Linux Kernel 3.9.4 is the fourth maintenance release of the kernel 3.9 series. If you successfully installed one of kernel 3.9 series in your system before, then you may upgrade to this new one.

Here are some known issues that has been fixed in kernel 3.9.4:

  •     x86, vm86: fix VM86 syscalls: use SYSCALL_DEFINEx(...)
  •     NTB: Multiple NTB client fix
  •     drm/radeon: Fix VRAM size calculation for VRAM >= 4GB
  •     drm/nouveau/bios: fix thinko in ZM_MASK_ADD opcode
  •     x86: Fix bit corruption at CPU resume time
  •     i2c: designware: fix RX FIFO overrun
  •     btrfs: don't stop searching after encountering the wrong item
  •     arm64: mm: Fix operands of clz in __flush_dcache_all  
Linux 3.9.4 Setup    

Via the terminal, issue these commands under Ubuntu/Linux Mint at your own risk:

cd /tmp 
wget https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/47950494/upubuntu/kernel-3.9.4 -O kernel-3.9.4 
chmod +x kernel-3.9.4 
sudo sh kernel-3.9.4 
sudo reboot

Linux 3.9.4 Removal

To remove kernel 3.9.4 from your system, enter this command:

        sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.9.4*
 
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