This is the Ubuntu Kernel Team highlights and status for the week.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The upstream stable releases, 4.4.77 and 4.4.78, have been applied to Xenial.
- The Artful staging repository has been rebased to 4.12.3.
- Work on 4.13 for Artful has been started.
- Changes of the _OSI object in ACPI spec 6.1a & 6.2 and in Linux.
The following kernels were promoted to -updates and -security:
xenial 4.4.0-87.110 xenial/raspi2 4.4.0-1065.73 xenial/snapdragon 4.4.0-1067.72 xenial/aws 4.4.0-1026.35 xenial/gke 4.4.0-1022.22 trusty/lts-xenial 4.4.0-87.110~14.04.1
The following CVE’s have been fixed in the last SRU cycle:
- Zesty 17.10
- Xenial 16.04
- Trusty 14.04
- Zesty 17.10
Development Kernel Announcements
We intend to target a 4.13 kernel for the Ubuntu 17.10 release. The artful kernel is now based on Linux 4.11. The Ubuntu 17.10 Kernel Freeze is Thurs Oct 5, 2017.
Stable Kernel Announcements
Current cycle: 14-July through 05-August
14-Jul Last day for kernel commits for this cycle. 17-Jul - 22-Jul Kernel prep week. 23-Jul - 04-Aug Bug verification & Regression testing. 07-Aug Release to -updates.
Next cycle: 04-Aug through 26-Aug
04-Aug Last day for kernel commits for this cycle. 07-Aug - 12-Aug Kernel prep week. 13-Aug - 25-Aug Bug verification & Regression testing. 28-Aug Release to -updates.
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