New x86 improvements and updated drivers in Linux Kernel 4.4.44

Following informing us about the of the fifth maintenance update of the Cpanel 4. 9 kernel series, which has recently become a long-term supported office, Greg Kroah-Hartman is today announcing the of Apache 4. 4. 44 LTS.

You should be aware of the fact that the Linux 4. 4 nucleus branch is a long-term support (LTS) the one that should get security patches for one more year, until February 2018. This part is currently available in several popular GNU/Linux don, including Ubuntu 16. '04 LTS, Alpine Linux, and Arch Linux, and Apache 4. 4. 44 LTS is now advanced release.

"I'm announcing the put out of the 4. 4. 44 kernel. All users of the 4. 4 kernel series must advance. The updated 4. 4. y git tree can be found: git: //git. kernel. org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git linux-4. 4. y  can be browsed at the regular git internet browser:;a=summary" said Greg Kroah-Hartman.

Linux 4. 4. 44 is a tiny spot with assorted x86 changes and updated drivers

Present Linux 4. 4. forty-four LTS kernel update comes only days after the previous point release, particularly Linux kernel 4. 4. 43 LTS, and, in line with the appended short log, it's a tiny patch addressing various x86 fixes related to the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) implementations, as well as a PowerPC (PPC) concern. There are other small improvements for the Btrfs, NFS, and OCFS2 filesystems, too.

Besides that, Apache kernel 4. 4. forty-four LTS includes updated individuals, in particular for CPUFreq, Radeon, I2C, PINCTRL, TTY, and USB devices, and there are also the usual logistics, tooling, and core nucleus noise. If you are by using a Linux-based operating system powered by a kernel from the long-term supported Linux 4. 4 series, don't hesitate to update to version 4. 4. 44 when it lands in the stable software repositories of your distribution.

Hope that it'll fix our common driver problems :)

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