Linux Kernel 4.9 is coming on the Dec 11 2016?

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Linux Kernel 4.9 is coming on the Dec 11 2016?

Post by CrazyElf » Wed Dec 07, 2016 5:36 pm

Linux Kernel 4.9 is coming out on Dec 11 apparently
http://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-ke ... 0704.shtml

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As I own a pair of AMD GPUs on this system (a pair of MSI 290X Lightning), its interesting to see what AMD is doing, even this is mostly for the GCN 1.0 GPUs.

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Re: Linux Kernel 4.9 is coming on the Dec 11 2016?

Post by MMcD488 » Sun Dec 18, 2016 2:34 pm

I'm a little sad that Maxwell boost patches didn't make it into Nouveau for this release...
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Re: Linux Kernel 4.9 is coming on the Dec 11 2016?

Post by Lord Boltar » Fri Jan 13, 2017 4:06 pm

In this Tutorial I will show you how to Install the Latest version of Kernel 4.9.3 for x64 Linux Mint

Open Terminal and copy/paste the following

Step 1: Download

wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.9.3/linux-headers-4.9.3-040903_4.9.3-040903.201701120631_all.deb

wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.9.3/linux-headers-4.9.3-040903-generic_4.9.3-040903.201701120631_amd64.deb

wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.9.3/linux-image-4.9.3-040903-generic_4.9.3-040903.201701120631_amd64.deb

Step 2: After successful downloading install it

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.9.3* linux-image-4.9.3*

Step 3: Reboot your system type in

sudo reboot

After reboot check your kernel by opening terminal type in

uname -r

To uninstall

sudo apt-get remove 'linux-headers-4.9.3*' 'linux-image-4.9.3*'
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