September 05 through September 12
Development (Artful / 17.10)
Important upcoming dates:
Final Beta - Sept 28 (~2 weeks away) Kernel Freeze - Oct 5 (~3 weeks away) Final Freeze - Oct 12 (~4 weeks away) Ubuntu 17.10 - Oct 19 (~5 weeks away)
We intend to target a 4.13 kernel for the Ubuntu 17.10 release. A 4.13 based kernel is available for testing from the artful-proposed pocket of the Ubuntu archive. As a reminder, the Ubuntu 17.10 Kernel Freeze is Thurs Oct 5, 2017.
Stable (Released & Supported)
The Xenial kernel and it’s derivatives were re-spun to address http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1715636 “Xenial update to 4.4.78 stable release broke Address Sanitizer”.
The following kernels were promoted to -proposed for testing:
zesty 4.10.0-34.38 xenial 4.4.0-95.118 trusty 3.13.0-131.180 zesty/raspi2 4.10.0-1017.20 xenial/raspi2 4.4.0-1072.80 xenial/snapdragon 4.4.0-1074.79 xenial/aws 4.4.0-1033.42 xenial/gke 4.4.0-1029.29 xenial/gcp 4.10.0-1005.5 xenial/hwe 4.10.0-34.38~16.04.1 trusty/lts-xenial 4.4.0-94.117~14.04.1
Current cycle: 25-Aug through 16-Sep
25-Aug Last day for kernel commits for this cycle. 28-Aug - 02-Sep Kernel prep week. 03-Sep - 15-Sep Bug verification & Regression testing. 18-Sep Release to -updates.
Next cycle: 15-Sep through 07-Oct
15-Sep Last day for kernel commits for this cycle. 18-Sep - 23-Sep Kernel prep week. 24-Sep - 06-Oct Bug verification & Regression testing. 09-Oct Release to -updates.
- The Canonical Kernel Team is Hiring!
- stress-ng V0.08.14 released. New features: “random text” zlib compression mode, a CPU branch prediction stressor, an extra kcmp KCMPEPOLLTFD stress mode, and increased functionality in the resource stressor.
- Running Ubuntu Containers with Hyper-V Isolation on Windows
- 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: email@example.com.
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