[CentOS] How to patch a CentOS6 kernel

Wed Apr 10 13:50:00 UTC 2013
Michael Mol <mikemol at gmail.com>

On 04/10/2013 09:45 AM, Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 6:38 AM, Michael Mol <mikemol at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So I have a couple patches supplied to me by upstream in relation to a
>> kernel bug[1], but I can't figure out how to patch the kernel. The
>> CentOS wiki page discusses retrieving the kernel source[2], but doesn't
>> describe how to apply patches. Instructions I've found apply to CentOS5,
>> and RH has changed their kernel packaging since then.
>> I've been banging my head on this off and on for quite a while, now.
>> I've mucked with Gentoo and Debian packaging, but kernel RPMs are a new
>> one for me...
>> [1] http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=6343
>> [2] http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/I_need_the_Kernel_Source
> This wiki article explains how to apply patches:
> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Custom_Kernel

That looks like *exactly* what I needed.

> Or, you can download a source file for the centosplus kernel and see
> how the patches are added in there.

I think I've got what I needed, thanks.

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