Can you please explain what doesn't work in a more descriptive way (copy/paste what you did and what error messages you got) instead of just typing like a Windows-using grandmother who can only say "my computer doesn't work"?

From: mattias <mj@mjw.se>
To: Gordan Bobic <gordan@bobich.net>; colinux-users@lists.sourceforge.net
Sent: Friday, August 12, 2011 1:24 PM
Subject: Re: [coLinux-users] mysql on colinux

yum install mysql-server
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From: "Gordan Bobic" <gordan@bobich.net>
To: <colinux-users@lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Friday, August 12, 2011 11:22 AM
Subject: Re: [coLinux-users] mysql on colinux


> On Fri, 12 Aug 2011 03:35:29 +0200, "mattias" <mj@mjw.se> wrote:
>> not possible?
>> Installation of system tables failed!
>> this is on a clear centos 5.6 image
>
> I just yum installed it into a F11 image and that works fine. How did
> you install mysql? Was there a /var/lib/mysql directory and/or
> /etc/my.cnf before? Are the permissions on /var/lib/mysql OK? Is it on
> the root file system? Do you have SELinux running?
>
> Gordan
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