Linux Kernel 4.2.7 Is Out with ARM, x86, MIPS, and IPv6 Improvements, Updated Drivers

2015-Dec-10 | Tags: driverkernelmipsupdate

Linux on ARMImmediately after announcing the release of the first maintenance build of Linux kernel 4.3, renowned Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman published details about the seventh point release of Linux kernel 4.2.

Looking at the appended shortlog of Linux kernel 4.2.7, we can notice that it includes pretty much the same changes that have been implemented in Linux kernel 4.3.1, such as dozens of improvements to the ARM, x86, MIPS, s390, and AMR64 (AArch64) hardware architectures, various USB sound driver enhancements, as well as multiple networking updates, especially for things like IPv6, IPv4, Bluetooth, IrDA, mac80211, Netlink, NFC, RDS, TIPC (Transparent Inter-Process Communication), and Wireless.


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