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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I am a new user to fedora/linux systems >> Kindly help i want to start "mysql" on fedora 16 [root@localhost dear]# service mysqld start Redirecting to /bin/systemctl start mysqld.service Job failed. See system logs and 'systemctl status' for details. [root@localhost dear]# systemctl status mysqld.service mysqld.service - MySQL database server Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/mysqld.service; enabled) Active: failed since Sun, 29 Apr 2012 13:40:12 +0500; 49s ago Process: 3853 ExecStartPre=/usr/libexec/mysqld-prepare-db-dir (code=exited, status=244) C (HowTos)