No Suitable Driver at dataSource.getConnection();

Mon, 11 Jun 2007 03:03:17 -0700
Hi all ,,

I had my application to connect to the database in a classical way
i.e. not a pooled connection. The method was as fellows

  private void connect(){
      con = DriverManager.getConnection(URL,"root","root");
      stmt = con.createStatement();
    catch(Exception e)

Now I want to change that function into the following :

private void pooledConnection() throws Exception {
        String connectURI = "jdbc:mysql://
        DataSource dataSource = setupDataSource(connectURI);
        con = dataSource.getConnection();
        stmt = con.createStatement();

       public static DataSource setupDataSource(String connectURI) {
        org.apache.commons.pool.ObjectPool connectionPool = new
        ConnectionFactory connectionFactory = new
        PoolableConnectionFactory poolableConnectionFactory = new
        PoolingDataSource dataSource = new
        return dataSource;

I get an Error of a Suitable driver not found At the line that trues
to connect to the datasource

con = dataSource.getConnection();

The thing is I am 100% sure that the classpath is set properly of the
driver. Thats why the prioir method works .. But how come this doesnt

I appreciate all your help guys.

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