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Re: Patching 2.6.11.6 to 2.6.11.7



On Sunday 10 Apr 2005 05:18, R L wrote:
> I am trying to patch from 2.6.11.6 to 2.6.11.7 using the command:
> patch -E -p1 <patchfile in /usrsrc/linux-2.6.  However, I am getting
> messages that a previous patch was applied and some y/n questions.  I
> just ain't working.  Isn't this the way you are supposed to patch
> kernels from kernel.org?

You have to back out the 2.6.11.6 patch first:

cd into the source tree
patch -R -p1 </path/to/patch

and then apply the 2.6.11.7 patch:

patch -E -p1 </path/to/patch

Then recompile.

HTH

Colin
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Fedora Core 2, Custom Built Kernel 2.6.11-ck4
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