Linux Kernel 3.2.36 LTS Brings iPhone 5 Support, Download Now

Another stable branch of the Linux kernel is now available for download

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Ben Hutchings announced yesterday, January 4, the immediate availability for download of Linux kernel 3.2.36.

Ben Hutchings announced yesterday, January 4, the immediate availability for download of Linux kernel 3.2.36.

Linux kernel 3.2.36 introduces a lot of various fixes, as well as driver improvements, network fixes, and improved Arch support.

Highlights of Linux kernel 3.2.36 LTS:

• A workaround for hardware bug has been fixed (retired TDs not added to the Done Queue);
• Unsafe change to dm_ioctl data_size has been prevented;
• eDP clk and lane setup have been fixed for scaled modes;
• Do not call dev_put if restart timer is running upon close;
• Apple wireless keyboard 2011 ANSI PID support has been added;
• Stricter conditional for Z1 system models for Compliance Mode Patch;
• Power driver support for AMD's family 16h processors has been added;
• Pointer and buttonpad properties for Magic Trackpad have been added;
• A no-lvds quirk has been added for Supermicro X7SPA-H;
• Support for Atom D2000 and N2000 series CPU models has been added;
• Support for TjMax detection on Atom CPUs has been improved;
• Support for Atom CE4110 / 4150 / 4170 has been added;
• iPhone 5 support has been added;
• Sparse warning has been fixed and the printing pointer address is now more portable;
• Support for Newport AGILIS motor drivers has been added;
• Enable A20 using KBC to fix S3 resume on some MSI laptops.

A complete list of changes and fixes can be found in the official mailing list.

“I'm announcing the release of the 3.2.36 kernel. All users of the 3.2 kernel series should upgrade or risk being turned into pumpkins.”

“The updated 3.2.y git tree can be found at: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git linux-3.2.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,” said Ben Hutchings in the email announcement.

Users of the Linux kernel 3.2.x branch are urged to update to the new version as soon as possible.

Download Linux kernel 3.2.36 right now from Softpedia.

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