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Old 03-12-2017, 09:13 PM   #91
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The new "mainline" kernel, 4.11-rc2, has been released for testing.

https://www.kernel.org
 
Old 03-15-2017, 03:36 AM   #92
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Kernel updates have been released for 4.4.54, 4.9.15 and 4.10.3.

The change logs,

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/ker...angeLog-4.4.54

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/ker...angeLog-4.9.15

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/ker...angeLog-4.10.3
 
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Old 03-15-2017, 01:37 PM   #93
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Sorry to disturb this announcements, but it is normal that lts kernel iterations are so quick? (4 days since the last one)
 
Old 03-15-2017, 02:05 PM   #94
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Sorry to disturb this announcements, but it is normal that lts kernel iterations are so quick? (4 days since the last one)
Kernel version consists of two to three parts (x.y or x.y.z). Since changing x part is arbitrary, let's treat x.y as a major version and z as minor. Non LTS kernels get only a handful of minor version releases before they're abandoned, usually it happens not long after the next major version is released. LTS kernels get minor version releases for several years, how long depends on the maintainer of particular LTS kernel. That's what Long Term Support means in this case. Frequency of minor version releases has nothing to do with it.
 
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Old 03-15-2017, 02:14 PM   #95
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Sorry to disturb this announcements, but it is normal that lts kernel iterations are so quick? (4 days since the last one)
As far as I know upgrades are provided when deemed necessary for important fixes, not according to a schedule. For instance about 4.4.54 Greg KH says:
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I'm announcing the release of the 4.4.54 kernel.

All users of the 4.4 kernel series must upgrade

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Old 03-15-2017, 02:55 PM   #96
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Greg always says that on his announcements: It's just boilerplate, You can't read anything into it.

You'll typically see a new stable release a day or three after a RC release from Linus but it can vary depending on Greg's availability and workload at the time: sometimes he has a backlog to work through and may split the updates into multiple batches. This is usually when you see a couple of releases in rapid succession.

Whether any particular release has a fix for a really serious bug or not is something you're mostly left guessing. The kernel dev's attitude seems to be that "bugs are just bugs..." which is not very helpful to those of us who don't have their insight on kernel internals.
 
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Old 03-15-2017, 05:01 PM   #97
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Greg always says that on his announcements: It's just boilerplate, You can't read anything into it.

You'll typically see a new stable release a day or three after a RC release from Linus but it can vary depending on Greg's availability and workload at the time: sometimes he has a backlog to work through and may split the updates into multiple batches. This is usually when you see a couple of releases in rapid succession.

Whether any particular release has a fix for a really serious bug or not is something you're mostly left guessing. The kernel dev's attitude seems to be that "bugs are just bugs..." which is not very helpful to those of us who don't have their insight on kernel internals.
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Old 03-18-2017, 09:00 AM   #98
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"KERNELS! Fresh from Kazakus!"

4.10.4
4.9.16
4.4.55

Last edited by GazL; 03-18-2017 at 12:19 PM. Reason: Oops... fixed.
 
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Old 03-18-2017, 11:30 AM   #99
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s/4.4.45/4.4.55

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"KERNELS! Fresh from Kazakus!"

4.10.4
4.9.16
4.4.45
You mean 4.4.55 !
 
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Old 03-18-2017, 12:20 PM   #100
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Ooops, At least I got the link right, if not the text.
 
Old 03-20-2017, 08:39 AM   #101
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The "mainline" kernel, 4.11-rc3, has been released for testing.

https://www.kernel.org/

The source, https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/ker....11-rc3.tar.xz
 
Old 03-22-2017, 09:57 AM   #102
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Here we go again...
4.10.5, 4.9.17, and 4.4.56
 
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Old 03-22-2017, 05:50 PM   #103
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4.9.17 --> Finally fix cursor problem with GTX 1000 SERIES.
 
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Old 03-26-2017, 08:22 AM   #104
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Kernels 4.4.57, 4.9.18 and 4.10.6 have been released.

The change logs,

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/ker...angeLog-4.4.57

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/ker...angeLog-4.9.18

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/ker...angeLog-4.10.6

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Old 03-26-2017, 06:23 PM   #105
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The "mainline" kernel, 4.11-rc4, has been released for testing.

https://www.kernel.org/
 
  


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