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Re: Am I shooting for the stars asking for kernel 2.6.19 RC1 for



On Mon, 9 Oct 2006, Kwan Lowe wrote:

>
> > On Mon, 9 Oct 2006, Kwan Lowe wrote:
> >
> >>> of course it won't work "cleanly," hence the need for
> >>>
> >>>   $ yes '' | make oldconfig
> >>>
> >>> to bring that FC stock config file into sync with the features of the
> >>> newer tree.
> >>
> >> Sure, try that.
> >
> > Hmmm. I'm not in the mood to "try" these on an operational
> > machine... unfortunately, that's all I have. I will let Dave Jones
> > and friends keep having all of the fun. :-)
>
> I wouldn't either.. I'm in the process of re-doing the TLDP kernel
> build guide and FC5 is the primary platform I'm using to test. There
> are lots of changes between the stock kernel and the FC5 kernel that
> default accepting/continuing will not resolve. Some are code tweaks
> requiring patches. At this point it's a matter of taking the fc5
> sources trying to apply the patchsets from 2.6.18 to 2.6.19.

i'm not sure what patches you're talking about.  on my updated FC5
system, i'm right this moment running 2.6.19-rc1, built from the stock
2.6.19-rc1 tree and config'ed from the latest FC5 config file with no
tweaks whatever using "make oldconfig".  no patches or other fixes of
any kind.

rday


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