I got kernel update files from a magazine cd. The files are

1) linux-2.6.17.6.tar.bz2 (39.4 mb)
2)patch-2.6.17.6.bz2 (7.9 kb)
3) patch-2.6.17.5-6.bz2 (489 b )

Pls tell whether i can use these files to update my kernal. If so, how?