From: Paul Jakma (paulj at domain alphyra.ie)
Date: Wed 17 Oct 2001 - 09:36:55 IST
On 17 Oct 2001, Stephane Dudzinski wrote:
> just did a tar xvjf on linux-2.4.12.tar.bz2 and it untarred wrongly (bad
> end of file) (got the source kernel 2 minutes ago from esat).
> Try 2.4.10 and then get the patches, might be better ... worst case, get
> the one directly from kernel.org
no no no no no NOOOOOOOOOOOOO
if you already have kernel source locally - get the PATCHES!
(unless total size of patches > size of kernel source )
there's even a ferkin script included with the source to apply the
patches for you fer ferkin hurkin sake!
see the top of the file for usage.
couldn't be simpler.
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