Linux Kernel 4.10 Now Available for Linux Lite Users, Here’s How to Install It

Linux 4.10 is now the most advanced kernel branch for all Linux-based operating systems, and brings many exciting new features like virtual GPU support, better writeback management, eBPF hooks for cgroups, as well as Intel Cache Allocation Technology support for the L2/L3 caches of Intel processors. Additionally, Linux kernel 4.10 ships with a new “perf c2c” tool for analysis of cacheline contention on NUMA systems, hybrid block polling, experimental FAILFAST and writeback cache support for MD RAID5, as well as a new “perf sched timehist” function for providing detailed history of task scheduling.