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Old 11-07-2005, 06:20 PM   #1
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updating to patch-2.6.14

this is what i did:

put the patch-2.6.14.gz in /usr/src Then cd into /usr/src/linux and then:
gunzip -dc ../patch-2.6.14.gz | patch -p1

ile to patch:
Skip this patch? [y] n
File to patch: patch-2.6.14
patch-2.6.14: No such file or directory
Skip this patch? [y] y
Skipping patch.
1 out of 1 hunk ignored
patching file Documentation/DMA-ISA-LPC.txt
patching file Documentation/DocBook/journal-api.tmpl
Hunk #1 succeeded at 113 (offset -3 lines).
patching file Documentation/DocBook/kernel-hacking.tmpl
Hunk #1 succeeded at 6 (offset -2 lines).
Hunk #3 succeeded at 61 (offset -2 lines).
Hunk #5 succeeded at 111 (offset -2 lines).
Hunk #7 succeeded at 151 (offset -2 lines).
Hunk #9 FAILED at 188.
Hunk #10 succeeded at 278 (offset -2 lines).
Hunk #12 succeeded at 407 (offset -1 lines).
Hunk #14 succeeded at 579 (offset -1 lines).
Hunk #15 FAILED at 632.
Hunk #17 FAILED at 702.
Hunk #18 succeeded at 726 (offset 4 lines).
Hunk #20 succeeded at 777 with fuzz 1 (offset 4 lines).
Hunk #21 FAILED at 847.
Hunk #22 FAILED at 873.
Hunk #23 FAILED at 890.
Hunk #24 succeeded at 960 with fuzz 2 (offset 55 lines).
Hunk #25 succeeded at 925 (offset 4 lines).
Hunk #26 succeeded at 984 (offset 55 lines).
Hunk #27 succeeded at 952 with fuzz 1 (offset 4 lines).
Hunk #28 succeeded at 1036 (offset 74 lines).
Hunk #29 succeeded at 980 with fuzz 1 (offset 4 lines).
Hunk #30 FAILED at 998.
Hunk #31 succeeded at 1128 (offset 74 lines).
Hunk #32 succeeded at 1109 (offset 4 lines).
Hunk #33 FAILED at 1182.
Hunk #34 succeeded at 1313 (offset 74 lines).
8 out of 34 hunks FAILED -- saving rejects to file Documentation/DocBook/kernel-hacking.tmpl.rej
patching file Documentation/DocBook/mcabook.tmpl
Hunk #1 succeeded at 94 (offset -2 lines).
can't find file to patch at input line 1028
Perhaps you used the wrong -p or --strip option?
The text leading up to this was:
|diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/usb.tmpl b/Documentation/DocBook/usb.tmpl
|index f3ef0bf..705c442 100644
|--- a/Documentation/DocBook/usb.tmpl
|+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/usb.tmpl
File to patch:
.... hmmmm.. any ideas?
Old 11-07-2005, 07:47 PM   #2
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You need to have the full kernel source of the kernel immediately previous to the patch (i.e. for 2.6.14) for the patch to work. If you don't have the kernel source already or have an older version you should just download the complete kernel from


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