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A new XanMod Linux Kernel based on  Linux Kernel 6.1.68 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 6.1.68-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 http://deb.xanmod.org releases main' | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/xanmod-kernel.list && wget -qO - https://dl.xanmod.org/gpg.key | sudo apt-key add -

Then update and install:

sudo apt update && sudo apt install linux-xanmod

Reboot.

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:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/xanmod/files/

  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 6.1.68-xanmod1

  • ead1733 Linux 6.1.68-xanmod1
  • a777616 Merge tag 'v6.1.68' into 6.1
  • ba6f5fb Linux 6.1.68
  • f38b4e9 drm/i915: Skip some timing checks on BXT/GLK DSI transcoders
  • d9ef7b0 drm/i915/sdvo: stop caching has_hdmi_monitor in struct intel_sdvo
  • cf70d62 drm/i915/lvds: Use REG_BIT() & co.
  • e6d55cf drm/i915/display: Drop check for doublescan mode in modevalid
  • 9c322aa riscv: Kconfig: Add select ARM_AMBA to SOC_STARFIVE
  • 189c2a8 netfilter: nft_set_pipapo: skip inactive elements during set walk
  • b4e440c MIPS: Loongson64: Enable DMA noncoherent support
  • d52a517 MIPS: Loongson64: Handle more memory types passed from firmware
  • 8d18a01 MIPS: Loongson64: Reserve vgabios memory on boot
  • 2b9b2d2 KVM: SVM: Update EFER software model on CR0 trap for SEV-ES
  • 6d6314c KVM: s390/mm: Properly reset no-dat
  • be29747 MIPS: kernel: Clear FPU states when setting up kernel threads
  • 358bd5f cifs: Fix flushing, invalidation and file size with FICLONE
  • 18b02e4 cifs: Fix flushing, invalidation and file size with copy_file_range()
  • 69540c1 USB: gadget: core: adjust uevent timing on gadget unbind
  • 2467f4f x86/CPU/AMD: Check vendor in the AMD microcode callback
  • 0553d52 devcoredump: Send uevent once devcd is ready
  • 74799b4 serial: 8250_omap: Add earlycon support for the AM654 UART controller
  • d59dafa serial: 8250: 8250_omap: Do not start RX DMA on THRI interrupt
  • 638a6cb serial: 8250: 8250_omap: Clear UART_HAS_RHR_IT_DIS bit
  • f434703 serial: sc16is7xx: address RX timeout interrupt errata
  • a802775 ARM: PL011: Fix DMA support
  • c909ce5 usb: typec: class: fix typec_altmode_put_partner to put plugs
  • b12ccef smb: client: fix potential NULL deref in parse_dfs_referrals()
  • f484306 Revert "xhci: Loosen RPM as default policy to cover for AMD xHC 1.1"
  • 9ce109b cifs: Fix non-availability of dedup breaking generic/304
  • 8e25331 parport: Add support for Brainboxes IX/UC/PX parallel cards
  • bee9aff serial: 8250_dw: Add ACPI ID for Granite Rapids-D UART
  • 16da1f8 usb: gadget: f_hid: fix report descriptor allocation
  • c8bf22e drm/amdgpu: Update EEPROM I2C address for smu v13_0_0
  • 8750977 drm/amdgpu: Add I2C EEPROM support on smu v13_0_6
  • 4ccb34d drm/amdgpu: simplify amdgpu_ras_eeprom.c
  • af6b1f1 drm/amdgpu: Return from switch early for EEPROM I2C address
  • a3049c9 drm/amdgpu: Remove second moot switch to set EEPROM I2C address
  • 3028905 drm/amdgpu: Add support for RAS table at 0x40000
  • c67c553 drm/amdgpu: Decouple RAS EEPROM addresses from chips
  • ee9efcd drm/amdgpu: Remove redundant I2C EEPROM address
  • a945568 drm/amdgpu: Add EEPROM I2C address support for ip discovery
  • f549f83 drm/amdgpu: Update ras eeprom support for smu v13_0_0 and v13_0_10
  • 458affe drm/amdgpu: correct the amdgpu runtime dereference usage count
  • 41c5dd5 drm/amd/amdgpu: Fix warnings in amdgpu/amdgpu_display.c
  • 613eaee drm/amdgpu: fix memory overflow in the IB test
  • 1705927 gpiolib: sysfs: Fix error handling on failed export
  • 4b716fc x86/sev: Fix kernel crash due to late update to read-only ghcb_version
  • 06dec25 perf: Fix perf_event_validate_size()
  • b0c195a arm64: dts: mt8183: kukui: Fix underscores in node names
  • 8a3d746 arm64: dts: mediatek: add missing space before {
  • 5656634 parisc: Fix asm operand number out of range build error in bug table
  • f9e9e15 parisc: Reduce size of the bug_table on 64-bit kernel by half
  • 8479f5c tracing: Stop current tracer when resizing buffer
  • df4aa7e tracing: Set actual size after ring buffer resize
  • 07ad456 ring-buffer: Force absolute timestamp on discard of event
  • 40421e0 LoongArch: BPF: Don't sign extend function return value
  • ebb09d5 LoongArch: BPF: Don't sign extend memory load operand
  • 066dcd8 misc: mei: client.c: fix problem of return '-EOVERFLOW' in mei_cl_write
  • d78789b misc: mei: client.c: return negative error code in mei_cl_write
  • 672976c hwtracing: hisi_ptt: Add dummy callback pmu::read()
  • 0b80e6a coresight: etm4x: Remove bogous __exit annotation for some functions
  • 766b29f coresight: etm4x: Make etm4_remove_dev() return void
  • 920f84a binder: fix memory leaks of spam and pending work
  • 18847b6 arm64: dts: mediatek: mt8183-evb: Fix unit_address_vs_reg warning on ntc
  • c428285 arm64: dts: mediatek: mt8183: Move thermal-zones to the root node
  • bdd7508 arm64: dts: mediatek: mt8183: Fix unit address for scp reserved memory
  • 66398d1 arm64: dts: mediatek: mt8195: Fix PM suspend/resume with venc clocks
  • e1d4f02 arm64: dts: mediatek: mt8173-evb: Fix regulator-fixed node names
  • ff566a8 arm64: dts: mediatek: cherry: Fix interrupt cells for MT6360 on I2C7
  • 6d50aa9 arm64: dts: mediatek: mt8183-kukui-jacuzzi: fix dsi unnecessary cells properties
  • c2adea3 arm64: dts: mediatek: mt7622: fix memory node warning check
  • 515d971 md/raid6: use valid sector values to determine if an I/O should wait on the reshape
  • 4132cc3 powercap: DTPM: Fix missing cpufreq_cpu_put() calls
  • 686cc4d mm: fix oops when filemap_map_pmd() without prealloc_pte
  • 574a6db hugetlb: fix null-ptr-deref in hugetlb_vma_lock_write
  • f5e6958 platform/surface: aggregator: fix recv_buf() return value
  • bcd50a3 regmap: fix bogus error on regcache_sync success
  • 1c1c6d5 r8169: fix rtl8125b PAUSE frames blasting when suspended
  • 6a71d77 packet: Move reference count in packet_sock to atomic_long_t
  • 15c251f tracing: Fix a possible race when disabling buffered events
  • b00b500 tracing: Fix incomplete locking when disabling buffered events
  • 6e0d6c6 tracing: Disable snapshot buffer when stopping instance tracers
  • 20fd56c tracing: Always update snapshot buffer size
  • f33d663 checkstack: fix printed address
  • 4c00f01 cgroup_freezer: cgroup_freezing: Check if not frozen
  • 3907e9c nilfs2: prevent WARNING in nilfs_sufile_set_segment_usage()
  • c344e99 nilfs2: fix missing error check for sb_set_blocksize call
  • d2558e7 ring-buffer: Test last update in 32bit version of __rb_time_read()
  • c4dcc91 ALSA: hda/realtek: Add Framework laptop 16 to quirks
  • 0675fe3 ALSA: hda/realtek: add new Framework laptop to quirks
  • 8b23707 ALSA: hda/realtek: Enable headset on Lenovo M90 Gen5
  • dc1141a ALSA: pcm: fix out-of-bounds in snd_pcm_state_names
  • bb43c57 ALSA: usb-audio: Add Pioneer DJM-450 mixer controls
  • bfe5a5e io_uring: fix mutex_unlock with unreferenced ctx
  • 8bba38f nvme-pci: Add sleep quirk for Kingston drives
  • f2f57f5 io_uring/af_unix: disable sending io_uring over sockets
  • 515c25b ASoC: amd: yc: Fix non-functional mic on ASUS E1504FA
  • 0fcfc90 kprobes: consistent rcu api usage for kretprobe holder
  • a5325a0 rethook: Use __rcu pointer for rethook::handler
  • 68bc7b2 iommu: Avoid more races around device probe
  • 3c79689 md: don't leave 'MD_RECOVERY_FROZEN' in error path of md_set_readonly()
  • 5255ded md: introduce md_ro_state
  • a38c1e7 riscv: fix misaligned access handling of C.SWSP and C.SDSP
  • 8b41bdc ARM: dts: imx28-xea: Pass the 'model' property
  • 282b5ac ARM: dts: imx7: Declare timers compatible with fsl,imx6dl-gpt
  • 12ac3b0 ARM: imx: Check return value of devm_kasprintf in imx_mmdc_perf_init
  • 4d8cc87 scsi: be2iscsi: Fix a memleak in beiscsi_init_wrb_handle()
  • bc5b79d tracing: Fix a warning when allocating buffered events fails
  • fc2d811 ARM: dts: imx6ul-pico: Describe the Ethernet PHY clock
  • 22143a0 arm64: dts: imx8mp: imx8mq: Add parkmode-disable-ss-quirk on DWC3
  • 8dd0e20 arm64: dts: imx8mq: drop usb3-resume-missing-cas from usb
  • 188de98 drm/bridge: tc358768: select CONFIG_VIDEOMODE_HELPERS
  • 1ff5629 RDMA/irdma: Avoid free the non-cqp_request scratch
  • 0a929e8 RDMA/core: Fix umem iterator when PAGE_SIZE is greater then HCA pgsz
  • ebcb4e1 ASoC: wm_adsp: fix memleak in wm_adsp_buffer_populate
  • 2358e53 hwmon: (nzxt-kraken2) Fix error handling path in kraken2_probe()
  • 3baaba7 ASoC: codecs: lpass-tx-macro: set active_decimator correct default value
  • c11b7e2 hwmon: (acpi_power_meter) Fix 4.29 MW bug
  • 1926974 RDMA/irdma: Fix UAF in irdma_sc_ccq_get_cqe_info()
  • 439857e RDMA/irdma: Refactor error handling in create CQP
  • 59a022a RDMA/bnxt_re: Correct module description string
  • 7ed4980 RDMA/rtrs-clt: Remove the warnings for req in_use check
  • 03095a6 RDMA/rtrs-clt: Fix the max_send_wr setting
  • 233c32b RDMA/rtrs-srv: Destroy path files after making sure no IOs in-flight
  • 7be574c RDMA/rtrs-srv: Free srv_mr iu only when always_invalidate is true
  • 9dd976c RDMA/rtrs-srv: Check return values while processing info request
  • 3910ccb RDMA/rtrs-clt: Start hb after path_up
  • 1e46485 RDMA/rtrs-srv: Do not unconditionally enable irq
  • 4a8774a ASoC: fsl_sai: Fix no frame sync clock issue on i.MX8MP
  • 3166c76 arm64: dts: rockchip: Expand reg size of vdec node for RK3399
  • aa9ae3d arm64: dts: rockchip: Expand reg size of vdec node for RK3328
  • 945bfe4 RDMA/irdma: Add wait for suspend on SQD
  • 0b0afd4 RDMA/irdma: Do not modify to SQD on error
  • 9d005ea RDMA/hns: Fix unnecessary err return when using invalid congest control algorithm
  • 1c9561b tee: optee: Fix supplicant based device enumeration
  • 5fd2943 mm/damon/sysfs: eliminate potential uninitialized variable warning
  • b5ca945 drop_monitor: Require 'CAP_SYS_ADMIN' when joining "events" group
  • 07c8229 psample: Require 'CAP_NET_ADMIN' when joining "packets" group
  • af39b80 bpf: sockmap, updating the sg structure should also update curr
  • 008b807 tcp: do not accept ACK of bytes we never sent
  • 7a63521 netfilter: xt_owner: Fix for unsafe access of sk->sk_socket
  • 3176160 netfilter: nf_tables: validate family when identifying table via handle
  • 96f8654 netfilter: nf_tables: bail out on mismatching dynset and set expressions
  • c9704c2 netfilter: nf_tables: fix 'exist' matching on bigendian arches
  • 0bfbfd9 netfilter: nft_exthdr: add boolean DCCP option matching
  • 9225a45 dt-bindings: interrupt-controller: Allow #power-domain-cells
  • 6b9e78d octeontx2-af: Update Tx link register range
  • 9be8f66 octeontx2-af: Add missing mcs flr handler call
  • d54470a octeontx2-af: Fix mcs stats register address
  • 90773de octeontx2-af: Fix mcs sa cam entries size
  • 0c8baa3 octeontx2-af: Adjust Tx credits when MCS external bypass is disabled
  • d2689ae net: hns: fix fake link up on xge port
  • 217cc7f net: hns: fix wrong head when modify the tx feature when sending packets
  • 8755919 net: atlantic: Fix NULL dereference of skb pointer in
  • 64c78c5 ipv4: ip_gre: Avoid skb_pull() failure in ipgre_xmit()
  • ce3c5ac ionic: Fix dim work handling in split interrupt mode
  • a927199 ionic: fix snprintf format length warning
  • c91685a tcp: fix mid stream window clamp.
  • 9fc8191 net: bnxt: fix a potential use-after-free in bnxt_init_tc
  • 0d33871 iavf: validate tx_coalesce_usecs even if rx_coalesce_usecs is zero
  • 75fd86e i40e: Fix unexpected MFS warning message
  • ba6eb3a octeontx2-af: fix a use-after-free in rvu_npa_register_reporters
  • 2c0cbb9 xsk: Skip polling event check for unbound socket
  • ed7e211 net: stmmac: fix FPE events losing
  • 1a41ffc octeontx2-pf: consider both Rx and Tx packet stats for adaptive interrupt coalescing
  • 8d034da arcnet: restoring support for multiple Sohard Arcnet cards
  • 3c32379 platform/mellanox: Check devm_hwmon_device_register_with_groups() return value
  • 29d82b3 platform/mellanox: Add null pointer checks for devm_kasprintf()
  • 646f1e9 mlxbf-bootctl: correctly identify secure boot with development keys
  • ef91309 r8152: Add RTL8152_INACCESSIBLE to r8153_aldps_en()
  • d11ef4d r8152: Add RTL8152_INACCESSIBLE to r8153_pre_firmware_1()
  • 284cd31 r8152: Add RTL8152_INACCESSIBLE to r8156b_wait_loading_flash()
  • 0823990 r8152: Add RTL8152_INACCESSIBLE checks to more loops
  • 3759e73 r8152: Rename RTL8152_UNPLUG to RTL8152_INACCESSIBLE
  • ecb5068 hv_netvsc: rndis_filter needs to select NLS
  • 80de965 octeontx2-af: Check return value of nix_get_nixlf before using nixlf
  • f565044 octeontx2-pf: Add missing mutex lock in otx2_get_pauseparam
  • a3f5de1 ipv6: fix potential NULL deref in fib6_add()
  • e2b2028 platform/x86: wmi: Skip blocks with zero instances
  • b536601 of: dynamic: Fix of_reconfig_get_state_change() return value documentation
  • 76b9ea6 platform/x86: asus-wmi: Move i8042 filter install to shared asus-wmi code
  • 3453531 dt: dt-extract-compatibles: Don't follow symlinks when walking tree
  • 8a124b9 dt: dt-extract-compatibles: Handle cfile arguments in generator function
  • cde700c x86/tdx: Allow 32-bit emulation by default
  • e09d243 x86/entry: Do not allow external 0x80 interrupts
  • d5f9993 x86/entry: Convert INT 0x80 emulation to IDTENTRY
  • b8ec27a x86/coco: Disable 32-bit emulation by default on TDX and SEV
  • 0870f19 x86: Introduce ia32_enabled()
  • 9046665 drm/amdgpu: correct chunk_ptr to a pointer to chunk.
  • 1820938 kconfig: fix memory leak from range properties
  • bcc2aba tg3: Increment tx_dropped in tg3_tso_bug()
  • 9bbc655 tg3: Move the [rt]x_dropped counters to tg3_napi
  • 62c6d82 zstd: Fix array-index-out-of-bounds UBSAN warning
  • 875ee3a netfilter: ipset: fix race condition between swap/destroy and kernel side add/del/test
  • 6025052 i2c: designware: Fix corrupted memory seen in the ISR
  • 75b5016 hrtimers: Push pending hrtimers away from outgoing CPU earlier
  • 8ea2b4b vdpa/mlx5: preserve CVQ vringh index
  • e7cddbb Linux 6.1.67
  • db46c77 Revert "wifi: cfg80211: fix CQM for non-range use"

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