Linux Kernel 3.9.2 this is the second release of the Linux Kernel 3.9 and here are some changes in this latest release taken from the changelog of Linux 3.9.2:

  • drm/gma500: fix backlight hotkeys behaviour on netbooks
  • PCI: Delay final fixups until resources are assigned
  • Btrfs: fix extent logging with O_DIRECT into prealloc
  • NFSv4.x: Fix handling of partially delegated locks
  • drm/radeon: fix handling of v6 power tables
  • drm/i915: Fixup Oops in the pipe config computation
  • RDMA/cxgb4: Fix SQ allocation when on-chip SQ is disabled
  • perf/x86/intel: Fix unintended variable name reuse

Linux Kernel 3.9.2 Installation

To install this new kernel in Ubuntu/Linux Mint, open the terminal and enter these commands:

cd /tmp
wget http://dl.dropbox.com/u/47950494/upubuntu.com/kernel-3.9.2 -O kernel-3.9.2
chmod +x kernel-3.9.2
sudo sh kernel-3.9.2
sudo reboot

Enjoy!