After founding the problem with not able to login with IE6 or opera i found the sollution.
more details here.
the problem is a little vage. if i log in, i'm loged in for just one page.
this means when i click new_album the album is created and i'm dropped out from admin.
i'm unable to change admin pass.
and unable to upload any pictures.
it says it's uploading but its doing nothing
Gallery URL: http://www.passie.info/gallery/
Gallery version: v1.4-pl1
Apache version: 1.3.28
PHP version: PHP Version 4.3.3
Graphics Toolkit: NetPBM
Operating system: FreeBSD ( server ) + WinXP ( client )
Web browser/version: IE6 + opera + mozzila firebird
gallery is in config mode
user = admin
pass = 123456
it's in test fase so play along