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A new XanMod Linux Kernel based on the latest Linux Kernel 6.4.13 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 6.4.13-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 6.4.13-xanmod1

  • f8335a9 Linux 6.4.13-xanmod1
  • b877d40 Merge tag 'v6.4.13' into 6.4
  • 388f6d1 Linux 6.4.13
  • 734cf57 netfilter: nf_tables: fix kdoc warnings after gc rework
  • ae2d146 TIOCSTI: Document CAP_SYS_ADMIN behaviour in Kconfig
  • 259ff81 ASoC: amd: vangogh: select CONFIG_SND_AMD_ACP_CONFIG
  • d641fa9 maple_tree: disable mas_wr_append() when other readers are possible
  • 163d622 ASoC: amd: yc: Fix a non-functional mic on Lenovo 82SJ
  • 45bb78b gpio: sim: pass the GPIO device's software node to irq domain
  • 14540aa gpio: sim: dispose of irq mappings before destroying the irq_sim domain
  • c6e1fcd dma-buf/sw_sync: Avoid recursive lock during fence signal
  • 8c776cd pinctrl: renesas: rza2: Add lock around pinctrl_generic{{add,remove}_group,{add,remove}_function}
  • 3efa0b7 pinctrl: renesas: rzv2m: Fix NULL pointer dereference in rzv2m_dt_subnode_to_map()
  • a1f1213 pinctrl: renesas: rzg2l: Fix NULL pointer dereference in rzg2l_dt_subnode_to_map()
  • 66bb974 ASoC: cs35l56: Read firmware uuid from a device property instead of _SUB
  • 5e9db7d ASoC: SOF: ipc4-pcm: fix possible null pointer deference
  • dd07e9d clk: Fix undefined reference to `clk_rate_exclusive_{get,put}'
  • 686c9e8 scsi: core: raid_class: Remove raid_component_add()
  • 2684b97 scsi: ufs: ufs-qcom: Clear qunipro_g4_sel for HW major version > 5
  • 43dc0a7 scsi: snic: Fix double free in snic_tgt_create()
  • 54fce63 madvise:madvise_free_pte_range(): don't use mapcount() against large folio for sharing check
  • 63f2301 madvise:madvise_cold_or_pageout_pte_range(): don't use mapcount() against large folio for sharing check
  • 26a2b7c drm/i915: Fix error handling if driver creation fails during probe
  • 0a47ffc can: raw: add missing refcount for memory leak fix
  • 06614ca thunderbolt: Fix Thunderbolt 3 display flickering issue on 2nd hot plug onwards
  • efe4d99 PCI: acpiphp: Use pci_assign_unassigned_bridge_resources() only for non-root bus
  • f80b4b8 media: vcodec: Fix potential array out-of-bounds in encoder queue_setup
  • 423e755 pinctrl: amd: Mask wake bits on probe again
  • ce2e890 of: dynamic: Refactor action prints to not use "%pOF" inside devtree_lock
  • d92815c of: unittest: Fix EXPECT for parse_phandle_with_args_map() test
  • fa700d9 radix tree: remove unused variable
  • 8f6813c riscv: Fix build errors using binutils2.37 toolchains
  • 1b7ac88 riscv: Handle zicsr/zifencei issue between gcc and binutils
  • 5039e4a lib/clz_ctz.c: Fix __clzdi2() and __ctzdi2() for 32-bit kernels
  • d64a94b ACPI: resource: Fix IRQ override quirk for PCSpecialist Elimina Pro 16 M
  • 4cb9ace batman-adv: Hold rtnl lock during MTU update via netlink
  • 55d18e4 batman-adv: Fix batadv_v_ogm_aggr_send memory leak
  • e265dca batman-adv: Fix TT global entry leak when client roamed back
  • 5effaa0 batman-adv: Do not get eth header before batadv_check_management_packet
  • 1f82cd2 batman-adv: Don't increase MTU when set by user
  • 2c78334 batman-adv: Trigger events for auto adjusted MTU
  • 21cd994 selinux: set next pointer before attaching to list
  • 14fa028 nfsd: Fix race to FREE_STATEID and cl_revoked
  • a3a9111 NFS: Fix a use after free in nfs_direct_join_group()
  • c8df36e nilfs2: fix general protection fault in nilfs_lookup_dirty_data_buffers()
  • bca3e63 mm: multi-gen LRU: don't spin during memcg release
  • 56d1105 mm: memory-failure: fix unexpected return value in soft_offline_page()
  • 22178c6 mm: add a call to flush_cache_vmap() in vmap_pfn()
  • 0677bed cgroup/cpuset: Free DL BW in case can_attach() fails
  • d1cfa53 sched/deadline: Create DL BW alloc, free & check overflow interface
  • c95a751 cgroup/cpuset: Iterate only if DEADLINE tasks are present
  • 74fac5b sched/cpuset: Keep track of SCHED_DEADLINE task in cpusets
  • 00f3719 sched/cpuset: Bring back cpuset_mutex
  • 4d17b2e cgroup/cpuset: Rename functions dealing with DEADLINE accounting
  • aefabcc drm/i915: fix display probe for IVB Q and IVB D GT2 server
  • 6621912 drm/i915/display: Handle GMD_ID identification in display code
  • 5177713 x86/fpu: Set X86_FEATURE_OSXSAVE feature after enabling OSXSAVE in CR4
  • 4b04c42 x86/fpu: Invalidate FPU state correctly on exec()
  • 0c2a9b7 LoongArch: Fix hw_breakpoint_control() for watchpoints
  • 8771f80 drm/i915: Fix HPD polling, reenabling the output poll work as needed
  • 40b67b5 drm/display/dp: Fix the DP DSC Receiver cap size
  • 503d787 drm/i915/dgfx: Enable d3cold at s2idle
  • dd8683e drm/panfrost: Skip speed binning on EOPNOTSUPP
  • 933f1fc drm: Add an HPD poll helper to reschedule the poll work
  • 6969e45 drm/vmwgfx: Fix possible invalid drm gem put calls
  • 5574b0c drm/vmwgfx: Fix shader stage validation
  • 980cde3 mm/gup: handle cont-PTE hugetlb pages correctly in gup_must_unshare() via GUP-fast
  • 2106dae mm/gup: reintroduce FOLL_NUMA as FOLL_HONOR_NUMA_FAULT
  • a55dd24 mm: enable page walking API to lock vmas during the walk
  • 2dcc0e4 selftests/mm: FOLL_LONGTERM need to be updated to 0x100
  • c02c4e7 ALSA: ymfpci: Fix the missing snd_card_free() call at probe error
  • 6218f96 shmem: fix smaps BUG sleeping while atomic
  • 535cdce mm,ima,kexec,of: use memblock_free_late from ima_free_kexec_buffer
  • c856ff4 clk: Fix slab-out-of-bounds error in devm_clk_release()
  • ed2e9e1 NFSv4: Fix dropped lock for racing OPEN and delegation return
  • ed29b5f platform/x86: ideapad-laptop: Add support for new hotkeys found on ThinkBook 14s Yoga ITL
  • 3bdeb65 platform/x86: lenovo-ymc: Add Lenovo Yoga 7 14ACN6 to ec_trigger_quirk_dmi_table
  • 28eee9b wifi: mac80211: limit reorder_buf_filtered to avoid UBSAN warning
  • a3009e1 ibmveth: Use dcbf rather than dcbfl
  • 06a128c spi: spi-cadence: Fix data corruption issues in slave mode
  • 28b605e ASoC: cs35l41: Correct amp_gain_tlv values
  • 8c7fd1b ASoC: amd: yc: Add VivoBook Pro 15 to quirks list for acp6x
  • 1cc2d96 bonding: fix macvlan over alb bond support
  • abdf60d rtnetlink: Reject negative ifindexes in RTM_NEWLINK
  • beceaf2 netfilter: nf_tables: defer gc run if previous batch is still pending
  • 16cc42c netfilter: nf_tables: fix out of memory error handling
  • e05b2a9 netfilter: nf_tables: use correct lock to protect gc_list
  • e07e688 netfilter: nf_tables: GC transaction race with abort path
  • 4167aa4 netfilter: nf_tables: flush pending destroy work before netlink notifier
  • e290509 netfilter: nf_tables: validate all pending tables
  • 711ffb6 i40e: fix potential NULL pointer dereferencing of pf->vf i40e_sync_vsi_filters()
  • 7ac4093 net/sched: fix a qdisc modification with ambiguous command request
  • 0717a95 igc: Fix the typo in the PTM Control macro
  • 8fe9d54 igb: Avoid starting unnecessary workqueues
  • ecebc08 can: isotp: fix support for transmission of SF without flow control
  • 6500990 net: ethernet: mtk_eth_soc: fix NULL pointer on hw reset
  • d56f830 tg3: Use slab_build_skb() when needed
  • be7d58c selftests: bonding: do not set port down before adding to bond
  • b995365 ice: Fix NULL pointer deref during VF reset
  • 9298928 Revert "ice: Fix ice VF reset during iavf initialization"
  • 8aa038c ice: fix receive buffer size miscalculation
  • abee4c8 ipv4: fix data-races around inet->inet_id
  • 3844e0c net: validate veth and vxcan peer ifindexes
  • 6917992 net: bcmgenet: Fix return value check for fixed_phy_register()
  • d3a74a8 net: bgmac: Fix return value check for fixed_phy_register()
  • a7cecd3 net: mdio: mdio-bitbang: Fix C45 read/write protocol
  • 7e7b2b5 net: dsa: mt7530: fix handling of 802.1X PAE frames
  • b457f31 selftests: mlxsw: Fix test failure on Spectrum-4
  • 747e71f mlxsw: Fix the size of 'VIRT_ROUTER_MSB'
  • 5a76c52 mlxsw: reg: Fix SSPR register layout
  • 40ffbae mlxsw: pci: Set time stamp fields also when its type is MIRROR_UTC
  • 3f5a3e0 ipvlan: Fix a reference count leak warning in ipvlan_ns_exit()
  • 056e0ce dccp: annotate data-races in dccp_poll()
  • 2a7d2f2 sock: annotate data-races around prot->memory_pressure
  • b8bcc45 net: dsa: felix: fix oversize frame dropping for always closed tc-taprio gates
  • e3b4e52 devlink: add missing unregister linecard notification
  • 0f0dd7b octeontx2-af: SDP: fix receive link config
  • 2242640 tracing: Fix memleak due to race between current_tracer and trace
  • 49834a2 tracing/synthetic: Allocate one additional element for size
  • 009e77a tracing/synthetic: Skip first entry for stack traces
  • 5c2d886 tracing/synthetic: Use union instead of casts
  • 299e003 tracing: Fix cpu buffers unavailable due to 'record_disabled' missed
  • f3acc61 wifi: iwlwifi: mvm: add dependency for PTP clock
  • 7f35e56 can: raw: fix lockdep issue in raw_release()
  • c8ddbae can: raw: fix receiver memory leak
  • 019b59a jbd2: fix a race when checking checkpoint buffer busy
  • 557fda9 jbd2: remove journal_clean_one_cp_list()
  • 2968fec jbd2: remove t_checkpoint_io_list
  • 1d9995c PCI: acpiphp: Reassign resources on bridge if necessary
  • a7342df xprtrdma: Remap Receive buffers after a reconnect
  • ef65498 NFSv4: fix out path in __nfs4_get_acl_uncached
  • 9e2388d NFSv4.2: fix error handling in nfs42_proc_getxattr


Download Linux 6.4.13-xanmod1 source from GitHub