Linux kernel 4.9.11

I’ve been running a self compiled kernel version 4.9.11 for the past couple of days and it seems to work. I also had to patch my legacy Nvidia drivers.
$ uname -a
Linux hp-laptop 4.9.11 #1 SMP Sat Feb 18 16:59:57 CET 2017 x86_64 Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6400 @ 2.00GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux