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  • Patch: Linux 2.6.11.6 on Epia

    From the earlier posts in this thread, it seemed that there was at least one person interested in getting the latest & greatest (?) kernel/patches running on their Epia, so I thought I'd share this.

    NB: this is a work-in-progress; I've stayed away from the absolute "bleeding-edge" source, but don't come after me with a baseball bat if this stuff does not work as intended - its working for me ATM, tho.

    linux-2.6.11_to_linux-2.6.11.7-atlas.r4.patch.bz2
    Patch against vanilla linux-2.6.11 (this patch will bring you up to 2.6.11.7)
    My M10k machine's hostname is "atlas", in case anyone was wondering where that came from.

    From "bzcat $patch | head -n 20":
    Code:
    base: linux-2.6.11.7
    patches applied:
            general:
                    patch-2.6.11-ck4.bz2
                    patch-2.6.11-mh2.gz
                    loop_aes-3.0c-2.6.11.diff
                    patch_2.6.11-swsusp2-2.1.8.bz2
                    acpi-20050309-2.6.11.diff.bz2
                    supermount-ng208-2611.diff
                    inotify-0.22-rml-2.6.11-1.patch
                    vesafb-tng-0.9-rc6-2.6.11-rc1.patch
                    2.6.11-mm4-bk-drm.patch
                    lirc-0.7.1pre4.bz2
                    lirc-conf2.bz2
                    shfs-0.35.patch.bz2
                    shfs_Makefile.patch
    
            epia-specific:
                    viafb_03.diff
                    2.6.11-mm4-bk-drm-via.patch
    All of the patches that I used can be found by googling for the file names, with the following exceptions:
    • "patch_2.6.11-swsusp2-2.1.8.bz2" is a just a monolithic version of "software-suspend-2.1.8-for-2.6.11"
    • "2.6.11-mm4-bk-drm.patch" is just renamed from 2.6.11-mm4's "bk-drm.patch"
    • "2.6.11-mm4-bk-drm-via.patch" is just renamed from 2.6.11-mm4's "bk-drm-via.patch"
    • "loop_aes-3.0c-2.6.11.diff" is just renamed from the kernel 2.6 patch in v3.0c loop-aes
    I was going to use the -cko patchset for 2.6.11, but decided to go with -ck and roll my own, as it were, for the rest.

    Other than the drm-via patch from 2.6.11-mm4 and the viafb patch, I haven't used any of the patches one usually associates with "-epia" - the functionality that was provided by "-epia" is pretty much in the vanilla kernel now.

    The "shfs" and "loop-aes" patches aren't particularly germane to a carpc; this patch is based on my desktop kernel, and I thought shfs et al. would be neato-keen. Just ignore them.

    config-atlas-1.0.bz2
    My Epia M10k's config.
    I'll update it in the near-future - promise!

    Happy hacking.

    PS: I was going to attach these files to this post, but there's this size restriction - plus, for whatever reason, "bz2" isn't a valid extension. <sigh>
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