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A new XanMod Linux Kernel based on the latest Linux LTS Kernel 5.10.44 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 5.10.44-xanmod1

  • b574e71 Linux 5.10.44-xanmod1
  • debd269 Merge tag 'v5.10.44' into 5.10
  • f2b1fc3 Linux 5.10.44
  • ef9a0d2 proc: only require mm_struct for writing
  • 43c32c2 tracing: Correct the length check which causes memory corruption
  • 5b53740 scsi: core: Only put parent device if host state differs from SHOST_CREATED
  • 0a31d12 scsi: core: Put .shost_dev in failure path if host state changes to RUNNING
  • 146446a scsi: core: Fix failure handling of scsi_add_host_with_dma()
  • 7a696ce scsi: core: Fix error handling of scsi_host_alloc()
  • 6e13b9b NFSv4: nfs4_proc_set_acl needs to restore NFS_CAP_UIDGID_NOMAP on error.
  • d973bd0 NFSv4: Fix second deadlock in nfs4_evict_inode()
  • c3b6cf6 NFS: Fix use-after-free in nfs4_init_client()
  • 9064c9d kvm: fix previous commit for 32-bit builds
  • 351075b perf session: Correct buffer copying when peeking events
  • b4651ce NFSv4: Fix deadlock between nfs4_evict_inode() and nfs4_opendata_get_inode()
  • 279ad78 NFS: Fix a potential NULL dereference in nfs_get_client()
  • 91f7fdc IB/mlx5: Fix initializing CQ fragments buffer
  • d046f72 KVM: x86: Ensure liveliness of nested VM-Enter fail tracepoint message
  • 4921feb x86/nmi_watchdog: Fix old-style NMI watchdog regression on old Intel CPUs
  • 190a7f9 sched/fair: Fix util_est UTIL_AVG_UNCHANGED handling
  • 32e22db sched/fair: Make sure to update tg contrib for blocked load
  • 4c37b06 sched/fair: Keep load_avg and load_sum synced
  • c64a3be perf: Fix data race between pin_count increment/decrement
  • e0b518a gpio: wcd934x: Fix shift-out-of-bounds error
  • 56a388a phy: ti: Fix an error code in wiz_probe()
  • 62d8918 ASoC: meson: gx-card: fix sound-dai dt schema
  • 0e2c9ae ASoC: core: Fix Null-point-dereference in fmt_single_name()
  • d83075c phy: cadence: Sierra: Fix error return code in cdns_sierra_phy_probe()
  • c9cb583 tools/bootconfig: Fix error return code in apply_xbc()
  • 16ccdcd Avoid orphan section with !SMP
  • c25ec63 ARM: cpuidle: Avoid orphan section warning
  • cb1aa1d RDMA/mlx4: Do not map the core_clock page to user space unless enabled
  • 67cf4e4 RDMA/ipoib: Fix warning caused by destroying non-initial netns
  • fd681a8 drm/msm/a6xx: avoid shadow NULL reference in failure path
  • 0bc79f4 drm/msm/a6xx: update/fix CP_PROTECT initialization
  • 5b7dc83 drm/msm/a6xx: fix incorrectly set uavflagprd_inv field for A650
  • 5a61f69 drm/mcde: Fix off by 10^3 in calculation
  • d688892 usb: typec: mux: Fix copy-paste mistake in typec_mux_match
  • 9e0677c usb: dwc3: gadget: Disable gadget IRQ during pullup disable
  • cc440da phy: usb: Fix misuse of IS_ENABLED
  • aafc51f regulator: rtmv20: Fix .set_current_limit/.get_current_limit callbacks
  • 4579f65 regulator: bd71828: Fix .n_voltages settings
  • 5a5f5cf regulator: fan53880: Fix missing n_voltages setting
  • c365ff9 regulator: bd718x7: Fix the BUCK7 voltage setting on BD71837
  • e3a502a regulator: max77620: Use device_set_of_node_from_dev()
  • 06653eb regulator: core: resolve supply for boot-on/always-on regulators
  • 7dcdfa2 usb: typec: tcpm: cancel frs hrtimer when unregister tcpm port
  • 18eaf0d usb: typec: tcpm: cancel vdm and state machine hrtimer when unregister tcpm port
  • b972eff usb: fix various gadget panics on 10gbps cabling
  • 4b289a0 usb: fix various gadgets null ptr deref on 10gbps cabling.
  • 6bf8ff7 usb: gadget: eem: fix wrong eem header operation
  • 21bee94 USB: serial: cp210x: fix alternate function for CP2102N QFN20
  • 4fa815b USB: serial: quatech2: fix control-request directions
  • ef91a6b USB: serial: omninet: add device id for Zyxel Omni 56K Plus
  • 1e2d41c USB: serial: ftdi_sio: add NovaTech OrionMX product ID
  • 5cead89 usb: gadget: f_fs: Ensure io_completion_wq is idle during unbind
  • 0b3bb79 usb: typec: intel_pmc_mux: Add missed error check for devm_ioremap_resource()
  • 6900ef1 usb: typec: intel_pmc_mux: Put fwnode in error case during ->probe()
  • 572de10 usb: typec: ucsi: Clear PPM capability data in ucsi_init() error path
  • 7cee434 usb: typec: wcove: Use LE to CPU conversion when accessing msg->header
  • 199af8a usb: musb: fix MUSB_QUIRK_B_DISCONNECT_99 handling
  • 4704036 usb: dwc3: ep0: fix NULL pointer exception
  • 851dee5 usb: dwc3: gadget: Bail from dwc3_gadget_exit() if dwc->gadget is NULL
  • 2af93b4 usb: dwc3: meson-g12a: Disable the regulator in the error handling path of the probe
  • 750a0d7 usb: dwc3-meson-g12a: fix usb2 PHY glue init when phy0 is disabled
  • b452e8b usb: pd: Set PD_T_SINK_WAIT_CAP to 310ms
  • 0ff5f83 usb: f_ncm: only first packet of aggregate needs to start timer
  • 0f5a20b USB: f_ncm: ncm_bitrate (speed) is unsigned
  • 1bf2c28 mmc: renesas_sdhi: Fix HS400 on R-Car M3-W+
  • 67aca23 mmc: renesas_sdhi: abort tuning when timeout detected
  • 9752438 ftrace: Do not blindly read the ip address in ftrace_bug()
  • 74d3b20 cgroup1: don't allow '\n' in renaming
  • 31fe243 btrfs: promote debugging asserts to full-fledged checks in validate_super
  • ca69dc8 btrfs: return value from btrfs_mark_extent_written() in case of error
  • bf240fe async_xor: check src_offs is not NULL before updating it
  • 8d5c0f6 staging: rtl8723bs: Fix uninitialized variables
  • 7af299b kvm: avoid speculation-based attacks from out-of-range memslot accesses
  • 6b6ff4d KVM: X86: MMU: Use the correct inherited permissions to get shadow page
  • 14831b7 perf/x86/intel/uncore: Fix M2M event umask for Ice Lake server
  • aa8591a drm: Lock pointer access in drm_master_release()
  • 491d52e drm: Fix use-after-free read in drm_getunique()
  • afd8779 Revert "ACPI: sleep: Put the FACS table after using it"
  • 82a8ffb spi: bcm2835: Fix out-of-bounds access with more than 4 slaves
  • 05e6b71 ALSA: hda/realtek: fix mute/micmute LEDs for HP ZBook Power G8
  • d62d55f ALSA: hda/realtek: fix mute/micmute LEDs for HP EliteBook 840 Aero G8
  • 5573068 ALSA: hda/realtek: fix mute/micmute LEDs and speaker for HP EliteBook x360 1040 G8
  • bd0fe35 ALSA: hda/realtek: fix mute/micmute LEDs and speaker for HP Elite Dragonfly G2
  • 6a81e47 ALSA: hda/realtek: headphone and mic don't work on an Acer laptop
  • 98f8429 ALSA: firewire-lib: fix the context to call snd_pcm_stop_xrun()
  • bd7d88b ALSA: seq: Fix race of snd_seq_timer_open()
  • fff6af6 i2c: mpc: implement erratum A-004447 workaround
  • d78b76a i2c: mpc: Make use of i2c_recover_bus()
  • fa05ba6 spi: Cleanup on failure of initial setup
  • 0c4d4de spi: Don't have controller clean up spi device before driver unbind
  • 3a5b982 powerpc/fsl: set fsl,i2c-erratum-a004447 flag for P1010 i2c controllers
  • a7c3c17 powerpc/fsl: set fsl,i2c-erratum-a004447 flag for P2041 i2c controllers
  • 590f718 nvmet: fix false keep-alive timeout when a controller is torn down
  • 2538f06 nvme-tcp: remove incorrect Kconfig dep in BLK_DEV_NVME
  • b030880 bnx2x: Fix missing error code in bnx2x_iov_init_one()
  • 90547d5 dm verity: fix require_signatures module_param permissions
  • 7519ece MIPS: Fix kernel hang under FUNCTION_GRAPH_TRACER and PREEMPT_TRACER
  • 37a079a nvme-fabrics: decode host pathing error for connect
  • f42afc0 net: dsa: microchip: enable phy errata workaround on 9567
  • ee144b7 net: appletalk: cops: Fix data race in cops_probe1
  • a385cbf net: macb: ensure the device is available before accessing GEMGXL control registers
  • bbb4878 scsi: target: qla2xxx: Wait for stop_phase1 at WWN removal
  • 1676363 scsi: hisi_sas: Drop free_irq() of devm_request_irq() allocated irq
  • eac1d15 scsi: vmw_pvscsi: Set correct residual data length
  • 30030c6 scsi: bnx2fc: Return failure if io_req is already in ABTS processing
  • 8d717c9 net:sfc: fix non-freed irq in legacy irq mode
  • e806df7 RDS tcp loopback connection can hang
  • 4353eb4 net/qla3xxx: fix schedule while atomic in ql_sem_spinlock
  • ad241cb wq: handle VM suspension in stall detection
  • 5ca472d cgroup: disable controllers at parse time
  • be23c4a net: mdiobus: get rid of a BUG_ON()
  • 1d6d43d netlink: disable IRQs for netlink_lock_table()
  • 42e4900 bonding: init notify_work earlier to avoid uninitialized use
  • 143fc72 isdn: mISDN: netjet: Fix crash in nj_probe:
  • 2e2145c usb: chipidea: udc: assign interrupt number to USB gadget structure
  • 06e84ea spi: sprd: Add missing MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE
  • 369f3ca ASoC: sti-sas: add missing MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE
  • 01905f3 vfio-ccw: Serialize FSM IDLE state with I/O completion
  • cad3dc7 vfio-ccw: Reset FSM state to IDLE inside FSM
  • 4352209 ASoC: Intel: bytcr_rt5640: Add quirk for the Lenovo Miix 3-830 tablet
  • a5ee8f5 ASoC: Intel: bytcr_rt5640: Add quirk for the Glavey TM800A550L tablet
  • 2f523cd usb: cdns3: Fix runtime PM imbalance on error
  • 1e5cab5 net/nfc/rawsock.c: fix a permission check bug
  • 584b2c7 bpf: Forbid trampoline attach for functions with variable arguments
  • fb91ab4 spi: spi-zynq-qspi: Fix stack violation bug
  • 4b8b7bc spi: Fix spi device unregister flow
  • cb24d57 ASoC: amd: fix for pcm_read() error
  • 3b89db7 ASoC: max98088: fix ni clock divider calculation
  • f70102c proc: Track /proc/$pid/attr/ opener mm_struct

Download Linux 5.10.44-xanmod1 source from GitHub