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   Linux FAQ > 6. Porting, Compiling and Obtaining Programs
Question:  6.10. What To Do about Errors Trying to Compile the Kernel.

See the previous question regarding the header files.

Remember that when you apply a patch to the kernel, you must use the "-p0" or "-p1" option: otherwise, the patch may be misapplied. See the patch manual page for details.

"ld: unrecognized option `-qmagic'" means that you should get a newer linker, from, in the file binutils-

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