package mysql-server-5.1 5.1.30-2ubuntu3 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Bug #317441 reported by to6o on 2009-01-15
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #316974: Mysql dead after update. Edit Remove
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mysql-dfsg-5.1 (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

$lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu jaunty (development branch)
Release: 9.04
$ uname -a
Linux kubuntu 2.6.28-4-generic #10-Ubuntu SMP Mon Jan 12 19:35:29 UTC 2009 i686 GNU/Linux

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
ErrorMessage: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Package: mysql-server-5.1 5.1.30-2ubuntu3
SourcePackage: mysql-dfsg-5.1
Title: package mysql-server-5.1 5.1.30-2ubuntu3 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-4-generic i686

to6o (to6o123) wrote :
to6o (to6o123) wrote :

Additional info
using kubuntu 9.04
from update log:
Removing mysql-server ...
Processing triggers for libc6 ...
ldconfig deferred processing now taking place
(Reading database ... 122059 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace mysql-server-5.1 5.1.30-2ubuntu1 (using .../mysql-server-5.1_5.1.30-2ubuntu3_i386.deb) ...
 * Stopping MySQL database server mysqld
   ...done.
 * Stopping MySQL database server mysqld
   ...done.
Unpacking replacement mysql-server-5.1 ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Setting up mysql-server-5.1 (5.1.30-2ubuntu3) ...
 * Stopping MySQL database server mysqld
   ...done.
 * Starting MySQL database server mysqld
   ...fail!
invoke-rc.d: initscript mysql, action "start" failed.
dpkg: error processing mysql-server-5.1 (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
A package failed to install. Trying to recover:
Setting up mysql-server-5.1 (5.1.30-2ubuntu3) ...
 * Stopping MySQL database server mysqld
   ...done.
 * Starting MySQL database server mysqld
   ...fail!
invoke-rc.d: initscript mysql, action "start" failed.
dpkg: error processing mysql-server-5.1 (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
 mysql-server-5.1

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