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MySQL 8 Cookbook by Karthik Appigatla

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Using YUM Repositories

After the uninstallation, install the older version:

  1. Switch the repositories:
shell> sudo yum-config-manager --disable mysql80-communityshell> sudo yum-config-manager --enable mysql57-community
  1. Verify that mysql57-community is enabled:
shell> yum repolist enabled | grep "mysql.*-community.*"!mysql-connectors-community/x86_64 MySQL Connectors Community                 42!mysql-tools-community/x86_64      MySQL Tools Community                      53!mysql57-community/x86_64          MySQL 5.7 Community Server                227
  1. Downgrades are tricky; it is better to remove the existing packages before downgrading:
shell> sudo rpm -qa | grep -i mysql-community | xargs sudo rpm -e --nodepswarning: /etc/my.cnf saved as /etc/my.cnf.rpmsave
  1. List the available versions:
shell> sudo ...

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