I posted on Experts-Exchange but havent had the fix that i require yet.
So I've been an idiot and upgraded the kernel on my virtualmin server... everything works smoothly except for mysql :|
no matter what i try, i am unable to bring the service back to life.
sudo service mysql start start: Job failed to start
uname -a Linux hostname-removed 3.2.0-53-generic #81-Ubuntu SMP Thu Aug 22 21:01:03 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and Virtualmin 4.02 - I have several sites set up which depend on mysql. Each site worked perfectly until the upgrade!