[CentOS] How to patch a CentOS6 kernel

Wed Apr 10 14:15:48 UTC 2013
Michael Mol <mikemol at gmail.com>

On 04/10/2013 10:15 AM, Michael Mol wrote:
> On 04/10/2013 10:00 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Michael Mol 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...
>> <snip>
>> Um, if you got it from upstream, meaning, I presume, that you have a
>> license, why not call their support and ask them - that's what you're
>> spending money for....
> Upstream meaning kernel developers, not RH themselves. Though the kernel
> developer in question happens to be an RHEL employee.

RH employee. Doh. :)

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