Re: how to patch kernel 2.2 and compile a module with it
Below should be some help.
> i have debian 2.2 and kernel 2.2.19. i want to
> bttv module, as instructed by its home page
> i have to patch kernel with i2c-2.2.18.diff.gz, but
> what is the command to patch it?
> my 2nd question is how to compile bttv with kernel.
> below is extracted from readme of bttv driver, but i
> am still not clear about how to compile it:
> If you downloaded the separate bttv bundle: You
> configured kernel
> sources to compile the bttv driver. The driver uses
> some Makefile
> magic to compile the modules with your kernel's
> (wrt. module-versions, SMP, ...). If you already
> compiled the
> kernel at least once, you probably don't have do
> about this. If
> not, go to /usr/src/linux and run at least "make
> config". Even
> better, compile your own kernel, you'll never become
> real hacker
> else ;-)
> Note that you have to turn on video4linux support
> in the kernel to get the videodev.o module which is
> required by bttv.
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