How to install 3.9 kernel on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Nataraj incoming-ubuntu at rjl.com
Thu Jul 11 18:25:35 UTC 2013


On 07/11/2013 08:58 AM, Tom H wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 11:20 AM, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 9 July 2013 18:29, Nataraj <incoming-ubuntu at rjl.com> wrote:
>>> I need to install the audio bugfixes that are in the 3.9 kernel.  I am
>>> currently running 12.04 LTS.  I see that the mainline kernel directory
>>> does not contain a 3.9 kernel for the precise release.  Is it possible
>>> to install a mainline kernel for 13.04 or 13.10 on 12.04, or is there
>>> another way to get a 3.9 kernel for 12.04?
>> I know this is not a direct answer, but have you already tried the
>> quantal and precise backport kernels?
>>
>> The snag is that, AFAIK, no released version of Ubuntu contains 3.9
>> yet, so there is nothing to backport it /from/ IYSWIM.
>>
>> You could compile your own, of course. Or wait 3 months until 13.10
>> comes out, when there should be a saucy backport kernel available,
>> which will be version 3.10 or 3.11.
> The kernels are here:
>
> https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux
>
> but 3.9 has been removed.
>
> You can still get the last 3.9 Ubuntu sources - you'd have to compile
> a deb yourself - from:
>
> https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/saucy/+source/linux/3.9.0-7.15
>
> but it's based on 3.9.7 rather than 3.9.9 (so it might or might not
> have what you're looking for).
>

Thank you for all the responses.  I will try to download one of the 3.9
or 3.10 kernels from the ubuntu site.  The fixes that I need first
appeared in 3.9-rc6.  They are for alsa driver bugs affecting the CMEDIA
USB chip used in some DACs.

Nataraj





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