[olug] Patching the kernel

Christopher Cashell topher at zyp.org
Sat Dec 1 21:07:27 UTC 2001

On Sat, Dec 01, 2001 at 12:50:28PM -0600, Don Kauffman wrote:
> Is there a later kernel that is already patched with ext3fs support? Or
> does some one know of a good source for this documentation?

Support for the ext3 fs was incorporated into the main kernel source
tree with the 2.4.15 release.  However, there was a serious bug with the
2.4.15 release, so it should be avoided.

If you want to compile a kernel with ext3 fs, without having to patch it
yourself, I'd suggest grabbing the 2.4.16 release.  You can get it from

> Don Kauffman



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