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SubjectRe: how to know to which file in kernel the patch can be applied?
umesh jaiswal wrote:
>
> Dear sir ...
> I have applied a linux-2_2_16_diff.htm patch which I have downloaded
> from kgdb site for remote kernel debugging by giving the command
> cd /usr/src/linun2.2.16
> $[linux] patch p0 < linux-2_2_16_diff.htm
>
> But after appling the above patch command the console giving the massage :
> type the file name you want to patch.
> I don't know sir which file I have to patch for remote kernel debugging
> support on my development machine .pls help me out.
>

Most of the patches assume that your current working directory is
/usr/src
If you are in /usr/src/linux* try "patch -p1 <patch"
You can browse the patch with less and see at the "diff" line what
the expected hierachy looks like
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