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A new XanMod Linux Kernel based on the latest Linux Kernel 6.1.62 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 6.1.62-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 6.1.62-xanmod1

  • 1797803 Linux 6.1.62-xanmod1
  • 7e748ed XANMOD: config: Change to 250 Hz timer frequency
  • 3c7c119 Merge tag 'v6.1.62' into 6.1
  • fb2635a Linux 6.1.62
  • 585da49 ASoC: SOF: sof-pci-dev: Fix community key quirk detection
  • c1c15b0 ALSA: hda: intel-dsp-config: Fix JSL Chromebook quirk detection
  • 5c59879 misc: pci_endpoint_test: Add deviceID for J721S2 PCIe EP device support
  • 6bebd30 tty: 8250: Add Brainboxes Oxford Semiconductor-based quirks
  • 3017a17 tty: 8250: Add support for Intashield IX cards
  • c344489 tty: 8250: Add support for additional Brainboxes PX cards
  • 31ebf43 tty: 8250: Fix up PX-803/PX-857
  • bfe9bde tty: 8250: Fix port count of PX-257
  • b75ee2d tty: 8250: Add support for Intashield IS-100
  • cdd260b tty: 8250: Add support for Brainboxes UP cards
  • 8af676c tty: 8250: Add support for additional Brainboxes UC cards
  • abcb12f tty: 8250: Remove UC-257 and UC-431
  • df6cfab tty: n_gsm: fix race condition in status line change on dead connections
  • 2310798 usb: raw-gadget: properly handle interrupted requests
  • e7a8024 usb: typec: tcpm: Fix NULL pointer dereference in tcpm_pd_svdm()
  • 6f17be2 usb: storage: set 1.50 as the lower bcdDevice for older "Super Top" compatibility
  • b25a2f2 PCI: Prevent xHCI driver from claiming AMD VanGogh USB3 DRD device
  • 977ae4d ALSA: usb-audio: add quirk flag to enable native DSD for McIntosh devices
  • 9411dbe mmap: fix error paths with dup_anon_vma()
  • 21ca008 mm/mempolicy: fix set_mempolicy_home_node() previous VMA pointer
  • 7ab62e3 x86: KVM: SVM: always update the x2avic msr interception
  • e833591 perf evlist: Avoid frequency mode for the dummy event
  • b3eed11 power: supply: core: Use blocking_notifier_call_chain to avoid RCU complaint
  • 803cc77 ceph_wait_on_conflict_unlink(): grab reference before dropping ->d_lock
  • 9eab500 io_uring: kiocb_done() should not trust ->ki_pos if ->{read,write}_iter() failed
  • ed0ba37 powerpc/mm: Fix boot crash with FLATMEM
  • 31ae787 r8152: Check for unplug in r8153b_ups_en() / r8153c_ups_en()
  • f90656f r8152: Check for unplug in rtl_phy_patch_request()
  • 98567c9 net: chelsio: cxgb4: add an error code check in t4_load_phy_fw
  • ff86d69 drm/amdgpu: Reserve fences for VM update
  • 8e4a77b platform/mellanox: mlxbf-tmfifo: Fix a warning message
  • 0f2840d netfilter: nf_tables: audit log object reset once per table
  • ec80ad4 LoongArch: Replace kmap_atomic() with kmap_local_page() in copy_user_highpage()
  • afe80b5 LoongArch: Export symbol invalid_pud_table for modules building
  • 9f9b2ec gpu/drm: Eliminate DRM_SCHED_PRIORITY_UNSET
  • cafa191 drm/amdgpu: Unset context priority is now invalid
  • 0eb733b scsi: mpt3sas: Fix in error path
  • 4e000da fbdev: uvesafb: Call cn_del_callback() at the end of uvesafb_exit()
  • 5073646 fbdev: omapfb: fix some error codes
  • 6a87b33 drm/ttm: Reorder sys manager cleanup step
  • 9951b23 ASoC: codecs: tas2780: Fix log of failed reset via I2C.
  • b7ed4aa ASoC: rt5650: fix the wrong result of key button
  • 8e1a659 efi: fix memory leak in krealloc failure handling
  • 678edd2 netfilter: nfnetlink_log: silence bogus compiler warning
  • c6f6a50 spi: npcm-fiu: Fix UMA reads when dummy.nbytes == 0
  • 6a7a2d5 fs/ntfs3: Avoid possible memory leak
  • 84aabd1 fs/ntfs3: Fix directory element type detection
  • 3bff4bb fs/ntfs3: Fix NULL pointer dereference on error in attr_allocate_frame()
  • c8cbae3 fs/ntfs3: Fix possible NULL-ptr-deref in ni_readpage_cmpr()
  • 6fe32f7 fs/ntfs3: Use kvmalloc instead of kmalloc(... __GFP_NOWARN)
  • 92f9c7c fs/ntfs3: Write immediately updated ntfs state
  • fc91bb3 fs/ntfs3: Add ckeck in ni_update_parent()
  • 768e857 fbdev: atyfb: only use ioremap_uc() on i386 and ia64
  • dd6d75e Input: synaptics-rmi4 - handle reset delay when using SMBus trsnsport
  • c64c237 powerpc/85xx: Fix math emulation exception
  • 96c7aac dmaengine: ste_dma40: Fix PM disable depth imbalance in d40_probe
  • 9ef4697 irqchip/stm32-exti: add missing DT IRQ flag translation
  • 7378415 irqchip/riscv-intc: Mark all INTC nodes as initialized
  • d3204c0 net: sched: cls_u32: Fix allocation size in u32_init()
  • f15dbcd ASoC: tlv320adc3xxx: BUG: Correct micbias setting
  • 30ed998 coresight: tmc-etr: Disable warnings for allocation failures
  • 6618e7a ASoC: simple-card: fixup asoc_simple_probe() error handling


Download Linux 6.1.61-xanmod1 source from GitHub