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Linux Kernel 3.14.75 LTS Released with eCryptfs Improvements, Minor Fixes

Linux kernel 3.14.75 LTS is the seventy-fifth maintenance update in the long-term supported Linux 3.14 kernel series, which will receive security patches and updated drivers until January 2017. According to the appended shortlog and the diff from the previous maintenance update, Linux kernel 3.14.74 LTS, this new point release is a pretty small one changing a total of 20 files, with 168 insertions and 76 deletions. If you’re wondering what’s changed in the Linux 3.14.75 LTS kernel update, we can tell you that there are a couple of improvements to the ARC hardware architecture, such as the implementation of the ASL assembler mnemonic, various minor fixes to the eCryptfs, EXT4, and NILFS2 filesystems, a few ALSA sound system fixes, and updated drivers, for things like MMC, PINCTRL, s390, SCSI, Xen, and networking.