How do I create a Linux kernel patch?
- Step 1: Obtain the kernel source package. First you need to fetch the proper kernel source rpm.
- Step 2: Install the kernel source.
- Step 3: Rebuild the kernel source.
- Step 4: Copy the kernel source.
- Step 5: Clean old module & config files.
- Step 6: Apply the PATCH.
- Step 7: Recompile Kernel.
- Step 8: Compile the kernels modules.
How do I get kernel patches? Where can I download the patches? ¶ The patches are available at http://kernel.org/ Most recent patches are linked from the front page, but they also have specific homes.
What is a patched kernel? Kernel patch may refer to: Kernel Patch Protection (KPP), a feature of 64-bit (x64) editions of Microsoft Windows that prevents patching the kernel, informally known as PatchGuard. kpatch, a feature of the Linux kernel that implements live patching of a running kernel.
Does Linux have patches? Linux patch management is similar to Windows patch management in that it refers to the process of using patches to update the operating system. These patches are most often security related but may also include bug fixes or new operating system features.