Linux Kernel 4.7.5 Released with Numerous ARM and Networking Improvements

Linux kernel 4.7.5 is here only ten days after the release of the previous maintenance version, namely Linux kernel 4.7.4, and it’s a big update that changes a total of 213 files, with 1774 insertions and 971 deletions, which tells us that the kernel developers and hackers had a pretty busy week patching all sorts of bugs and security issues, as well as to add various, much-needed improvements. Linux kernel 4.7.5 adds numerous improvements to the ARM, PowerPC (PPC), x86, SH, s390, PA-RISC, ARM64, OpenRISC, MIPS, MicroBlaze, M32R, ARC, Alpha, Blackfin, IA64, AVR32, CRIS, Hexagon, MetaG, MN10300, Nios II, SPARC, and FR-V hardware architectures, and updates the networking stack with various changes to things like IPv4, IPv6, IrDA, KCM, SCTP, SunRPC, Wireless, Bridge, Packet Scheduler, and TIPC.