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Linux 5.3 Came to an End ?! Users Kindly Upgrade to the Kernel 5.4 Version

The End of Era is here! Linux Kernel 5.3 last update released!!

Kernel 5.3 Came to an End

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inux Kerenel 5.3 Come to an End: Yes, the bay day is here. Greg KH officially announced on his blog about that the Kernel version 5.3.18 is the last maintaince update in the series of Kernel 5.3. The exact words that he used is,

Note, this is the LAST 5.3.y kernel release. It is now end-of-life.
Please move to 5.4.y now.

All users of the 5.3 kernel series must upgrade.

What’s changed in the last maintenance version?

In his blog, he mentioned that the last maintenance version has 59 files changed, 369 insertions, 329 deletions. The list of the features added in this version are:

  • drivers/infiniband/core/addr.c | 7
  • drivers/infiniband/sw/rxe/rxe_net.c | 8
  • drivers/net/ethernet/cavium/thunder/thunder_bgx.c | 2
  • drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en.h | 2
  • drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en/port_buffer.c | 27 +++
  • drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en/tc_tun.c | 8
  • drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_main.c | 31 +–
  • drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_stats.c | 2
  • drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_tx.c | 2
  • drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_main.c | 4
  • drivers/net/ethernet/ti/cpsw.c | 2
  • drivers/net/geneve.c | 4
  • drivers/net/vxlan.c | 8
  • include/linux/netdevice.h | 5
  • include/linux/skbuff.h | 5
  • include/linux/time.h | 13 +

Find more features on Kernel Blog

Update to Latest Kernel 5.4 Version:

He urged users to upgrade to the latest kernel version 5.4. Find more information on,

Kernel Version 5.4
Kernel Version 5.4

Download Linux Kernel 5.4:

You can download the latest version of Linux Kernel 5.4 from their official website.

Linux Kernel 5.4 Download
Linux Kernel 5.4 Download

News Source: Greg k-h Blog

Kernel Source: Git Kernel Blog

Verdict:

This is the wrap section. As greg said, users kindly upgrade to the latest version of Linux kernel 5.4 and the Kernel 5.3 officially came to an end. If you have any queries related to the news and kindly comment us below.

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