Kernel Update from 4.4 (Ayufan) on Ubuntu 20.04
I started with Ayufan's 0.9 image (Ubuntu 18.04) - the minimal server variant. I then apt-installed ubuntu-gnome-desktop, and then upgraded the Ubuntu version through the graphical software updater to 20.04. So far so great, but I'm curious about upgrading the kernel.

$ uname -r

Suggests that the OS upgrade was just userland, not kernel. Am I right in thinking RockPro64 support has been fully mainlined into the Linux Kernel as off 5.8? If so is there any reason not to upgrade to it?

Basically would

$ wget -c
$ wget -c
$ wget -c
$ sudo apt install ./*.deb

Break my system or get me onto working mainline 5.8 kernel? (Also am I right in assuming the RockPro64 does not require a signed kernel image to boot?)

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Kernel Update from 4.4 (Ayufan) on Ubuntu 20.04 - by db579 - 10-04-2020, 02:45 PM

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