[Gllug] compiling 2.5 kernels

steve at topdecktravel.co.uk steve at topdecktravel.co.uk
Thu Apr 18 18:55:32 UTC 2002

Quoting Dave Jones <davej at suse.de>:

> On Thu, Apr 18, 2002 at 04:02:19PM +0100, Stephen Harker wrote:
>  > I'm beginning to think that I might just play around with the 2.4 series
>  > kernels instead because I really don't fancy letting this dodgy kernel
>  > I'm building loose on my mp3 collection etc...
> Very wise. 2.5 is held together by lots of pieces of string at best
> right now. I've been fortunate enough not to have lost anything so far
> on all 3 of my 'victim' boxes, but I don't trust it enough for my
> desktop/laptop just yet.

Well I got a 2.5.8 kernel and modules eventually and it booted up and I got as 
far as KDM and I went to login and my keyboard wasn't working so back to the 
drawing board.

>  > If I want to apply the 2.4.19-pre5-ac3 patch, do I patch it to a stable
>  > 2.4.18 source tree or is there something else I have to do first?
> get 2.4.18
> apply 2.4.19-pre5 on top
> apply 2.4.19-pre5-ac3 on top
>  > I tried it just now and I think I got it all wrong.
> Usually, taking the last - element off the name of the patch is what
> you need to apply it to. 
Oh right. Makes sense. I've not really gone this far down this particular road 
before :-)


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