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Re: Include DSDT initrd patch?



On Wed, 2005-09-21 at 18:38 -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2005 at 12:41:52AM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>  > Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
>  > 
>  > >On Wed, 2005-09-21 at 21:02 +0200, Patrick wrote:
>  > > 
>  > >
>  > >>Would the powers that be consider including in the next kernel the
>  > >>appropriate patch from http://gaugusch.at/kernel.shtml which allows you
>  > >>to fix buggy ACPI DSDTs and include them in the initrd so you don't have
>  > >>to recompile the kernel every time you want to make a change? FWIW
>  > >>Mandriva, SuSE and Ubuntu already use them.
>  > >http://bugzilla.redhat.com/
>  > >
>  > Might also push for inclusion in upstream kernel
> 
> This is the way forward here. I'm trying to reduce the
> patchcount in fedora kernels, rather than increase it.

[...]
Patch: kernel-2.6.12-fedora.patch
[...]
</not yet friday>

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