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Linux Kernel 3.12.61 LTS Is a Small Release with CIFS, MIPS, XFS, and EXT4 Fixes

Taking a closer look at diff from Linux kernel 3.12.60 LTS, we can notice that the Linux kernel 3.12.61 LTS maintenance update add a few fixes to the MIPS, PowerPC (PPC), and ARC hardware architectures, and patches stripping of padded MIC tokens for the SunRPC (aka ONC-RPC) network protocol for making remote procedure calls. Additionally, Linux kernel 3.12.61 LTS introduces various improvements to the Common Internet File System (CIFS), EXT4, NFS (Network File System), and XFS filesystems.