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A new XanMod Linux Kernel based on the latest Linux Kernel 6.1.10 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.

Linux 6.1.10-xanmod1

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 6.1.10-xanmod1

c66c80b Linux 6.1.10-xanmod1
8379d3e Merge tag 'v6.1.10' into 6.1
17d99ea Linux 6.1.10
cfc15cb net: mctp: purge receive queues on sk destruction
60cd03f rust: print: avoid evaluating arguments in pr_* macros in unsafe blocks
888dad6 net: fix NULL pointer in skb_segment_list
9d369cd gpiolib-acpi: Don't set GPIOs for wakeup in S3 mode
69622f2 gpiolib: acpi: Add a ignore wakeup quirk for Clevo NL5xRU
30dc1de nvme-apple: only reset the controller when RTKit is running
3804485 cifs: fix return of uninitialized rc in dfs_cache_update_tgthint()
1dba688 gpiolib: acpi: Allow ignoring wake capability on pins that aren't in _AEI
ce4745a dmaengine: imx-sdma: Fix a possible memory leak in sdma_transfer_init
6b1cebc HID: playstation: sanity check DualSense calibration data.
7f85560 HID: uclogic: Add support for XP-PEN Deco 01 V2
1fc24f9 s390: workaround invalid gcc-11 out of bounds read warning
6f13860 block: fix hctx checks for batch allocation
99db989 ACPI: video: Add backlight=native DMI quirk for Acer Aspire 4810T
efc1058 LoongArch: Get frame info in unwind_start() when regs is not available
a4a1af9 blk-cgroup: fix missing pd_online_fn() while activating policy
6db03ad erofs: clean up parsing of fscache related options
27c5459 kselftest: Fix error message for unconfigured LLVM builds
495cec3 ARM: omap1: fix building gpio15xx
1d34087 arm64: dts: msm8994-angler: fix the memory map
ea2be0c mac80211: Fix MLO address translation for multiple bss case
9f31d8c erofs/zmap.c: Fix incorrect offset calculation
1283a01 bpf: Skip task with pid=1 in send_signal_common()
e0b9560 firmware: arm_scmi: Clear stale xfer->hdr.status
ba355e9 arm64: dts: imx8mq-thor96: fix no-mmc property for SDHCI
a5a629d arm64: dts: freescale: Fix pca954x i2c-mux node names
ab603e9 ARM: dts: vf610: Fix pca9548 i2c-mux node names
7f68b6e ARM: dts: imx: Fix pca9547 i2c-mux node name


Download Linux 6.1.10-xanmod1 source from GitHub