[lfs-dev] Latest Linux Kernel 3.16.x?

Chris Staub chris at beaker67.com
Fri Jan 30 10:24:54 PST 2015


On 01/30/15 13:18, mylfsdevlistaccount at hushmail.com wrote:
> I'm starting with LFS, and read in the book that "the latest available
> 3.16.x kernel version should be used."
>
> I found version 3.16.3 at:
>
> http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git/commit/?id=d0335e4feea0d3f7a8af3116c5dc166239da7521
>
> which is dated "2014-10-30."
>
> So this seems to be the latest one, after the latest stable release of
> the LFS 7.6 book, which seems to be "2014/09/23" (according to
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/news.html
>
> Now for the questions:
>
> 1. Can anyone confirm this is the kernel which should be used now?

The book says to use the latest, so if that is the last 3.16.x version 
you see, then that is indeed what should be used.

> 2. How-ever do I download it?

https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.0/


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