Linux Kernel 4.1.28 LTS Is a Massive Update with XFS, MIPS and ARM Improvements

Linux kernel developer Sasha Levin has announced the release of the twenty-eighth maintenance update for the Linux 4.1 long-term supported kernel series, version 4.1.28.

Linux kernel 4.1.28 LTS has been in development for the past three weeks since the June 23 debut of the previous maintenance release, Linux 4.1.27 LTS. During all this time, it has received a huge number of improvements, updated drivers, and core kernel changes. According to the appended shortlog, the update changes a total of 334 files, with 3,165 insertions and 2,032 deletions.

Linux kernel 4.1.28 LTS adds enhancements to the ARM, PowerPC (PPC), MIPS, SPARC, s390, ARC, and x86 hardware architectures, better support for the XFS, Btrfs, CIFS, NFS, NILFS2, and EXT4 filesystems, as well as the usual updated drivers, this time for things like ACPI, ATA, CLK, Crypto, DMA, GPU (mostly Intel i915, Nouveau, and Radeon), I2C, HID, hw… (read more)

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