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Re: fetched 2.4.16 source tree

To: Nicolas Sauzede <>
Subject: Re: fetched 2.4.16 source tree
From: Guido Guenther <>
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2002 10:18:17 +0100
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Hi Nicolas,
On Wed, Mar 13, 2002 at 10:05:41AM +0100, Nicolas Sauzede wrote:
> I've got a working debian linux on my Indy, and I fetched the
> [kernel-source-2.4.16_2.4.16-1_all.deb] package
> but I couldn't recompile it !
> There are lots of warning and errors, both for kernel/modules
> I began patching (succesfully) ones concerning scsi, but there still remains
> keyboard and other part failing to compile..
> Do I have to apply some special patch ??
The diff between mainline and the oss mips kernel is about 4MB so yes,
you need additional patches.

> I just D/L [kernel-patch-2.4.16-mips_2.4.16-0.011212.1_all.deb] => is it it
> ? Is it the best patch, for compiling sources on my Indy ?
kernel-patch-2.4.17 is latest. The manpage of make-kpkg describes how to
apply these patches automagically during build.
This is somewhat debian specific, let's move this over to the
debian-mips list.
 -- Guido

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