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Re: gunzipping the patch...



André Dahlqvist wrote:
> 
> Thomas Pocock <psyttgp nottingham ac uk> wrote:

> > all the HOW-TOs I've seen say that the existing kernel is somewhere in
> > /usr/src/linux/, but I don't have a linux directory in /usr/src.
> > Is this a problem (btw, I'm running Mandrake Linux).
> 
> Then you need to install the kernel source which I'm sure is available
> from mandrake's FTP or on their CD. After that, apply the patch.

Uh, oh. No!

AFAIK the Mandrake kernel-(S)RPMs have ext3 already included. So there
is no need to patch it. You only need that patch if you use a vanilla
kernel from ftp.kernel.org.

Juri





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