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I am using Fedora 16. I have downloaded MySQL Server and tried to start it; while doing so my Fedora hung. So I shutdown by pressing the power button. When I try to log in next time then this error occurs:

Oh no! Something has gone wrong.A problem has occurred and the system can't recover.Please contact a system administrator

How do I recover my Fedora?

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It says "Unable to recovery please contact your administrator"? That seems unlikely, unless it's a local customization –  Michael Mrozek Oct 21 '12 at 2:20
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I forgot exact error message –  Dinesh Smokin Oct 21 '12 at 5:42
    
Then try again, and come back with the exact error message. Is this after you type your password? –  Gilles Oct 21 '12 at 20:45
    
I have edited my post and posted a correct error message. Reopen this post and help me. –  Dinesh Smokin Oct 22 '12 at 1:18
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@MichaelMrozek turns out this message wasn't a joke .. Just found a link on google forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=272374 –  warl0ck Oct 22 '12 at 1:33
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reboot into single user mode press A when you see the grub menu and add a 1 to the end of your kernel args.

from there you will be able to fix anything you need to

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