[CentOS] CentOSPlus kernel (Was: Centos 6 Update?)

Fri Apr 8 15:35:28 UTC 2011
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 7:16 AM, Steve Clark <sclark at netwolves.com> wrote:
> On 04/07/2011 05:14 PM, Akemi Yagi wrote:

> I have just installed the kernel and will now start testing.
> Great. Please keep us posted. If the patches work as expected, they
> will be a worthy addition to the cplus kernel.

> I got a kernel built with the patches using the wiki and your notes in
> 0004586 (thanks). I am pleased  to report
> that they appear to work as advertised. With:
> net.ipv6.conf.default.forwarding = 2
> net.ipv6.conf.all.accept_ra = 2
> Router solicitations were issued and router advertisements were accepted and
> I could still forward packets.

Glad to hear things worked. Now that a new c6 kernel update is out, I
will try and see if I could include the patches to this version (
2.6.32-71.24.1 ).

> I didn't make new patches, I simply did
> %define with_fuzzy_patches 1

Never used it. Is it "safe" to do that?

> Also what should the normal rpmbuild line be?
> I ended up doing
> rpmbuild -bb --target=`uname -m` kernel.spec --with firmware --without debug
> --without debuginfo
> The first time I didn't have --with firmware and the kernel wouldn't
> install.

Yes, C6 kernels require kernel-firmware. I build it with --target noarch.