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When you donate to the Black Lab Linux Project it helps us with many things:

Domain renewals
Aging equipment replacement

How much should you donate? Any amount you wish. No matter how large or small it goes to the project. We also take hardware donations as well. Contact for details. We thank you for your support.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Kernel 4.0 Update Kit for Black Lab Linux

Today we are announcing the immediate availability of the 4.0 kernel update kit for Black Lab Linux.

The 4.0 Kernel brings some important updates and features here is a list of just a few of them:

  • Live Kernel Patching, ability to install security kernel updates WITHOUT REBOOT.
  • DisplayPort Audio, and better better fan control support for the Radeon DRM driver.
  • Graphics and power-management support for Intel’s Skylake processors
  • Intel Quark SoC support
  • PlayStation PS 4 Controller support.
  • Better Toshiba laptop support, improved Logitech HID support, and more.
System Requirements

Black Lab Linux 5.x/6.x, Ubuntu 14.x/15.x, Linux Mint 17.x
32 bit or 64 bit processor
1 gb of RAM - 64bit  512mb of RAM - 32 bit

You can download the 4.0 Kernel update package from Sourceforge

Kernel 4.0 Update Kit x86 and x86-64

Install Instructions

For a list of Known Issues download the 4.0 Known Issues Document

Known Issues

For those of you wanting to download and modify the kernel source code you can get that here as well

Kernel 4.0 Source Code