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First Arch Linux ISO Powered by Linux Kernel 5.3 Is Now Available for Download

The Arch Linux 2019.10.01 ISO snapshot for October 2019 has been released and it features a brand-new kernel, namely Linux 5.3, which hit the streets last month on September 15th with many new features, including support for the Intel Speed Select to more easily tune some Xeon servers and support for AMD Radeon Navi GPUs in the AMDGPU driver. The Linux kernel 5.3 series also introduces support for Zhaoxin x86 CPUs, support for 16 millions new IPv4 addresses in the 0.0.0.0/8 range, support for the flexible and lightweight ACRN embedded hypervisor, support for using the clamping mechanism in power-asymmetric processors, as well as support for the umwait x86 instructions for a more power efficient userspace.