Linux Kernel 3.9.3 has been released bringing more updates and bug fixes. As usual, we will see how to install it under Ubuntu/Linux Mint using a simple a bash script, but if you want to install it manually, go here.

Some in Kernel 3.9.3:

  •     iscsi-target: Fix processing of OOO commands
  •     cpufreq / intel_pstate: fix ffmpeg regression
  •     ARM: EXYNOS5: Fix kernel dump in AFTR idle mode
  •     mwifiex: fix setting of multicast filter
  •     SCSI: sd: fix array cache flushing bug causing performance problems
  •     xen/vcpu/pvhvm: Fix vcpu hotplugging hanging
  •     ALSA: hda – Fix 3.9 regression of EAPD init on Conexant codecs
  •     ALSA: HDA: Fix Oops caused by dereference NULL pointer

More changes can be seen here:


Linux 3.9.3 Installation

Open the terminal and run these commands at your own risk:

cd /tmp
wget -O kernel-3.9.3
chmod +x kernel-3.9.3
sudo sh kernel-3.9.3

sudo reboot

Linux 3.9.3 Removal

Enter this command:

sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.9.3*


Darryl Dias

I’m Darryl. I’m a 3D Generalist, Web Developer and Linux enthusiast. On RevRYL I share my insights, tips and tricks, tutorials, methods and best practices.

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