Know more about AIX than I ever wanted do. We have a dual 740 machine here so powerful that it shifts gravity. Which is nice till you consider we're going to have to work with a 4 million record database. I'm scared now. And - decided to make my reading more eclectic... Like the "Nerds" link ? (Writing this to the strains of a large organ belting out Bach's Tocatta and Fugue in D Minor There's Pants for you. [he's just corrected me. "If youre going to split hairs, do it correctly". And here's the number: BWV565]..)