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Old 11-28-2017, 01:34 AM   #1
techdev
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Unhappy Installing Linux kernel from the mailing list(lkml) patch


Hello,

I have got the patch information in the linux kernel mailing list forum https://lkml.org/lkml/2017/9/18/76.

Can anyone help me on how to install he patch given in the lkml(https://lkml.org/lkml/2017/9/18/76) forum. Or support me with the direction to proceed with the patch implementation.

Thanks.

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Old 11-28-2017, 05:18 AM   #2
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You will need to:
  • Download the source code for the kernel in question
  • Apply the patch, typically with patch -p1 < patchfile
  • Generate or copy a .config file into the kernel source root directory (zcat /proc/config.gz > .config will usually do the trick)
  • Compile the kernel
  • Install the newly compiled kernel and modules
More detailed instructions for each step should be no more than a quick search away.

Last edited by Ser Olmy; 11-28-2017 at 09:21 AM.
 
Old 12-03-2017, 08:04 PM   #3
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The link you gave is not a PATCH. It's a program to do testing of a kernel patched with the patch referred to in the post. This is the patch itself: https://lkml.org/lkml/2017/9/18/73
 
  


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