Kernel Team Summary – October 18th, 2017

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on 18 October 2017

Development (Artful / 17.10)

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

Important upcoming dates:

      Ubuntu 17.10 Release - Oct 19 (~1 days away)

We intend to target a 4.13 kernel for the Ubuntu 17.10 release. A 4.13.4 based kernel is available for testing from the artful-proposed pocket of the Ubuntu archive.

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                   3.13.0-134.183
      trusty/linux-lts-xenial  4.4.0-98.121~14.04.1



  xenial                   4.4.0-98.121
  xenial/linux-hwe         4.10.0-38.42~16.04.1

  zesty                    4.10.0-38.42
  • Current cycle: 06-Oct through 28-Oct
               06-Oct   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
      09-Oct - 14-Oct   Kernel prep week.
      15-Oct - 27-Oct   Bug verification & Regression testing.
               30-Oct   Release to -updates.
  • Next cycle: 27-Oct through 18-Nov
               27-Oct   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
      30-Oct - 04-Nov   Kernel prep week.
      05-Nov - 17-Nov   Bug verification & Regression testing.
               20-Nov   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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