The Linux Kernel 3.6.8 has been released and ready to install on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal dan Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin via Deb packages. This release come with bug fixes from iSCSI, ALSA sound including sound issue for iMac - ALC889A on Ubuntu 12.10, IPv4 improvements and more!

Here are some Linux Kernel changes and improvements:
  • ext4: fix metadata checksum calculation for the superblock
  • reiserfs: Protect reiserfs_quota_write() with write lock
  • SCSI: isci: Allow SSP tasks into the task management path.
  • xen/events: fix RCU warning, or Call idle notifier after irq_enter()
  • ALSA: usb-audio: Fix crash at re-preparing the PCM stream
  • tcp: fix retransmission in repair mode
  • ipv4/ip_vti.c: VTI fix post-decryption forwarding
  • ipv4: avoid undefined behavior in do_ip_setsockopt()

For further information about the changelog please click here.

Install Linux Kernel 3.6.8 on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin
Please download all files and put in the same folder!



Once all files downloaded, run the following command to install them:
  • sudo dpkg -i *.deb

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