Cannot reinstall MySql in 11.10 - ERROR: There's not enough space in /var/lib/mysql/

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http://askubuntu.com – I've tried it all (removing all the packages associated with MySQL) but keep getting stuff like this: Preconfiguring packages ... (Reading database ... 142196 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking mysql-server-5.1 (from .../mysql-server-5.1_5.1.63-0ubuntu0.11.10.1_amd64.deb) ... ERROR: There's not enough space in /var/lib/mysql/ dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/mysql-server-5.1_5.1.63-0ubuntu0.11.10.1_amd64.deb (--unpack): subprocess new pre-installation script returned error exit status 1 Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/mysql- (HowTos)