Kernel 4.0.5 released with architecture updates

Greg Kroah-Hartman recently announced the release of Linux Kernel 4.0.5, which has been tagged the most advanced and stable kernel version currently available. Linux kernel 4.0.5 brings architecture updates for ARM, x86, MIPS, PowerPC, s390, ARM64, and PA-RISC, filesystem specific optimizations for Btrfs, EXT4, XFS, OverlayFS, jbd2, Optimized MPEG Filesystem (OMFS), and NFS and updated drivers, among others.

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Linux Kernel 4.0.5 changelog

  • sd: Disable support for 256 byte/sector disks
  • fix race when unfreezing sync_action
  • UBI: block: Add missing cache flushes
  • drm/amdkfd: Don’t report local memory size
  • dm: fix reload failure of 0 path multipath mapping on blk-mq devices
  • Revert “drm/radeon: only mark audio as connected if the monitor supports it (v3)”
  • iwlwifi: mvm: Free fw_status after use to avoid memory leak
  • rtlwifi: rtl8192cu: Fix kernel deadlock
  • See announcement for full release
  • Install Kernel 4.0.5 on Ubuntu OS

    32bit OS

    cd /tmp
    
    wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.5-wily/linux-headers-4.0.5-040005_4.0.5-040005.201506061639_all.deb
    
    wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.5-wily/linux-headers-4.0.5-040005-generic_4.0.5-040005.201506061639_i386.deb
    
    wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.5-wily/linux-image-4.0.5-040005-generic_4.0.5-040005.201506061639_i386.deb
    
    sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.0*.deb linux-image-4.0*.deb
    
    sudo reboot

    64bit OS

    cd /tmp
    
    wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.5-wily/linux-headers-4.0.5-040005_4.0.5-040005.201506061639_all.deb
    
    wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.5-wily/linux-headers-4.0.5-040005-generic_4.0.5-040005.201506061639_amd64.deb
    
    wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.5-wily/linux-image-4.0.5-040005-generic_4.0.5-040005.201506061639_amd64.deb
    
    sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.0*.deb linux-image-4.0*.deb
    
    sudo reboot

    Remove Linux Kernel 4.0.5

    sudo apt-get remove linux-header-4.0* linux-image-4.0*
     
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