I use the CK patch to compile my own kernel. I always compile my own, fully customized. Just a practice that I follow.
Step 1. Download the patch.
Step 2. Download the kernel source and extract it to my /home directory.
Step 3. Extract the patch in the /home/linux-3.10.x directory and then patch the source.
patch -p1 < patch-3.10-ck1
Step 4. Then copy over the config from /boot and run
Step 5. The usual steps
After updating the bootloader & booting with your new kernel. You can check if you're using the BFS Scheduler by issuing the following command in your terminal application.
dmesg | grep scheduler
[ 0.380500] BFS CPU scheduler v0.440 by Con Kolivas.