[Buildroot] [OT?] Re: Applying custom kernel patches

bruce bushby bruce.bushby at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 23:19:57 UTC 2011


I'm new to buildroot so probably don't understand it all yet.

>From my perspective, my board is not supported, so my patches are more then
adding a "defconfig"

Perhaps: /opt/buildroot/linux/kernel-patches/<kernel
version>/<number-ordered-patch-details.patch>

would be easier then pasting patches into "make menuconfig"




On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 10:59 PM, Yann E. MORIN <
yann.morin.1998 at anciens.enib.fr> wrote:

> All,
>
> On Friday 04 March 2011 23:45:07 ANDY KENNEDY wrote:
> > > Could someone write a HOWTO?
> > > I mean:
> > > step 0): "I have kernel.xxx.yy.zzz directory unpacked AND a set of
> > > patches (that applies correctly from kernel root) patch.00xx.patch"
> > > step 1): where should I put (link?) kernel source?,
> > > step 2): where should I put patches?.
> > > step 3): how do I inform buildroot about patches?
> >
> > It isn't that "dumbed down" but how about:
> > buildroot/docs/patches.html  <Linux kernel section>?
>
> Not sure it will answer the question, but what about:
>  http://buildroot.org/downloads/buildroot.html#board_support
>
> Regards,
> Yann E. MORIN.
>
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