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Linux Kernel 3.16.39 LTS Is a Massive Maintenance Update with 420 Improvements

Linux kernel 3.16.39 LTS adds a little bit of everything. For example, there are multiple improvements for ARM and ARM64 (AArch64) architectures, but also for Alpha, ARC, AVR32, Blackfin, CRIS, Hexagon, F-RV, IA-64, M32R, MetaG, MicroBlaze, MIPS, MN10300, OpenRISC, PA-RISC, PowerPC, s390, SH, SPARC, Tile, and x86. Then, there are small Crypto, KVM, mm, and core kernel changes. The list of improvements continues with lots of changes for most of the supported filesystems, including but not limited to 9p, Advanced Disc Filing System (ADFS), Amiga Fast File System (AFFS), Btrfs, Ceph, CIFS, EXOFS, EXT2, EXT3, EXT4, F2FS, FAT, FUSE, GFS2, HFS, HFS+, HostFS, HPFS, HugeTLBfs, JFFS2, JFS, kernfs, LogFS, NCPFS, NFS, NILFS2, NTFS, OCFS2, OMFS, RAMFS, ReiserFS, UBIFS, UDF, UFS, and XFS. The networking and sound stacks have received many changes as well.