Linux Kernel 3.14.8 Released

Linux Kernel 3.14.8 has just been released and it comes with many bug fixes and improvements, most of which are support for new devices and bug fixes. As announced by Greg KH email, all users of the 3.14 kernel series must upgrade. Some of the bug fixes are outlined below:

linux-kernel-01

  • PCI/MSI: Fix memory leak in free_msi_irqs()
  • ahci: add PCI ID for Marvell 88SE91A0 SATA Controller
  • fs,userns: Change inode_capable to capable_wrt_inode_uidgid
  • auditsc: audit_krule mask accesses need bounds checking
  • rtl28xxu: add 1b80:d395 Peak DVB-T USB
  • netfilter: ipv4: defrag: set local_df flag on defragmented skb
  • rtl28xxu: add USB ID for Genius TVGo DVB-T03
  • rtl28xxu: add chipset version comments into device list
  • ahci: Add Device ID for HighPoint RocketRaid 642L
  • MIPS: asm: thread_info: Add _TIF_SECCOMP flag
  • iser-target: Fix multi network portal shutdown regression
  • target: Allow READ_CAPACITY opcode in ALUA Standby access state
  • Target/iscsi,iser: Avoid accepting transport connections during stop stage
  • rtl28xxu: add ID [0ccd:00b4] TerraTec NOXON DAB Stick (rev 3)
  • mei: me: fix hw ready reset flow
  • mei: me: drop harmful wait optimization
  • mei: me: read H_CSR after asserting reset

[button link=”https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.14.8″ color=”primary”]Full Change Log[/button]

Install Linux Kernel 3.14.8

Step 1: Download Kernel Debs

32bit OS

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.8-utopic/linux-headers-3.14.8-031408_3.14.8-031408.201406161755_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.8-utopic/linux-headers-3.14.8-031408-generic_3.14.8-031408.201406161755_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.8-utopic/linux-image-3.14.8-031408-generic_3.14.8-031408.201406161755_i386.deb

64bit OS

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.8-utopic/linux-headers-3.14.8-031408_3.14.8-031408.201406161755_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.8-utopic/linux-headers-3.14.8-031408-generic_3.14.8-031408.201406161755_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.8-utopic/linux-image-3.14.8-031408-generic_3.14.8-031408.201406161755_amd64.deb

Step 2: Install Downloaded Packages

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.14*.deb linux-image-3.14*.deb

Step 3: Reboot System

sudo reboot

Step 4: Check Kernel Version

uname -r

Uninstall Kernel 3.14.5 Update

– Reboot into previous kernel (Grub -> Advanced -> select previous kernel) and run the following command

sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-3.14.8-* linux-image-3.14.8-*

– Reboot your machine

 
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