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Linux kernel 4.8.6

Last Updated on: 29th March 2022, 04:37 pm

Linux kernel 4.8.6 landed in Sparky “unstable” repository.

Due to compilation problem in the previous version, this time it is made with additional “CFLAGS -fno-pie” so the kernel works fine on amd64 and 686 compatible machines.

The Linux kernel is available in Sparky “unstable” repository, so enabled it to upgrade or make fresh installation:
https://wiki.sparkylinux.org/doku.php/repository

Follow the Wiki page: https://wiki.sparkylinux.org/doku.php/linux_kernel to install the latest Sparky’s Linux kernel.

Then reboot your machine to take effects.

To quick remove older version of the Linux kernel, simply run APTus-> Remove-> Uninstall Old Kernel script.

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