Linux Kernel 4.4.9 LTS Is Out, Introduces Multiple ARM, EXT4, and x86 Changes

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2016-May-05 | Tags: kernelupdate

Linux on ARMImmediately after informing us about the availability of Linux kernel 4.5.3 for select GNU/Linux operating systems, kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman posted details about the release of the ninth maintenance build in the long-term supported Linux 4.4 series.

Linux kernel 4.4.9 LTS is out now, and according to the appended shortlog, it's a pretty big update, changing a total of 176 files, with 1648 insertions and 691 deletions. Among the changes, we can notice various improvements to the ARM, ARM64 (AArch64), x86, s390, and PowerPC (PPC) hardware architectures, along with fixes for the EXT4 file system and lots of core kernel enhancements.


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