Re: compiling 2.4.0 kernels on potato
Ok, its been too damned long since I've had to apply patches to anything.
Can you tell me the way the directories need to look in order to apply the
patch? Umm, as well as the command needed to apply the patch.
Jeez, I feel like a gimp
Jonathan Heaney spoke forth with the blessed manuscript:
> 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).
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