I can't get the patch command to work

Jim Wantz jwantz at hpcc2.hpcc.noaa.gov
Mon Jun 5 10:23:06 EDT 2000

Hi Kirk,
I ran into a lot more than just one hunk failed when trying to patch in
speakup-0.09 yesterday.  Specifically I am running 2.2.14-12   I'm still
having the modules_install problem after renaming the
/lib/modules/2.2.14-12 directory.  I'm definitely going to 2.2.15!

     Jim Wantz WB0TFK

On 4 Jun 2000, Kirk Reiser wrote:

> Hi David:  Your linux source tree needs to be /usr/src/linux.  If your
> patch is in the /usr/src directory, you cd to that directory:
> cd /usr/src
> patch -p0 <speakup-0.09-v2.2-patch
> That should work.  If it doesn't then I suspect there is something
> wrong with your linux source tree.  If you are using the Redhat kernel
> source the other architectures other than the i386 are not there so
> you will get failed hunks on those architectures.  If you want more
> satisfying results get the full kernel source from
> ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.2/linux-2.2.15.tar.gz
>   Kirk
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