Linux Kernel 3.10.2 is the second maintenance release for the kernel 3.10 series that has been released recently. In this guide, we will see how to install it in Ubuntu/Linux Mint systems.

Fixes in Kernel 3.10.2:

  •     ARM: mm: fix boot on SA1110 Assabet
  •     ARM: shmobile: emev2 GIO3 resource fix
  •     ARM: 7769/1: Cortex-A15: fix erratum 798181 implementation
  •      drivers/dma/pl330.c: fix locking in pl330_free_chan_resources()
  •     ext4: fix ext4_get_group_number()
  •     Btrfs: fix estale with btrfs send
  •     iwlwifi: pcie: fix race in queue unmapping
  •     rtlwifi: rtl8192cu: Fix duplicate if test
  •     ACPI / PM: Fix corner case in acpi_bus_update_power()
For full changelog of this kernel, go here.

Kernel 3.10.2 Installation

Run the following commands from the terminal at your own risk:

cd /tmp 
wget http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/47950494/upubuntu/kernel-3.10.2 -O kernel-3.10.2 
chmod +x kernel-3.10.2 
sudo sh kernel-3.10.2 
sudo reboot 
To uninstall kerenl 3.10.2, run this:

    sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.10.2*
 
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