Problem in applying "random" patch

Jörg Harmuth harmuth at
Tue Nov 22 12:32:38 CET 2005

vikrant at schrieb:
> Hi,
> I am trying to apply the "random" patch using patchomatic ng, but I am
> unable to apply it successfully. It refuses to show options for the random
> patch, saying "random does not match your source trees, skipping...". It
> then jumps to "raw" patch.
> The kernel version on my test machine is and iptables version is
> 1.3.4. The dsitribution is CentOS4.
> I downloaded the latest "patch-o-matic-ng-20040621.tar.bz2" from
> The command that I used for patching was:
> # KERNEL_DIR=/usr/src/kernels/linux-
> IPTABLES_DIR=/root/iptables-1.3.4/ ./runme base
> I have made sure that KERNEL_DIR and IPTABLES_DIR path are correct. I had
> also tried using two other kernel versions earlier, 2.6.9-5.0.3 and
> 2.6.9-22.0.1 with Iptables verion 1.2.11, but had got same results.

I have also kernel but patch-o-matic-ng-20051117.tar.bz2 and
this works. Maybe this is the why ? My system is Debian Sarge, I'm not
sure if this matters.



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