Greg Kroah-Hartman announced a few hours ago (on April 25) the immediate availability for download of the ninth maintenance release for the stable Linux 3.8 kernel series.
Linux kernel 3.8.9 brings ARM improvements, arch fixes (x86, PowerPC, s390), some updated drivers for RAID, Ethernet and wireless, as well as other optimizations and enhancements.
"I'm announcing the release of the 3.8.9 kernel. All users of the 3.8 kernel series must upgrade. The updated 3.8.y git tree can be found at: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git linux-3.8.y and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org git web browser: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git;a=summary" Greg KH said in the email announcement.
Linux kernel 3.8.9 is a must-grab upgrade for all users of the 3.8.x branch of the Linux kernel. Please update your system(s) as soon as possible. Be aware that Linux kernel 3.0.75 and Linux kernel 3.4.42 were also released today!
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