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Linux Kernel 3.12.69 LTS Has Many Networking Improvements, Updated Drivers

We can’t help but notice that the most important change in the Linux 3.12.69 LTS kernel release is an updated networking stack that adds various fixes to the IPv4, IPv6, Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP), Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP), packet scheduler, and wireless components. It also updates the Marvell Ethernet drivers, as well as the Macvtap, Virtio, TUN, and mwifiex ones. Other than that, Linux kernel 3.12.69 LTS brings minor changes to the SPARC, Tile, and x86 hardware architectures, updates the open-source Radeon graphics driver to ensure the enablement of the vblank interrupt when the DPMS transition is on and fix an AtomBIOS issue, as well as to update the I2C, MTD, PCI, PWM, SCSI, and many of the supported USB drivers. An AppArmor bug was patched too.