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MySQL job will not start - database list could not be retrieved?

When I try to start the MySQL database server, I get an error: Job failed to start. How can I fix this?

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MySQL logs errors in /var/log like most daemons. Check the error log and you should find more information about what is occurring when you try to start the service.


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This question was answered by @ryanpq:

MySQL logs errors in /var/log like most daemons. Check the error log and you should find more information about what is occurring when you try to start the service.

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