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Old 11-06-2006, 12:32 AM   #1
Nishant Desai
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How to merge a Kernel Patch with Main source of Kernel?

Dear All,

I want to merge the patch of a kernel with Main kernel version of that patch e.g: I have a kernel 2.6.18 and the patch is 2.6.18-rmk7, then how to merge a patch into the main source of kernel? what is the method for this?

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Old 11-06-2006, 02:54 AM   #2
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I suppose that the simpliest solution consist on :

download the patch
put it in /usr/src
and if it is gunzipped
patch -p0 < patch_name
Ans if it is gzipped
gunzip patch_name.gz | patch -p0

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