Fixes in Kernel 3.12.8:

  •     ACPI / TPM: fix memory leak when walking ACPI namespace
  •     ARM: shmobile: mackerel: Fix coherent DMA mask
  •     virtio-net: fix refill races during restore
  •     ipv4: fix tunneled VM traffic over hw VXLAN/GRE GSO NIC
  •     vlan: Fix header ops passthru when doing TX VLAN offload.
  •     ipv6: fix illegal mac_header comparison on 32bit
 Linux Kernel 3.12.8 Installation

To install kernel 3.12.8 in Ubuntu or Linux Mint, run these commands:

cd /tmp 
wget http://goo.gl/8GRu2O -O kernel-3.12.8 
chmod +x kernel-3.12.8 
sudo sh kernel-3.12.8 
sudo reboot

To uninstall kernel 3.12.8, run this command:

sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.12.8* 
sudo update-grub

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