[CentOS] How to patch a CentOS6 kernel

Wed Apr 10 14:24:40 UTC 2013
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Michael Mol wrote:
> 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. :)

Oh, so he's not a virtual employee.... <g>