Very Quick introduction to quilt (Please format this etc. I'll do it when I have time - Phil) 1/ create a directory in your top level called “patches” This will collect all the patches that you generate using quilt example: mkdir patches 2/ Type “quilt new ” example: quilt new mynewdriver.patch this will tell quilt the name of the patch 3/ BEFORE you edit something add the file to quilt quilt add example: quilt add linux-2.6.x/drivers/char/mystuff/mydriver.c OR use quilt edit example: EDITOR=emacs quilt edit linux-2.6.x/drivers/char/mystuff/mydriver.c NOTE you will have to create the directory linux-2.6.x/drivers/char/mystuff before you save the file "mkdir -p linux-2.6.x/drivers/char/mystuff" 4/ You can see all the files managed by quilt quilt files 5/ You can see all the patches managed by quilt quilt series 6/ To create the patch use the “quilt refresh” command quilt refresh 7/ To remove the patch ( go back one version ) quilt pop 8/ To add the patch again ( go up one version ) quilt push 9/ To start a new patch quilt new