Greg Kroah-Hartman announced yesterday, October 21, the immediate availability for download of the third maintenance release for the stable Linux 3.6 kernel series.
Linux kernel 3.6.3 introduces a lot of various fixes, as well as driver improvements, sound fixes, and improved Arch support.
Highlights of Linux kernel 3.6.3:
• PCI INTx eventfd setting has been moved earlier;
• PCI INTx disable consistency has been repaired;
• Bad delegations during open recovery have been removed;
• Jack detection on internal speakers for Realtek has been improved;
• The GPE storm threshold is now a module parameter;
• CPU/DDR frequency calculation for SRIF PLLs has been fixed;
• Endless looping between cascade() and internal_add_timer() has been fixed;
• wthresh need to be changed to 1 in order to avoid possible Tx stalls;
• Assertion failure in commit code due to lacking transaction credits, has been fixed;
• CDC-ACM support for the CX93010-2x UCMxx USB Modem has been added;
• Explicit set of cache_dynamic_acls=1 for TPG demo-mode has been added;
• Truncation of mode data has been fixed and zero allocation length is now supported;
• per-net NSM client creation and destruction helpers has been introduced;
• User memory corruption (i386 userland on amd64 kernel) has been fixed;
• LPIB delay counting on broken hardware has been stopped;
• A useless BUG_ON which caused a regression in 3.5 has been repaired.
A complete list of changes and fixes can be found in the official mailing list
“I'm announcing the release of the 3.6.3 kernel. All users of the 3.6 kernel series must upgrade.”
“The updated 3.5.y git tree can be found at: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git linux-3.6.y and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org git web browser: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git;a=summary
,” said Greg KH in the email announcement.
Users of the Linux kernel 3.6.x branch are urged to update as soon as possible to the new version.
Download Linux kernel 3.6.3
right now from Softpedia.