[ltp] Re: kernel semi-newbie question

Juergen Stuber linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 09 Dec 2004 17:37:22 +0100

Hi Bob,

Bob Alexander <bob@ngi.it> writes:
> Since I wanted to test ACPI now that APM since to works almost aok, 

:-) I know that feeling

> and I have read that the ibm-acpi extensions are now in
> the latest -mm patches I thought I wanted to try the latter.

ibm-acpi is already in the mainline kernel from 2.6.10-rc2 on.

> So here is what I am trying to do:
> 1) download a full 2.6.9 source tree
> 2) download the latest 2.6.10-rc3 prepatch and apply to 2.6.9
> 3) download the 2.6.10-rc2-mm4 patch and apply to 2.6.10-rc3

You can make your life easier by downloading 2.6.10-rc3 directly from

Hope this helps somebody :-)


Jürgen Stuber <juergen@jstuber.net>
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