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A new XanMod Linux Kernel based on the latest Linux LTS Kernel 5.10.101 has been released. XanMod is a general-purpose Linux kernel distribution with custom settings and new features. The real-time version is recommended for critical runtime applications such as Linux gaming eSports, streaming, live productions and ultra-low latency enthusiasts.

XanMod is a general-purpose Linux kernel distribution with custom settings and new features. Built to provide a stable, responsive and smooth desktop experience.

The real-time version is recommended for critical runtime applications such as Linux gaming eSports, streaming, live productions and ultra-low latency enthusiasts.

Supports all recent 64-bit versions of Debian and Ubuntu-based systems.

Main Features

  • Preemptive Full Tickless Kernel at 500Hz w/ Tuned CPU Core Scheduler.
  • RCU Boost for better responsiveness and lower overall system latency.
  • Block Layer w/ multi-threaded runqueue for high I/O throughput.
  • Caching, Virtual Memory Manager and CPUFreq Governor improvements.
  • BBR TCP Congestion Control + FQ-PIE Packet Scheduling and AQM Algorithm [5.8].
  • ORC Unwinder for Kernel Stack Traces (debuginfo) implementation.
  • Third-party patchset available: ZSTD kernel, initrd and modules support [5.8][5.6-rt], Full x86_64 FSGSBASE instructions [5.8], Clear Linux [partial], CK's Hrtimer Patchset [5.8][5.4], Wine / Proton Fsync, PCIe ACS Override, BMQ Process Scheduler [5.4 stock disabled], Aufs [5.4] and GCC graysky's.
  • Real-time Linux kernel (PREEMPT_RT) build available [5.6-rt][5.4-rt].
  • Generic kernel package for compatibility with most Debian & Ubuntu based distributions. Built on the latest GCC 10.2 and Binutils 2.35.
  • GPLv2 license. Can be built for any distribution or purpose.

Install via Terminal

echo 'deb releases main' | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/xanmod-kernel.list && wget -qO - | sudo apt-key add -

Then update and install:

sudo apt update && sudo apt install linux-xanmod


Meta packages available: linux-xanmodlinux-xanmod-edgelinux-xanmod-ltslinux-xanmod-rt-edge and linux-xanmod-rt.

To try without adding the repository

Download from Sourceforge and install:

  1. In terminal:
    sudo dpkg -i linux-image-*xanmod*.deb linux-headers-*xanmod*.deb
  2. Reboot.
  • Check it:
    cat /proc/version
* linux-firmware-image package is optional

Linux 5.10.101-xanmod1

f5b5ea2 Linux 5.10.101-xanmod1
6fe964b Merge tag 'v5.10.101' into 5.10
3969aba Linux 5.10.101
cb86e51 iommu: Fix potential use-after-free during probe
f6b5d51 perf: Fix list corruption in perf_cgroup_switch()
ce3ca12 arm64: dts: imx8mq: fix lcdif port node
759aeac scsi: lpfc: Reduce log messages seen after firmware download
57c5d7d scsi: lpfc: Remove NVMe support if kernel has NVME_FC disabled
199dab0 can: isotp: fix error path in isotp_sendmsg() to unlock wait queue
3b10ebe Makefile.extrawarn: Move -Wunaligned-access to W=1
ad53060 hwmon: (dell-smm) Speed up setting of fan speed
3c75d10 phy: ti: Fix missing sentinel for clk_div_table
6eabe53 speakup-dectlk: Restore pitch setting
3836a5f USB: serial: cp210x: add CPI Bulk Coin Recycler id
51b03a9 USB: serial: cp210x: add NCR Retail IO box id
a21e6b2 USB: serial: ch341: add support for GW Instek USB2.0-Serial devices
7113440 USB: serial: option: add ZTE MF286D modem
b7ed2f9 USB: serial: ftdi_sio: add support for Brainboxes US-159/235/320
e07dde3 usb: raw-gadget: fix handling of dual-direction-capable endpoints
e9f9b87 usb: gadget: f_uac2: Define specific wTerminalType
fb4ff0f usb: gadget: rndis: check size of RNDIS_MSG_SET command
22ec100 USB: gadget: validate interface OS descriptor requests
3511591 usb: gadget: udc: renesas_usb3: Fix host to USB_ROLE_NONE transition
3bfca38 usb: dwc3: gadget: Prevent core from processing stale TRBs
2a17bd9 usb: ulpi: Call of_node_put correctly
8b89a69 usb: ulpi: Move of_node_put to ulpi_dev_release
758290d net: usb: ax88179_178a: Fix out-of-bounds accesses in RX fixup
a66a2b1 Revert "usb: dwc2: drd: fix soft connect when gadget is unconfigured"
7396105 usb: dwc2: drd: fix soft connect when gadget is unconfigured
a37960d eeprom: ee1004: limit i2c reads to I2C_SMBUS_BLOCK_MAX
1b99fe3 n_tty: wake up poll(POLLRDNORM) on receiving data
f1b2573 vt_ioctl: add array_index_nospec to VT_ACTIVATE
778302c vt_ioctl: fix array_index_nospec in vt_setactivate
2224988 net: dsa: mv88e6xxx: fix use-after-free in mv88e6xxx_mdios_unregister
3a3c65c net: mscc: ocelot: fix mutex lock error during ethtool stats read
809f030 ice: fix IPIP and SIT TSO offload
cf11949 ice: fix an error code in ice_cfg_phy_fec()
f8edc6f dpaa2-eth: unregister the netdev before disconnecting from the PHY
ff6c9e0 net: amd-xgbe: disable interrupts during pci removal
657aea7 tipc: rate limit warning for received illegal binding update
ef5cdae net: mdio: aspeed: Add missing MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE
bf99c14 veth: fix races around rq->rx_notify_masked
00e6d6c net: fix a memleak when uncloning an skb dst and its metadata
2e9fd2d net: do not keep the dst cache when uncloning an skb dst and its metadata
0bae953 nfp: flower: fix ida_idx not being released
09ac0fc ipmr,ip6mr: acquire RTNL before calling ip[6]mr_free_table() on failure path
e177d2e net: dsa: lantiq_gswip: don't use devres for mdiobus
95e5402 net: dsa: felix: don't use devres for mdiobus
2770b79 net: dsa: bcm_sf2: don't use devres for mdiobus
475ce5d net: dsa: ar9331: register the mdiobus under devres
8ccebe7 net: dsa: mv88e6xxx: don't use devres for mdiobus
4a384c1 bonding: pair enable_port with slave_arr_updates
1ba45dd gpio: sifive: use the correct register to read output values
48e4130 ACPI: PM: s2idle: Cancel wakeup before dispatching EC GPE
3b72d3f drm/panel: simple: Assign data from panel_dpi_probe() correctly
bf35639 ixgbevf: Require large buffers for build_skb on 82599VF
e5a64f5 arm64: dts: meson-g12b-odroid-n2: fix typo 'dio2133'
04fe656 netfilter: ctnetlink: disable helper autoassign
a5ce7ee misc: fastrpc: avoid double fput() on failed usercopy
21c890c drm/vc4: hdmi: Allow DBLCLK modes even if horz timing is odd.
70ea005 gpio: aggregator: Fix calling into sleeping GPIO controllers
0042178 usb: f_fs: Fix use-after-free for epfile
5a37fd9 ARM: dts: imx7ulp: Fix 'assigned-clocks-parents' typo
39bf132 phy: xilinx: zynqmp: Fix bus width setting for SGMII
108868d ARM: dts: imx6qdl-udoo: Properly describe the SD card detect
0a7b5e8 staging: fbtft: Fix error path in fbtft_driver_module_init()
74cd5cb ARM: dts: meson8b: Fix the UART device-tree schema validation
566b558 ARM: dts: meson8: Fix the UART device-tree schema validation
210d70f ARM: dts: meson: Fix the UART compatible strings
88f0e61 ARM: dts: Fix timer regression for beagleboard revision c
c943a29 drm/rockchip: vop: Correct RK3399 VOP register fields
a941384 PM: s2idle: ACPI: Fix wakeup interrupts handling
fcbac51 ACPI/IORT: Check node revision for PMCG resources
57ede0c nvme-tcp: fix bogus request completion when failing to send AER
3a669d7 ARM: socfpga: fix missing RESET_CONTROLLER
435e62d ARM: dts: Fix boot regression on Skomer
b217b89 ARM: dts: imx23-evk: Remove MX23_PAD_SSP1_DETECT from hog group
3f9843f riscv: fix build with binutils 2.38
3aa5c86 KVM: VMX: Set vmcs.PENDING_DBG.BS on #DB in STI/MOVSS blocking shadow
bd39fe2 KVM: SVM: Don't kill SEV guest if SMAP erratum triggers in usermode
9efad4c KVM: nVMX: Also filter MSR_IA32_VMX_TRUE_PINBASED_CTLS when eVMCS
dc12927 KVM: eventfd: Fix false positive RCU usage warning
87bbd78 net: stmmac: dwmac-sun8i: use return val of readl_poll_timeout()
c9b8cc1 nvme-pci: add the IGNORE_DEV_SUBNQN quirk for Intel P4500/P4600 SSDs
d0774cf perf: Always wake the parent event
a117e98 usb: dwc2: gadget: don't try to disable ep0 in dwc2_hsotg_suspend
4607218 PM: hibernate: Remove register_nosave_region_late()
0e42c4a scsi: myrs: Fix crash in error case
3bc5b12 scsi: ufs: Treat link loss as fatal error
12cf120 scsi: pm8001: Fix bogus FW crash for maxcpus=1
87f187e scsi: qedf: Fix refcount issue when LOGO is received during TMF
aa7352a scsi: qedf: Add stag_work to all the vports
150d448 scsi: ufs: ufshcd-pltfrm: Check the return value of devm_kstrdup()
7dbda61 scsi: target: iscsi: Make sure the np under each tpg is unique
67baac1 powerpc/fixmap: Fix VM debug warning on unmap
3d0eafd net: sched: Clarify error message when qdisc kind is unknown
9b569fa drm: panel-orientation-quirks: Add quirk for the 1Netbook OneXPlayer
0d6b9d1 x86/perf: Avoid warning for Arch LBR without XSAVE
b37dd03 NFSv4 handle port presence in fs_location server string
6f2974b NFSv4 expose nfs_parse_server_name function
5a9c613 NFSv4 remove zero number of fs_locations entries error check
1c79aad NFSv4.1: Fix uninitialised variable in devicenotify
c5619c5 nfs: nfs4clinet: check the return value of kstrdup()
db053bd NFSv4 only print the label when its queried
e2b4435 NFS: change nfs_access_get_cached to only report the mask
b4e0c9b tracing: Propagate is_signed to expression
5234de6 drm/amdgpu: Set a suitable dev_info.gart_page_size
6215fb4 NFSD: Fix offset type in I/O trace points
3a6a2d4 NFSD: Clamp WRITE offsets
c72f7c2 NFS: Fix initialisation of nfs_client cl_flags field
f47ee3a net: phy: marvell: Fix MDI-x polarity setting in 88e1118-compatible PHYs
6a33aa7 net: phy: marvell: Fix RGMII Tx/Rx delays setting in 88e1121-compatible PHYs
7b53d22 can: isotp: fix potential CAN frame reception race in isotp_rcv()
c9cc027 mmc: sdhci-of-esdhc: Check for error num after setting mask
8027ba4 ima: Do not print policy rule with inactive LSM labels
8171c8a ima: Allow template selection with ima_template[_fmt]= after ima_hash=
0795b71 ima: Remove ima_policy file before directory
7fea2e5 integrity: check the return value of audit_log_start()
d4f7d32 Linux 5.10.100
3c7e594 tipc: improve size validations for received domain records
2951d21 crypto: api - Move cryptomgr soft dependency into algapi
b62267b KVM: s390: Return error on SIDA memop on normal guest
be93028 moxart: fix potential use-after-free on remove path


Download Linux 5.10.101-xanmod1 source from GitHub