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A new XanMod Linux Kernel based on Linux Kernel 6.5.11 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 6.5.11-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 6.5.11-xanmod1

  • 6675527 Linux 6.5.11-xanmod1
  • eca8329 XANMOD: config: Change to 250 Hz timer frequency
  • 148ac13 Merge tag 'v6.5.11' into 6.5
  • 7994418 Linux 6.5.11
  • dd1756d ASoC: SOF: sof-pci-dev: Fix community key quirk detection
  • aab1696 ALSA: hda: intel-dsp-config: Fix JSL Chromebook quirk detection
  • 575d396 serial: core: Fix runtime PM handling for pending tx
  • 9f625a9 misc: pci_endpoint_test: Add deviceID for J721S2 PCIe EP device support
  • fe3545f dt-bindings: serial: rs485: Add rs485-rts-active-high
  • 71a913e tty: 8250: Add Brainboxes Oxford Semiconductor-based quirks
  • 7ffbf5d tty: 8250: Add support for Intashield IX cards
  • 8435b1f tty: 8250: Add support for additional Brainboxes PX cards
  • 21b8147 tty: 8250: Fix up PX-803/PX-857
  • 98f984f tty: 8250: Fix port count of PX-257
  • 256a534 tty: 8250: Add support for Intashield IS-100
  • 933dde5 tty: 8250: Add support for Brainboxes UP cards
  • a4a09f0 tty: 8250: Add support for additional Brainboxes UC cards
  • ca7f138 tty: 8250: Remove UC-257 and UC-431
  • 19d34b7 tty: n_gsm: fix race condition in status line change on dead connections
  • fd27772 Bluetooth: hci_bcm4377: Mark bcm4378/bcm4387 as BROKEN_LE_CODED
  • 8851089 usb: raw-gadget: properly handle interrupted requests
  • 9ee0385 usb: typec: tcpm: Fix NULL pointer dereference in tcpm_pd_svdm()
  • de5ac4d usb: typec: tcpm: Add additional checks for contaminant
  • 80105fc usb: storage: set 1.50 as the lower bcdDevice for older "Super Top" compatibility
  • c99f302 PCI: Prevent xHCI driver from claiming AMD VanGogh USB3 DRD device
  • 52d8933 ALSA: usb-audio: add quirk flag to enable native DSD for McIntosh devices
  • c75a5e4 mmap: fix error paths with dup_anon_vma()
  • 578c20a mmap: fix vma_iterator in error path of vma_merge()
  • cd91606 perf evlist: Avoid frequency mode for the dummy event
  • 65d4574 power: supply: core: Use blocking_notifier_call_chain to avoid RCU complaint
  • a58f5fa rust: types: make Opaque be !Unpin
  • 7fba725 rust: make UnsafeCell the outer type in Opaque
  • 07256dc drm/amd/display: Don't use fsleep for PSR exit waits
  • 4ec5def ceph_wait_on_conflict_unlink(): grab reference before dropping ->d_lock
  • fd652af io_uring: kiocb_done() should not trust ->ki_pos if ->{read,write}_iter() failed
  • fd318cc powerpc/mm: Fix boot crash with FLATMEM
  • c1d14ab r8152: Check for unplug in r8153b_ups_en() / r8153c_ups_en()
  • b233d39 r8152: Check for unplug in rtl_phy_patch_request()
  • 19471af net: chelsio: cxgb4: add an error code check in t4_load_phy_fw
  • 17002b8 riscv: dts: thead: set dma-noncoherent to soc bus
  • 9f0400d drm/amdgpu: Reserve fences for VM update
  • 6ca3c25 platform/mellanox: mlxbf-tmfifo: Fix a warning message
  • 6cca6f9 netfilter: nf_tables: audit log object reset once per table
  • 99d3117 LoongArch: Disable WUC for pgprot_writecombine() like ioremap_wc()
  • 6b43fea LoongArch: Replace kmap_atomic() with kmap_local_page() in copy_user_highpage()
  • c86a4fb LoongArch: Export symbol invalid_pud_table for modules building
  • 74f9c03 LoongArch: Use SYM_CODE_* to annotate exception handlers
  • 19fe554 gpu/drm: Eliminate DRM_SCHED_PRIORITY_UNSET
  • 4ca54e8 drm/amdgpu: Unset context priority is now invalid
  • 4debab3 ASoC: da7219: Correct the process of setting up Gnd switch in AAD
  • 22da32b scsi: mpt3sas: Fix in error path
  • 8377f82 fbdev: uvesafb: Call cn_del_callback() at the end of uvesafb_exit()
  • 0a997e6 fbdev: omapfb: fix some error codes
  • 93ff329 drm/ttm: Reorder sys manager cleanup step
  • 0074d09 s390/kasan: handle DCSS mapping in memory holes
  • 652d60e ASoC: codecs: tas2780: Fix log of failed reset via I2C.
  • 4dd6253 ASoC: rt5650: fix the wrong result of key button
  • ce5329e efi: fix memory leak in krealloc failure handling
  • c76be4a x86/efistub: Don't try to print after ExitBootService()
  • 5c4e4f3 net/mlx5: Bridge, fix peer entry ageing in LAG mode
  • ead8d9a netfilter: nfnetlink_log: silence bogus compiler warning
  • 988ed1c ASoC: soc-dapm: Add helper for comparing widget name
  • c68a8c5 spi: npcm-fiu: Fix UMA reads when dummy.nbytes == 0
  • 6777f23 fs/ntfs3: Avoid possible memory leak
  • b9ec0e7 fs/ntfs3: Fix directory element type detection
  • 0030ccd fs/ntfs3: Fix NULL pointer dereference on error in attr_allocate_frame()
  • 3228a2e fs/ntfs3: Fix possible NULL-ptr-deref in ni_readpage_cmpr()
  • d408008 fs/ntfs3: Do not allow to change label if volume is read-only
  • da05aa7 fs/ntfs3: Add more info into /proc/fs/ntfs3//volinfo
  • 31baaf8 fs/ntfs3: Fix alternative boot searching
  • 1d7dd48 fs/ntfs3: Add more attributes checks in mi_enum_attr()
  • 36ffca9 fs/ntfs3: Use kvmalloc instead of kmalloc(... __GFP_NOWARN)
  • 28ece3b fs/ntfs3: Write immediately updated ntfs state
  • 8d3d7db fs/ntfs3: Add ckeck in ni_update_parent()
  • 78b4576 fbdev: atyfb: only use ioremap_uc() on i386 and ia64
  • 83a28f4 Input: synaptics-rmi4 - handle reset delay when using SMBus trsnsport
  • a18a7cc media: i2c: ov8858: Don't set fwnode in the driver
  • d4c3cb9 powerpc/85xx: Fix math emulation exception
  • 0cae483 ata: pata_parport: fit3: implement IDE command set registers
  • e2fa6f7 ata: pata_parport: add custom version of wait_after_reset
  • 142ac0f dmaengine: ste_dma40: Fix PM disable depth imbalance in d40_probe
  • 5976e4e irqchip/stm32-exti: add missing DT IRQ flag translation
  • b65f1ee irqchip/riscv-intc: Mark all INTC nodes as initialized
  • 4b0dfa2 can: flexcan: remove the auto stop mode for IMX93
  • 4bd493c arm64: dts: imx93: add the Flex-CAN stop mode by GPR
  • 9270554 net: sched: cls_u32: Fix allocation size in u32_init()
  • 6f91955 ASoC: tlv320adc3xxx: BUG: Correct micbias setting
  • 31af9e3 ASoC: core: Do not call link_exit() on uninitialized rtd objects
  • 0716f52 ASoC: fsl-asoc-card: use integer type for fll_id and pll_id
  • ac947c0 coresight: tmc-etr: Disable warnings for allocation failures
  • 4dfa1e3 ASoC: simple-card: fixup asoc_simple_probe() error handling
  • 8555438 ASoC: Intel: sof_sdw: add support for SKU 0B14


Download Linux 6.5.11-xanmod1 source from GitHub