Install/Upgrade to Linux 3.9.1 for Ubuntu/Linux Min

Linux Kernel 3.9.1 brings various bug fixes and improvements.

Here are some of them as shown in the changelog:

  •     ext4: fix Kconfig documentation for CONFIG_EXT4_DEBUG
  •     ext4: fix online resizing for ext3-compat file systems
  •     ixgbe: fix EICR write in ixgbe_msix_other
  •     wireless: regulatory: fix channel disabling race condition
  •     ACPI: Fix wrong parameter passed to memblock_reserve
  •     ASoC: max98088: Fix logging of hardware revision
  •     ALSA: hda – Fix aamix activation with loopback control on VIA codecs
  •     ALSA: usb-audio: Fix autopm error during probing
  •     ALSA: emu10k1: Fix dock firmware loading
  •     fs/fscache/stats.c: fix memory leak
  •     usb: chipidea: udc: fix memory leak in _ep_nuke
  •     ARM: at91/trivial: fix model name for SAM9G15-EK
  •     ARM: at91: Fix typo in restart code panic message



Linux Kernel 3.9.1 Installation

To install this new kernel in Ubuntu/Linux Mint, enter these commands from the terminal at your own risk:

cd /tmp
wget -O kernel-3.9.1
chmod +x kernel-3.9.1


sudo sh kernel-3.9.1


    sudo reboot

For kernel removal, enter this command:

sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.9.1*