Oh, never mind. I'm a moron. I looked at found out why at http://sunsite.auc.dk/linux-newbie/kernel_upgrade.htm. <sigh> i'm a moron <sigh> 8-( >I'm not sure how or where to find information about applying a kernel patch. Can someone point me in the right direction? I have the kernel sources, and the >appropriate kernel patch deb, but do I apply the patch before configuring and recompiling the kernel, or after? Guess I'm not sure what the patch actually does.