Linux Kernel 4.8.11 Improves Wireless and AMDGPU Drivers, Fixes AArch64 Issues

Linux kernel 4.8.11 arrives only five days after the Linux 4.8.10 maintenance update, and, according to the appended shortlog and the diff since the previous patch, it changes a total of 77 files, with 595 insertions and 238 deletions. It’s not a massive update, as you can imagine, and the biggest part of the patch is driver updates, with the rest is spread out between architectures, filesystems, networking, and sound. As mentioned before, driver updates stand out in Linux kernel 4.8.11, mostly for things like AMDGPU, InfiniBand (hfi1, mlx4, mlx5, rdmavt, rxe), Wireless (iwlwifi), UWB, RTC, MFD, I2C, GPIO, CLK, and Crypto. Moreover, there are small improvements to ARM, ARM64 (AArch64), PowerPC (PPC), and x86 architecture support, and a couple of EXT4 fixes.