Software Update: Home Assistant OS 8.1

Version 8.1 of Home Assistant OS has been released. Home Assistant OS is a minimal AArch64-based operating system that allows Home Assistant to run on a physical or virtual machine. Version 8.1 comes just a week after version 8.0 and the changelog shows a modest collection of mostly minor changes.

changes

  • updated generic_raw_uart package to latest 1.26 version fixing issues with HB-RF-USB-2 and HB-RF-ETH. †#1927
  • Linux: Update kernel 5.15.40 (#1907

Home Assistant Operating System

  • Make NTP dispatch script executable (#1798#1933
  • Update RPI-RF-MOD/HM-MOD-RPI-PCB/HmIP-RFUSB related packages (#1901
  • Add support for rtl8821cu WiFi Dongle (#1899

Open Virtual Appliance

  • Align GRUB2 disk read buffers to block size to fix boot issues (#1912#1929
  • Linux: Update kernel 5.15.41 (#1928
  • Update qemu-guest-agent to 7.0.0 for improved agent functionality (#1904
  • Add support RTL88x2BU USB WiFi adapters to OVA (#1903#1906
  • Shutdown immediately on ACPI Power Button events (#1896#1898

Generic x86-64

  • Avoid using simplefb to fix boot crashes (#1920#1930
  • Align GRUB2 disk read buffers to block size to fix boot issues (#1912#1929
  • Linux: Update kernel 5.15.41 (#1928

Hard Kernel ODROID

  • Linux: Update kernel 5.15.41 (#1928

ASUS Tinker

  • Linux: Update kernel 5.15.41 (#1928

Khadas VIM Series

  • Linux: Update kernel 5.15.41 (#1928

Generic aarch64

  • Bump buildroot to add openvmtools to Generic AArch64 board (#1932
  • Align GRUB2 disk read buffers to block size to fix boot issues (#1912#1929
  • Linux: Update kernel 5.15.41 (#1928
  • Add NVMe boot support to Generic AArch64 (#1050#1918
  • Add open-vm-tools to AArch64 for better VMware support (#1050#1915

Version number 8.1
Release status Final
Operating systems Linux
Website Home Assistant
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License type Conditions (GNU/BSD/etc.)