Kernel Team summary: March 21, 2018

Canonical

on 21 March 2018

Development (18.04)

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BionicBeaver/ReleaseSchedule

On the road to 18.04 we have a 4.15 based kernel in the Bionic repository.

Important upcoming dates:

        Final Beta - Apr 5 (~2 weeks away)
     Kernel Freeze - Apr 12 (~3 weeks away)
      Final Freeze - Apr 19 (~4 weeks away)
      Ubuntu 18.04 - Apr 26 (~5 weeks away)
   

Stable (Released & Supported)

  • The updated kernel packages for the current SRU cycle are now in -proposed ready for verification and tests.

Kernel versions in -proposed:

               trusty  3.13.0-144.193
               artful  4.13.0-38.43
               bionic  4.15.0-13.14
               xenial  4.4.0-117.141

        linux-hwe  4.13.0-38.43~16.04.1
   linux-hwe-edge  4.15.0-13.14~16.04.1
 linux-lts-trusty  3.13.0-144.193~precise1
 linux-lts-xenial  4.4.0-117.141~14.04.1

  • Current cycle: 09-Mar through 31-Mar

               09-Mar   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
      12-Mar - 17-Mar   Kernel prep week.
      18-Mar - 30-Mar   Bug verification & Regression testing.
               02-Apr   Release to -updates.
    
  • Next cycle: 30-Mar through 21-Apr

               30-Mar   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
      02-Apr - 07-Apr   Kernel prep week.
      08-Apr - 20-Apr   Bug verification & Regression testing.
               23-Apr   Release to -updates.
    

Misc

  • The current CVE status
  • If you would like to reach the kernel team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-kernel
    channel on FreeNode. Alternatively, you can mail the Ubuntu Kernel Team mailing
    list at: kernel-team@lists.ubuntu.com.

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