Available Kernels

Current Kernels


Latest 64 bit (4.8.6-x86_64-linode78) - 2016-11-22

By selecting this kernel, you will always boot with the latest Linux kernel we provide.

2011-08-21 - 3.0.0-x86_64-linode20
2011-09-01 - 3.0.4-x86_64-linode21
2012-01-30 - 3.0.18-x86_64-linode24
2012-06-13 - 3.4.2-x86_64-linode25
2012-08-24 - 3.5.2-x86_64-linode26
2012-11-10 - 3.6.5-x86_64-linode28
2013-02-27 - 3.7.5-x86_64-linode29
2013-03-25 - 3.8.4-x86_64-linode31
2013-05-14 - 3.9.2-x86_64-linode32
2013-05-20 - 3.9.3-x86_64-linode33
2013-10-29 - 3.11.6-x86_64-linode35
2013-12-30 - 3.12.6-x86_64-linode36
2014-02-04 - 3.12.9-x86_64-linode37
2014-03-26 - 3.13.7-x86_64-linode38
2014-04-30 - 3.14.1-x86_64-linode39
2014-05-13 - 3.14.4-x86_64-linode40
2014-06-05 - 3.14.5-x86_64-linode41
2014-06-05 - 3.14.5-x86_64-linode42
2014-07-02 - 3.15.3-x86_64-linode44
2014-07-08 - 3.15.4-x86_64-linode45
2014-11-01 - 3.17.2-x86_64-linode48
2014-11-10 - 3.16.5-x86_64-linode46
2015-06-18 - 4.0.5-x86_64-linode58
2015-06-25 - 4.1.0-x86_64-linode59
2015-08-24 - 4.1.5-x86_64-linode61
2016-01-21 - 4.4.0-x86_64-linode63
2016-03-16 - 4.5.0-x86_64-linode65
2016-05-17 - 4.5.3-x86_64-linode67
2016-06-01 - 4.5.5-x86_64-linode69
2016-08-03 - 4.6.3-x86_64-linode70
2016-08-23 - 4.6.5-x86_64-linode71
2016-09-15 - 4.7.0-x86_64-linode72
2016-10-19 - 4.8.1-x86_64-linode75
2016-10-20 - 4.8.3-x86_64-linode76
2016-11-22 - 4.8.6-x86_64-linode78


Latest 32 bit (4.8.6-x86-linode97) - 2016-11-22

By selecting this kernel, you will always boot with the latest Linux kernel we provide.

2011-08-21 - 3.0.0-linode35
2011-09-01 - 3.0.4-linode36
2011-09-12 - 3.0.4-linode37
2011-09-22 - 3.0.4-linode38
2012-01-23 - 3.0.17-linode41
2012-01-30 - 3.0.18-linode43
2012-06-13 - 3.4.2-linode44
2012-08-24 - 3.5.2-linode45
2012-11-10 - 3.6.5-linode47
2013-02-27 - 3.7.10-linode49
2013-03-35 - 3.8.4-linode50
2013-05-14 - 3.9.2-x86-linode51
2013-05-20 - 3.9.3-x86-linode52
2013-10-29 - 3.11.6-x86-linode54
2013-12-30 - 3.12.6-x86-linode55
2014-02-04 - 3.12.9-x86-linode56
2014-03-26 - 3.13.7-x86-linode57
2014-04-30 - 3.14.1-x86-linode58
2014-05-13 - 3.14.4-x86-linode59
2014-06-02 - 3.14.5-x86-linode60
2014-06-02 - 3.14.5-x86-linode61
2014-07-02 - 3.15.3-x86-linode63
2014-07-08 - 3.15.4-x86-linode64
2014-11-03 - 3.17.1-x86-linode66
2014-11-10 - 3.16.5-x86-linode65
2015-06-12 - 4.0.5-x86-linode77
2015-06-25 - 4.1.0-x86-linode78
2015-08-24 - 4.1.5-x86-linode80
2016-01-21 - 4.4.0-x86-linode82
2016-03-16 - 4.5.0-x86-linode84
2016-05-17 - 4.5.3-x86-linode86
2016-06-01 - 4.5.5-x86-linode88
2016-08-23 - 4.6.5-x86-linode89
2016-09-15 - 4.7.0-x86-linode90
2016-10-19 - 4.8.1-x86-linode94
2016-10-20 - 4.8.3-x86-linode95
2016-11-22 - 4.8.6-x86-linode97


4.8.6-x86_64-linode78 - 2016-11-02


4.8.6-x86-linode97 - 2016-11-02


4.8.4-x86_64-linode77 - 2016-10-27


4.8.4-x86-linode96 - 2016-10-27


4.8.3-x86-linode95 - 2016-10-20

Fixes: CVE-2016-5195


4.8.3-x86_64-linode76 - 2016-10-20

Fixes: CVE-2016-5195


Direct Disk - 2015-05-04

Boots the disk directly


GRUB 2 - 2015-04-29

Allows you to boot custom kernels and distributions using GRUB 2


GRUB (Legacy) - 2015-04-29

Allows you to boot custom kernels and distributions using GRUB Legacy


pv-grub-x86_32 - 2015-01-21

Allows you to boot custom pv_ops enabled kernels using PV-GRUB. Legacy Xen only.


pv-grub-x86_64 - 2015-01-21

Allows you to boot custom pv_ops enabled kernels using PV-GRUB. Legacy Xen only.


Recovery - Finnix (kernel) - 2012-06-11


Deprecated Kernels

Deprecated kernels contain known bugs or security holes. Users are strongly encouraged to upgrade.


4.8.1-x86_64-linode75 - 2016-10-07


4.8.1-x86-linode94 - 2016-10-07


4.7.3-x86-linode92 - 2016-09-15


4.7.3-x86_64-linode73 - 2016-09-15


4.7.0-x86-linode90 - 2016-08-05


4.7.0-x86_64-linode72 - 2016-08-05


4.6.5-x86-linode89 - 2016-08-04


4.6.5-x86_64-linode71 - 2016-08-04


4.6.3-x86_64-linode70 - 2016-07-07


4.5.5-x86_64-linode69 - 2016-05-24

Fixes: CVE-2016-0758


4.5.5-x86-linode88 - 2016-05-24

Fixes: CVE-2016-0758


4.5.3-x86_64-linode67 - 2016-05-10

Fixes: CVE-2016-4557


4.5.3-x86-linode86 - 2016-05-10

Fixes: CVE-2016-4557


4.5.0-x86-linode84 - 2016-03-16

Fixes: CVE-2016-3157


4.5.0-x86_64-linode65 - 2016-03-16

Fixes: CVE-2016-3157


4.4.4-x86_64-linode64 - 2016-03-10


4.4.4-x86-linode83 - 2016-03-10


4.4.0-x86-linode82 - 2016-01-20

Fixes: CVE-2016-0728


4.4.0-x86_64-linode63 - 2016-01-20

Fixes: CVE-2016-0728


4.1.5-x86_64-linode61 - 2015-08-24


4.1.5-x86-linode80 - 2015-08-24


4.1.5-x86-linode79 - 2015-08-13


4.1.5-x86_64-linode60 - 2015-08-13


4.1.0-x86-linode78 - 2015-06-22


4.1.0-x86_64-linode59 - 2015-06-22


4.0.5-x86-linode77 - 2015-06-11


4.0.5-x86-linode76 - 2015-06-10


4.0.5-x86_64-linode58 - 2015-06-10


4.0.4-x86-linode75 - 2015-05-21


4.0.4-x86_64-linode57 - 2015-05-21


4.0.2-x86-linode74 - 2015-05-11


4.0.2-x86_64-linode56 - 2015-05-11


4.0.1-x86-linode73 - 2015-05-04


4.0.1-x86_64-linode55 - 2015-05-04


4.0-x86-linode72 - 2015-04-21


4.0-x86_64-linode54 - 2015-04-21


3.19.1-x86-linode71 - 2015-03-11

Fixes: CVE-2015-1593


3.19.1-x86_64-linode53 - 2015-03-11

Fixes: CVE-2015-1593


3.18.5-x86-linode70 - 2015-02-05


3.18.5-x86_64-linode52 - 2015-02-05


3.18.3-x86_64-linode51 - 2015-01-23


3.18.3-x86-linode69 - 2015-01-23


3.18.1-x86-linode68 - 2015-01-06


3.18.1-x86_64-linode50 - 2015-01-06


3.16.7-x86-linode67 - 2014-11-14


3.16.7-x86_64-linode49 - 2014-11-14


3.16.5-x86_64-linode46 - 2014-10-13


3.16.5-x86-linode65 - 2014-10-13


3.15.4-x86_64-linode45 - 2014-07-07

Fixes CVE-2014-4699


3.15.4-x86-linode64 - 2014-07-07

Fixes CVE-2014-4699


3.15.3-x86_64-linode44 - 2014-07-02


3.15.3-x86-linode63 - 2014-07-02


3.15.2-x86_64-linode43 - 2014-06-30

Patched for CVE-2014-4014 / CVE-2014-3153


3.15.2-x86-linode62 - 2014-06-30

Patched for CVE-2014-4014 / CVE-2014-3153


3.14.5-x86_64-linode42 - 2014-06-05

Patched for CVE-2014-3153


3.14.5-x86-linode61 - 2014-06-05

Patched for CVE-2014-3153


3.14.5-x86_64-linode41 - 2014-06-03


3.14.5-x86-linode60 - 2014-06-03


3.14.4-x86_64-linode40 - 2014-05-13

Fixes CVE-2014-0196 and contains patch for tunnel network regression


3.14.4-x86-linode59 - 2014-05-13

Fixes CVE-2014-0196 and contains patch for tunnel network regression


3.14.1-x86-linode58 - 2014-04-25


3.14.1-x86_64-linode39 - 2014-04-25


3.13.7-x86_64-linode38 - 2014-03-25

Adds nftables support


3.13.7-x86-linode57 - 2014-03-25

Adds nftables support


3.12.9-x86_64-linode37 - 2014-02-03


3.12.9-x86-linode56 - 2014-02-03


3.12.6-x86_64-linode36 - 2013-12-23

Adds Docker support


3.11.6-x86-linode54 - 2013-10-23


3.11.6-x86_64-linode35 - 2013-10-23


3.12.6-x86-linode55 - 2013-10-23

Adds Docker support


3.10.3-x86-linode53 - 2013-07-26


3.10.3-x86_64-linode34 - 2013-07-26


3.9.3-x86-linode52 - 2013-05-20

Contains the XSA39 netfront fixes, since they STILL aren't merged into mainline :(


3.9.3-x86_64-linode33 - 2013-05-20

Contains the XSA39 netfront fixes, since they STILL aren't merged into mainline :(


3.9.2-x86-linode51 - 2013-05-14


3.9.2-x86_64-linode32 - 2013-05-14


3.8.4-linode50 - 2013-03-25


3.8.4-x86_64-linode31 - 2013-03-25


3.7.10-linode49 - 2013-02-27


3.7.10-x86_64-linode30 - 2013-02-27


3.7.5-linode48 - 2013-01-31


3.7.5-x86_64-linode29 - 2013-01-31


3.6.5-linode47 - 2012-11-04


3.6.5-x86_64-linode28 - 2012-11-04


3.5.3-linode46 - 2012-09-05

Adds CephFS, RDB, NDB, and AoE


3.5.3-x86_64-linode27 - 2012-09-05

Adds CephFS, RDB, NDB, and AoE


3.5.2-linode45 - 2012-08-15


3.4.2-linode44 - 2012-06-11


3.4.2-x86_64-linode25 - 2012-06-11


3.0.18-linode43 - 2012-01-30


3.0.18-x86_64-linode24 - 2012-01-30


3.1.10-linode42 - 2012-01-25

Patched for CVE-2012-0056


3.0.17-linode41 - 2012-01-25

Patched for CVE-2012-0056


3.2.1-linode40 - 2012-01-23

Patched for CVE-2012-0056


3.2.1-x86_64-linode23 - 2012-01-23

Patched for CVE-2012-0056


3.1.0-x86_64-linode22 - 2011-10-25


3.1.0-linode39 - 2011-10-25

Contains flush.patch fix for swapfile kernel panic.


3.0.4-linode38 - 2011-09-22

Contains flush.patch fix for swapfile kernel panic.


3.0.4-linode37 - 2011-09-12

Potential fix for recent kernel BUG


3.0.4-linode36 - 2011-09-01


3.0.4-x86_64-linode21 - 2011-09-01


3.0.0-x86_64-linode20 - 2011-08-02

adds GFS2


3.0.0-linode35 - 2011-08-02

adds GFS2


Latest 2.6 (2.6.39.1-linode34) - 2011-06-21

By selecting this kernel, you will always boot with the latest paravirt-ops Linux 2.6 kernel we provide.

2009-10-26 - 2.6.31.5-linode21
2009-12-05 - 2.6.32-linode23
2010-04-28 - 2.6.32.12-linode25
2010-06-22 - 2.6.34-linode26 (reverted)
2010-07-16 - 2.6.34-linode27 (reverted 2010-07-24)
2010-07-25 - 2.6.32.16-linode28
2011-03-23 - 2.6.38-linode31
2011-04-21 - 2.6.38.3-linode32
2011-05-25 - 2.6.39-linode33
2011-06-21 - 2.6.39.1-linode34


2.6.39.1-linode34 - 2011-06-21

improves kernel memory consumption


Latest 2.6 (2.6.39.1-x86_64-linode19) - 2011-06-21

By selecting this kernel, you will always boot with the latest paravirt-ops 64 bit Linux 2.6 kernel we provide.

2009-10-26 - 2.6.31.5-x86_64-linode9
2009-12-05 - 2.6.32-x86_64-linode11
2010-04-27 - 2.6.32.12-x86_64-linode12
2010-06-22 - 2.6.34-x86_64-linode13 (reverted)
2010-07-16 - 2.6.34-x86_64-linode14
2010-07-25 - 2.6.32.12-x86_64-linode15
2010-09-20 - 2.6.35.4-x86_64-linode16
2011-03-23 - 2.6.38-x86_64-linode17
2011-05-25 - 2.6.39-x86_64-linode18
2011-06-21 - 2.6.39.1-x86_64-linode19


2.6.39.1-x86_64-linode19 - 2011-06-21

adds DRBD


2.6.39-x86_64-linode18 - 2011-05-27

build #3 - added SQUASHFS, removed CGROUPS


2.6.39-linode33 - 2011-05-27

build #3 - increased min_free_kbytes ratio calculation
build #4 - added SQUASHFS, removed CGROUPS, floored min_free_kbytes to 4096
build #5 - added NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_ADDRTYPE to fix ufw


2.6.38.3-linode32 - 2011-04-21


2.6.38-linode31 - 2011-03-21


2.6.38-x86_64-linode17 - 2011-03-21


2.6.37-linode30 - 2011-01-27


2.6.35.7-linode29 - 2010-10-13


2.6.35.4-x86_64-linode16 - 2010-09-20

Fixes CVE-2010-3081


2.6.32.16-linode28 - 2010-07-25

2.6.32.16 with Jeremy's time accounting patch


2.6.32.12-x86_64-linode15 - 2010-07-25

2.6.32.12 with Jeremy's time accounting patch


2.6.34-linode27 - 2010-07-16


2.6.34-x86_64-linode13 - 2010-07-14

Time accounting is buggy with this kernel.


2.6.34-x86_64-linode14 - 2010-07-14

Contains a potential fix for the time accounting weirdness


2.6.32.12-x86_64-linode12 - 2010-04-28


2.6.32.12-linode25 - 2010-04-28


2.6.32-x86_64-linode11 - 2010-04-27


2.6.33-linode24 - 2010-02-24


2.6.32-linode23 - 2009-12-05


Latest Legacy (2.6.18.8-x86_64-linode10) - 2009-11-10

By selecting this kernel, you will always boot with the latest native Xen 64 bit Linux 2.6 kernel we provide.

2009-11-10 - 2.6.18.8-x86_64-linode10


2.6.18.8-x86_64-linode10 - 2009-11-10

Contains the latest Xensource domU code along with the fixes for CVE-2009-3228 and CVE-2009-3547


Latest Legacy (2.6.18.8-linode22) - 2009-11-10

By selecting this kernel, you will always boot with the latest native Xen Linux 2.6 kernel we provide.

2007-11-21 - 2.6.23.8-domU-linode2
2008-01-11 - 2.6.18-domU-linode4
2008-03-31 - 2.6.24.4-linode8
2008-04-03 - 2.6.18.8-domU-linode7
2008-06-23 - 2.6.18.8-linode10
2009-01-12 - 2.6.18.8-linode16
2009-08-14 - 2.6.18.8-linode19
2009-11-10 - 2.6.18.8-linode22


2.6.18.8-linode22 - 2009-11-10

Contains the latest Xensource domU code along with the fixes for CVE-2009-3228 and CVE-2009-3547


2.6.31.5-linode21 - 2009-10-26


2.6.31.5-x86_64-linode9 - 2009-10-26


2.6.30.5-linode20 - 2009-08-17


2.6.30.5-x86_64-linode8 - 2009-08-17


2.6.18.8-linode19 - 2009-08-14

Contains the latest Xensource domU code along with the fix for the kernel NULL pointer exploit


2.6.18.8-x86_64-linode7 - 2009-08-14

Contains the latest Xensource domU code along with the fix for the kernel NULL pointer exploit


2.6.29-x86_64-linode6 - 2009-04-02


2.6.29-linode18 - 2009-04-01


2.6.28.3-linode17 - 2009-02-04

Should fix: kernel BUG at drivers/block/xen-blkfront.c:243!


2.6.28.3-x86_64-linode5 - 2009-02-04

Should fix: kernel BUG at drivers/block/xen-blkfront.c:243!


2.6.18.8-linode16 - 2009-01-12


2.6.28-linode15 - 2008-12-29


2.6.28-x86_64-linode4 - 2008-12-29


2.6.27.4-linode14 - 2008-11-05


2.6.27.4-x86_64-linode3 - 2008-11-05


2.6.26-linode13 - 2008-07-13


2.6.25.10-linode12 - 2008-07-03


2.6.18.8-linode10 - 2008-06-23


2.6.25-linode9 - 2008-04-10


2.6.16.38-x86_64-linode2 - 2008-03-23


2.6.18.8-x86_64-linode1 - 2008-03-23


3.5.2-x86_64-linode26 - 2003-05-02


2.6.24.4-linode8 -


2.6.18.8-domU-linode7 -