Downgrading from current

Hakan K dominor at
Mon Jul 30 02:18:21 UTC 2007

How about creating a new partition and using new partition for
I do not think you will be able to keep the files, if u install on same


On 7/29/07, Ross Penner <ross.penner at> wrote:
> I recently upgraded my system from stable to current to try and take
> advantage of some of wireless features offered. Unfortunetly, things
> didn't work out as well as I'd like to and I want to downgrade.
> Reading online, it seems that downgrading isn't supported and it's
> probably best to just reinstall the system. This seems reasonable enough
> to me but I have a couple problems I need to address first.
> I have a lot of data on my /usr partition that I would rather not have to
> backup and then readd to the system. is there a way I can reinstall and
> leave parts of the file system intact? I assume that I can use the same
> partitions but I'm worried that reinstalling will clean the partitions.
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