Linux Kernel 3.9.6 Has Been Released | How To Install Kernel 3.9.6 On Linux

Hello Linux Geeksters. Linux Kernel 3.9.6 has been released. 

How to install kernel 3.9.6 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy, Debian Squeeze, CrunchBang

Linux Kernel 3.9.6 brings only a few bug fixes and some drivers updates.

This is the complete list of new features and fixes:

  • Resynchronized with 2.4.36.7.
  • Support for several IDE/PATA/SATA controllers.
  • Assignment of SCSI devices with USB storage has been fixed.
  • The “rootdelay” boot parameter and the CLASSIFY netfilter target have been added.
  • A few other minor issues were fixed.

There is an installation script available, so, to install Kernel 3.9.6 on Linux Systems, just do:

$ wget https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/47950494/upubuntu/kernel-3.9.6 -O kernel-3.9.6-sh
$ sudo sh kernel-3.9.6.sh

And finally, reboot.

This guide works on all the Debian based systems, so, you can try it on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy, Debian Squeeze, CrunchBang and many others.

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