[CentOS] new mysql installation, kinda stuck- sorta solved

Tue Feb 7 11:52:06 UTC 2012
Michael Simpson <mikie.simpson at gmail.com>

On 3 February 2012 07:22,  <nux at li.nux.ro> wrote:
> Bob Hoffman writes:
> When you run into this kind of problems you can just remove or rename
> /var/lib/mysql and restart the service, it should "reset" you back to
> square one. Of course, make a backup first!

Sometimes you need to run mysql-db-install as well if you have del'd
all of the /var/lib/mysql/ directory