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Re: compiling 2.4.0 kernels on potato



Moritz, the patch has subsequently been corrected - you can use the
updates in pub/linux/kernel/testing to get the latest patch.  I've
amended the relevant section below.

>use the following patch:
> 
> --- linux/kernel/timer.c.orig   Thu Jul 13 15:51:31 2000
> +++ linux/kernel/timer.c        Thu Jul 13 15:53:25 2000
> @@ -577,7 +577,7 @@
>                         p->counter = 0;
>                         p->need_resched = 1;
>                 }
> -               if (p->priority < DEF_PRIORITY)
> +               if (p->nice < DEF_NICE)
                             ^^^
wrong way round, it's now     >

or else everything is inverted.

There are a few other chages required depending on arhcitecture / what
drivers you are compiling so I would get the latest patch from testing
(6, which I'm just about to compile - hopefully it has repaired the
parport_pc problem that the last few have had, although there's a patch
for that too).

Jonathan



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