Downgrade from 4.9 to 4.8 possibile?

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Downgrade from 4.9 to 4.8 possibile?

Post by lazyliberal » 2011/06/21 22:10:09

I am having an issue with an application and was wondering if I could downgrade the os from 4.9 to 4.8.

I tried just booting the kernel from 4.8 but I want to rule out any other updates that came with 4.9

I have the app working on a 4.8 server, aside from just cloning the 4.8 box, I was hoping for another option.

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Downgrade from 4.9 to 4.8 possibile?

Post by gerald_clark » 2011/06/22 13:31:35

You are unlikely to get much help without stating what your actual problem is.

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Re: Downgrade from 4.9 to 4.8 possibile?

Post by pschaff » 2011/06/24 12:57:03

I agree with Gerald, but it is certainly possible to downgrade specific components with "yum downgrade ...". (Edit: Don't know if 4.x supports that - might have to use rpm with a big hammer: --oldpackage and/or --force.) A fresh install would be preferable to trying to downgrade the whole OS.

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