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FS#68350 - [linux] Consider packaging kernel 5.8.16

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by G3ro (G3ro) - Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 15:02 GMT
Last edited by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 15:08 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Kernel
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Because of some problems with kernel version 5.9:
-Nvidia driver (

I want to ask for packaging of kernel version 5.8.16, as this release seems to contain some security relevant patches.

It would save people a lot of headaches, time and literal energy, if you could provide the kernel, instead of everyone needing to manually compile it themselves.
This task depends upon

Closed by  Doug Newgard (Scimmia)
Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 15:08 GMT
Reason for closing:  Won't implement
Additional comments about closing:  LTS is available