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A new XanMod Linux Kernel based on Linux Kernel 6.6.7 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 6.6.7-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 6.6.7-xanmod1

  • 90d9158 Linux 6.6.7-xanmod1
  • 21c20ed Merge tag 'v6.6.7' into 6.6
  • ac25535 Linux 6.6.7
  • 71a1ffe drm/amdgpu: Restrict extended wait to PSP v13.0.6
  • 9f29fe9 drm/amdgpu: update retry times for psp BL wait
  • bebe0c0 drm/amdgpu: Fix refclk reporting for SMU v13.0.6
  • 48411bc riscv: Kconfig: Add select ARM_AMBA to SOC_STARFIVE
  • b79210f gcc-plugins: randstruct: Update code comment in relayout_struct()
  • ba6e4b9 ASoC: qcom: sc8280xp: Limit speaker digital volumes
  • c66d39f netfilter: nft_set_pipapo: skip inactive elements during set walk
  • 1eed445 MIPS: Loongson64: Enable DMA noncoherent support
  • 264927e MIPS: Loongson64: Handle more memory types passed from firmware
  • ae07e7d MIPS: Loongson64: Reserve vgabios memory on boot
  • 114d0e5 perf metrics: Avoid segv if default metricgroup isn't set
  • 1f4d4d2 perf list: Fix JSON segfault by setting the used skip_duplicate_pmus callback
  • dea8cfe KVM: SVM: Update EFER software model on CR0 trap for SEV-ES
  • bb356cc KVM: s390/mm: Properly reset no-dat
  • 6d9cbae MIPS: kernel: Clear FPU states when setting up kernel threads
  • 4380135 cifs: Fix flushing, invalidation and file size with FICLONE
  • 63c80f5 cifs: Fix flushing, invalidation and file size with copy_file_range()
  • 9a3e020 USB: gadget: core: adjust uevent timing on gadget unbind
  • fd72844 powerpc/ftrace: Fix stack teardown in ftrace_no_trace
  • 903a1a1 x86/CPU/AMD: Check vendor in the AMD microcode callback
  • 7d831c6 devcoredump: Send uevent once devcd is ready
  • 22fdcaa serial: 8250_omap: Add earlycon support for the AM654 UART controller
  • a2c0b05 serial: 8250: 8250_omap: Do not start RX DMA on THRI interrupt
  • 70dc9a4 serial: 8250: 8250_omap: Clear UART_HAS_RHR_IT_DIS bit
  • 98b0ca9 serial: sc16is7xx: address RX timeout interrupt errata
  • c865b77 ARM: PL011: Fix DMA support
  • 2214c3f usb: typec: class: fix typec_altmode_put_partner to put plugs
  • 5ac34ba smb: client: fix potential NULL deref in parse_dfs_referrals()
  • 05668be Revert "xhci: Loosen RPM as default policy to cover for AMD xHC 1.1"
  • 1bcb08e cifs: Fix non-availability of dedup breaking generic/304
  • 67f45db parport: Add support for Brainboxes IX/UC/PX parallel cards
  • c88a91c serial: ma35d1: Validate console index before assignment
  • 977a60f serial: 8250_dw: Add ACPI ID for Granite Rapids-D UART
  • a05c646 nvmem: Do not expect fixed layouts to grab a layout driver
  • d982896 usb: gadget: f_hid: fix report descriptor allocation
  • 95a4c95 kprobes: consistent rcu api usage for kretprobe holder
  • 395e52b ASoC: ops: add correct range check for limiting volume
  • 6df51c5 gpiolib: sysfs: Fix error handling on failed export
  • 73bbca1 x86/sev: Fix kernel crash due to late update to read-only ghcb_version
  • cfe9295 perf: Fix perf_event_validate_size()
  • c66c479 drm/amdgpu: disable MCBP by default
  • 3798c66 arm64: dts: mt8183: kukui: Fix underscores in node names
  • b6c47d9 arm64: dts: mediatek: add missing space before {
  • 5bdd0ce parisc: Fix asm operand number out of range build error in bug table
  • 1649606 parisc: Reduce size of the bug_table on 64-bit kernel by half
  • 4b11737 LoongArch: BPF: Don't sign extend function return value
  • 3275410 LoongArch: BPF: Don't sign extend memory load operand
  • 0fdd1b8 perf vendor events arm64: AmpereOne: Add missing DefaultMetricgroupName fields
  • f78fff4 misc: mei: client.c: fix problem of return '-EOVERFLOW' in mei_cl_write
  • e2365ea misc: mei: client.c: return negative error code in mei_cl_write
  • c541d0e coresight: ultrasoc-smb: Fix uninitialized before use buf_hw_base
  • ab5091e coresight: ultrasoc-smb: Config SMB buffer before register sink
  • ace850b coresight: ultrasoc-smb: Fix sleep while close preempt in enable_smb
  • 359d3fb hwtracing: hisi_ptt: Add dummy callback pmu::read()
  • 2f6b152 coresight: Fix crash when Perf and sysfs modes are used concurrently
  • 1b5d156 coresight: etm4x: Remove bogous __exit annotation for some functions
  • b9cc170 arm64: dts: mediatek: mt8186: Change gpu speedbin nvmem cell name
  • b6eccbc arm64: dts: mediatek: mt8186: fix clock names for power domains
  • 2e46526 arm64: dts: mediatek: mt8183-evb: Fix unit_address_vs_reg warning on ntc
  • bfff27f arm64: dts: mediatek: mt8183: Move thermal-zones to the root node
  • d97373c arm64: dts: mediatek: mt8183: Fix unit address for scp reserved memory
  • 9c4ae48 arm64: dts: mediatek: mt8195: Fix PM suspend/resume with venc clocks
  • 1253026 arm64: dts: mediatek: mt8173-evb: Fix regulator-fixed node names
  • ac9a2f5 arm64: dts: mediatek: cherry: Fix interrupt cells for MT6360 on I2C7
  • d7646d7 arm64: dts: mediatek: mt8183-kukui-jacuzzi: fix dsi unnecessary cells properties
  • 6a6df67 arm64: dts: mediatek: mt7622: fix memory node warning check
  • 90dc20c arm64: dts: mt7986: fix emmc hs400 mode without uboot initialization
  • 287b1c4 arm64: dts: mt7986: define 3W max power to both SFP on BPI-R3
  • 5012eb0 arm64: dts: mt7986: change cooling trips
  • 8e1e489 drm/i915: Skip some timing checks on BXT/GLK DSI transcoders
  • a0396af drm/i915/mst: Reject modes that require the bigjoiner
  • 654748c drm/i915/mst: Fix .mode_valid_ctx() return values
  • 02650b3 drm/atomic-helpers: Invoke end_fb_access while owning plane state
  • 4ce431c md/raid6: use valid sector values to determine if an I/O should wait on the reshape
  • aa581b3 powercap: DTPM: Fix missing cpufreq_cpu_put() calls
  • 9e5d309 mm/memory_hotplug: fix error handling in add_memory_resource()
  • 799f90c mm: fix oops when filemap_map_pmd() without prealloc_pte
  • e0270ff mm/memory_hotplug: add missing mem_hotplug_lock
  • 83dd18e drivers/base/cpu: crash data showing should depends on KEXEC_CORE
  • 512b420 hugetlb: fix null-ptr-deref in hugetlb_vma_lock_write
  • b2c562a workqueue: Make sure that wq_unbound_cpumask is never empty
  • 7409c28 platform/surface: aggregator: fix recv_buf() return value
  • 78c8fc3 regmap: fix bogus error on regcache_sync success
  • 2e04cfd r8169: fix rtl8125b PAUSE frames blasting when suspended
  • 865b715 packet: Move reference count in packet_sock to atomic_long_t
  • 9a89aad nfp: flower: fix for take a mutex lock in soft irq context and rcu lock
  • 3c0adff leds: trigger: netdev: fix RTNL handling to prevent potential deadlock
  • 7d97646 tracing: Fix a possible race when disabling buffered events
  • fc9fa70 tracing: Fix incomplete locking when disabling buffered events
  • 0486a1f tracing: Disable snapshot buffer when stopping instance tracers
  • 12c48e8 tracing: Stop current tracer when resizing buffer
  • 1741e17 tracing: Always update snapshot buffer size
  • f8f32f9 checkstack: fix printed address
  • 9ec2d92 cgroup_freezer: cgroup_freezing: Check if not frozen
  • 39f603a lib/group_cpus.c: avoid acquiring cpu hotplug lock in group_cpus_evenly
  • 0b14276 nilfs2: prevent WARNING in nilfs_sufile_set_segment_usage()
  • ce58f14 nilfs2: fix missing error check for sb_set_blocksize call
  • 1cdc934 highmem: fix a memory copy problem in memcpy_from_folio
  • 56a3343 ring-buffer: Force absolute timestamp on discard of event
  • d251b98 ring-buffer: Test last update in 32bit version of __rb_time_read()
  • 73249ef ALSA: hda/realtek: Add quirk for Lenovo Yoga Pro 7
  • 5f1c1e8 ALSA: hda/realtek: Add Framework laptop 16 to quirks
  • 70a6885 ALSA: hda/realtek: add new Framework laptop to quirks
  • 65a7a5b ALSA: hda/realtek: Enable headset on Lenovo M90 Gen5
  • b3f1d92 ALSA: hda/realtek: fix speakers on XPS 9530 (2023)
  • 6e25980 ALSA: hda/realtek: Apply quirk for ASUS UM3504DA
  • 8e6ac8c ALSA: pcm: fix out-of-bounds in snd_pcm_state_names
  • 5ae225b ALSA: usb-audio: Add Pioneer DJM-450 mixer controls
  • 30df290 io_uring: fix mutex_unlock with unreferenced ctx
  • dd864f6 nvme-pci: Add sleep quirk for Kingston drives
  • 5a33d38 io_uring/af_unix: disable sending io_uring over sockets
  • 127fcf7 ASoC: amd: yc: Fix non-functional mic on ASUS E1504FA
  • 29b9ebc rethook: Use __rcu pointer for rethook::handler
  • af448bb scripts/gdb: fix lx-device-list-bus and lx-device-list-class
  • 2d16a9f kernel/Kconfig.kexec: drop select of KEXEC for CRASH_DUMP
  • 49b79af md: don't leave 'MD_RECOVERY_FROZEN' in error path of md_set_readonly()
  • 7442310 riscv: errata: andes: Probe for IOCP only once in boot stage
  • b12ccda riscv: fix misaligned access handling of C.SWSP and C.SDSP
  • 92f0955 arm64: dts: rockchip: Fix eMMC Data Strobe PD on rk3588
  • 15eb685 ARM: dts: imx28-xea: Pass the 'model' property
  • 5af668c ARM: dts: imx7: Declare timers compatible with fsl,imx6dl-gpt
  • ee00712 arm64: dts: imx8-apalis: set wifi regulator to always-on
  • 12deaef ARM: imx: Check return value of devm_kasprintf in imx_mmdc_perf_init
  • 3836f1f arm64: dts: imx93: correct mediamix power
  • 8b2c35e arm64: dts: freescale: imx8-ss-lsio: Fix #pwm-cells
  • d338395 arm64: dts: imx8-ss-lsio: Add PWM interrupts
  • ddc5ad2 scsi: be2iscsi: Fix a memleak in beiscsi_init_wrb_handle()
  • 6eec904 tracing: Fix a warning when allocating buffered events fails
  • 7e6621b io_uring/kbuf: check for buffer list readiness after NULL check
  • b2173a8 io_uring/kbuf: Fix an NULL vs IS_ERR() bug in io_alloc_pbuf_ring()
  • fe14555 ARM: dts: imx6ul-pico: Describe the Ethernet PHY clock
  • c6a952d arm64: dts: imx8mp: imx8mq: Add parkmode-disable-ss-quirk on DWC3
  • 584bdbc drm/bridge: tc358768: select CONFIG_VIDEOMODE_HELPERS
  • fc05413 RDMA/irdma: Avoid free the non-cqp_request scratch
  • 926c1c7 RDMA/irdma: Fix support for 64k pages
  • 12a7757 RDMA/irdma: Ensure iWarp QP queue memory is OS paged aligned
  • d103c13 RDMA/core: Fix umem iterator when PAGE_SIZE is greater then HCA pgsz
  • b8668fe ASoC: wm_adsp: fix memleak in wm_adsp_buffer_populate
  • 0ca497a firmware: arm_scmi: Fix possible frequency truncation when using level indexing mode
  • 4893588 firmware: arm_scmi: Simplify error path in scmi_dvfs_device_opps_add()
  • 1ea9f8a firmware: arm_scmi: Fix frequency truncation by promoting multiplier type
  • c3af26f firmware: arm_scmi: Extend perf protocol ops to get information of a domain
  • 9c78a21 firmware: arm_scmi: Extend perf protocol ops to get number of domains
  • 7cd68b3 hwmon: (nzxt-kraken2) Fix error handling path in kraken2_probe()
  • 8d73500 ASoC: codecs: lpass-tx-macro: set active_decimator correct default value
  • 8ebf059 hwmon: (acpi_power_meter) Fix 4.29 MW bug
  • 2e594ee ARM: dts: bcm2711-rpi-400: Fix delete-node of led_act
  • a7fb9f1 ARM: dts: rockchip: Fix sdmmc_pwren's pinmux setting for RK3128
  • 03766ae ARM: dts: imx6q: skov: fix ethernet clock regression
  • 231ab2f arm64: dt: imx93: tqma9352-mba93xxla: Fix LPUART2 pad config
  • 55b6b95 RDMA/irdma: Fix UAF in irdma_sc_ccq_get_cqe_info()
  • cfaede2 RDMA/bnxt_re: Correct module description string
  • ca19116 RDMA/rtrs-clt: Remove the warnings for req in_use check
  • 4b13d47 RDMA/rtrs-clt: Fix the max_send_wr setting
  • 5aafdb5 RDMA/rtrs-srv: Destroy path files after making sure no IOs in-flight
  • 7bb1941 RDMA/rtrs-srv: Free srv_mr iu only when always_invalidate is true
  • dfb398f RDMA/rtrs-srv: Check return values while processing info request
  • 30614ed RDMA/rtrs-clt: Start hb after path_up
  • b659d48 RDMA/rtrs-srv: Do not unconditionally enable irq
  • e1e4a5c ASoC: fsl_sai: Fix no frame sync clock issue on i.MX8MP
  • bdcedad arm64: dts: rockchip: Expand reg size of vdec node for RK3399
  • 4192a26 arm64: dts: rockchip: Expand reg size of vdec node for RK3328
  • 9b1b8ab RDMA/irdma: Add wait for suspend on SQD
  • 951c6d3 RDMA/irdma: Do not modify to SQD on error
  • 38772f6 RDMA/hns: Fix unnecessary err return when using invalid congest control algorithm
  • 24436fe RDMA/core: Fix uninit-value access in ib_get_eth_speed()
  • d3c4786 tee: optee: Fix supplicant based device enumeration
  • 577209e mm/damon/sysfs: eliminate potential uninitialized variable warning
  • 45d72ea drm/amdkfd: get doorbell's absolute offset based on the db_size
  • ffc6425 drm/amd/amdgpu/amdgpu_doorbell_mgr: Correct misdocumented param 'doorbell_index'
  • f9eef25 net/smc: fix missing byte order conversion in CLC handshake
  • b03b2dd net: dsa: microchip: provide a list of valid protocols for xmit handler
  • e036a32 drop_monitor: Require 'CAP_SYS_ADMIN' when joining "events" group
  • 580c80b psample: Require 'CAP_NET_ADMIN' when joining "packets" group
  • 94e81d1 bpf: sockmap, updating the sg structure should also update curr
  • eb30a02 net: tls, update curr on splice as well
  • 29561ef net: dsa: mv88e6xxx: Restore USXGMII support for 6393X
  • 2087d53 tcp: do not accept ACK of bytes we never sent
  • 1417b71 netfilter: xt_owner: Fix for unsafe access of sk->sk_socket
  • fa72b6e netfilter: nf_tables: validate family when identifying table via handle
  • 5eeba00 netfilter: nf_tables: bail out on mismatching dynset and set expressions
  • 0392d32 netfilter: nf_tables: fix 'exist' matching on bigendian arches
  • 83e9863 netfilter: bpf: fix bad registration on nf_defrag
  • a365250 dt-bindings: interrupt-controller: Allow #power-domain-cells
  • b710b35 octeontx2-af: Update Tx link register range
  • cd1045a octeontx2-af: Add missing mcs flr handler call
  • 82b2c5e octeontx2-af: Fix mcs stats register address
  • b783ee1 octeontx2-af: Fix mcs sa cam entries size
  • 00efd99 octeontx2-af: Adjust Tx credits when MCS external bypass is disabled
  • 2daea95 net: hns: fix fake link up on xge port
  • 613b5db net: hns: fix wrong head when modify the tx feature when sending packets
  • e30ad47 net: atlantic: Fix NULL dereference of skb pointer in
  • 08e3e3d ipv4: ip_gre: Avoid skb_pull() failure in ipgre_xmit()
  • 77c02d1 ionic: Fix dim work handling in split interrupt mode
  • 4dacbf9 ionic: fix snprintf format length warning
  • e4a2a43 tcp: fix mid stream window clamp.
  • dc903dd net: bnxt: fix a potential use-after-free in bnxt_init_tc
  • d88c7cf iavf: validate tx_coalesce_usecs even if rx_coalesce_usecs is zero
  • ab3a730 i40e: Fix unexpected MFS warning message
  • 2442e9c ice: Restore fix disabling RX VLAN filtering
  • 33755da octeontx2-af: fix a use-after-free in rvu_npa_register_reporters
  • d7666bf xsk: Skip polling event check for unbound socket
  • e1fbdef net: stmmac: fix FPE events losing
  • 9cc9fbe octeontx2-pf: consider both Rx and Tx packet stats for adaptive interrupt coalescing
  • 5106d7a arcnet: restoring support for multiple Sohard Arcnet cards
  • 15e1490 platform/mellanox: Check devm_hwmon_device_register_with_groups() return value
  • 8b2688f platform/mellanox: Add null pointer checks for devm_kasprintf()
  • 76914ea mlxbf-bootctl: correctly identify secure boot with development keys
  • 9b4a883 r8152: Add RTL8152_INACCESSIBLE to r8153_aldps_en()
  • 4bc6378 r8152: Add RTL8152_INACCESSIBLE to r8153_pre_firmware_1()
  • 9bda33e r8152: Add RTL8152_INACCESSIBLE to r8156b_wait_loading_flash()
  • b7416e0 r8152: Add RTL8152_INACCESSIBLE checks to more loops
  • 8defe16 r8152: Hold the rtnl_lock for all of reset
  • b47e71d hv_netvsc: rndis_filter needs to select NLS
  • 28b8ed4 bpf: Fix a verifier bug due to incorrect branch offset comparison with cpu=v4
  • c328714 octeontx2-af: Check return value of nix_get_nixlf before using nixlf
  • 6ddf005 octeontx2-pf: Add missing mutex lock in otx2_get_pauseparam
  • a087681 ipv6: fix potential NULL deref in fib6_add()
  • 6e33e81 platform/x86: wmi: Skip blocks with zero instances
  • 30460e7 of: dynamic: Fix of_reconfig_get_state_change() return value documentation
  • cb6b891 platform/x86: asus-wmi: Move i8042 filter install to shared asus-wmi code
  • 7cb7001 dt: dt-extract-compatibles: Don't follow symlinks when walking tree
  • c35bced dt: dt-extract-compatibles: Handle cfile arguments in generator function
  • 239bff0 x86/tdx: Allow 32-bit emulation by default
  • 22ca647 x86/entry: Do not allow external 0x80 interrupts
  • 4591766 x86/entry: Convert INT 0x80 emulation to IDTENTRY
  • 34c686e x86/coco: Disable 32-bit emulation by default on TDX and SEV
  • f259af2 x86: Introduce ia32_enabled()
  • dfa1898 dm-crypt: start allocating with MAX_ORDER
  • 915864d drm/amdgpu: correct chunk_ptr to a pointer to chunk.
  • a8f5cd0 drm/amdgpu: finalizing mem_partitions at the end of GMC v9 sw_fini
  • 3a56e61 drm/amdgpu: Do not program VF copy regs in mmhub v1.8 under SRIOV (v2)
  • b97debd kconfig: fix memory leak from range properties
  • b1205cc modpost: fix section mismatch message for RELA
  • 9a07b66 tg3: Increment tx_dropped in tg3_tso_bug()
  • 763a1b3 tg3: Move the [rt]x_dropped counters to tg3_napi
  • 90ed718 zstd: Fix array-index-out-of-bounds UBSAN warning
  • f5fb5ac nouveau: use an rwlock for the event lock.
  • 23c3103 netfilter: ipset: fix race condition between swap/destroy and kernel side add/del/test
  • 22a59e5 i2c: ocores: Move system PM hooks to the NOIRQ phase
  • f5d1065 i2c: designware: Fix corrupted memory seen in the ISR
  • 53f408c hrtimers: Push pending hrtimers away from outgoing CPU earlier
  • c94c446 scsi: sd: Fix sshdr use in sd_suspend_common()
  • dd3438a vdpa/mlx5: preserve CVQ vringh index
  • 0c38b88 Linux 6.6.6
  • 9099d06 Revert "wifi: cfg80211: fix CQM for non-range use"

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