LPI Linux Certification/Patching A Kernel

Detailed Objective edit

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Candidates should be able to properly patch a kernel to add support for new hardware. This objective also includes being able to properly remove kernel patches from already patched kernels.

  • Key knowledge area(s):
    • Kernel Makefiles
  • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
    • patch
    • gzip
    • bzip2