Hi Jim, > I did not do this myself, but some have stated that they dump > the database before upgrading to a new version. Then they > bring it in to the newer version. You might find information > in the archives somewhere. I remember the subject being discussed. This is advisable for major revisions, like from 7.4 to 8.0 or 8.0 to 8.1. My problem (which was already covered on the postgresql-general list) is that I have a database containing non-UNICODE characters which restored just fine up until now, but the new UNICODE checks in the minor revision 8.0.8 refuses to restore my databases because of mentioned characters. > Anyway, to downgrade a package to a previous version, run the > --oldpackage flag to rpm. > Basically, download the older version and dependent programs > to a directory. Then run the below from a root terminal and > in the directory > where you have the older rpms. > rpm -Uvh --oldpackage *.rpm > > You should then have the previous version installed. Thanks for that. That is exactly what I needed to know. Best, Oliver Fuerst This e-mail is private and may be confidential and is for the intended recipient only. If misdirected, please notify us by telephone and confirm that it has been deleted from your system and any copies destroyed. If you are not the intended recipient you are strictly prohibited from using, printing, copying, distributing or disseminating this e-mail or any information contained in it. Auctioning4u use reasonable endeavours to virus scan all e-mails leaving the Company but no warranty is given that this e-mail and any attachments are virus free. You should undertake your own virus checking. The right to monitor e-mail communications through our network is reserved by Auctioning4u. Any views or opinions are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Auctioning4u.