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= Kernel Team = <<Include(KernelTeamHeader)>>
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'''The Kernel Team aims to provide the best kernel for Ubuntu by maintaining a high-quality, consistent package across the supported and unsupported arches.''' ||<tablestyle="float:right; font-size: 0.9em; width:40%; background:#F1F1ED; margin: 0 0 1em 1em;" style="padding:0.5em;"><<TableOfContents>>||
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= Overview = == Mission ==
The Ubuntu Kernel Team aims to provide the highest quality Linux kernel for Ubuntu and the Ubuntu family of products. The Linux Kernel is the core of Ubuntu and is the rock upon which we base all other Ubuntu technology, and is a usable, high-quality desktop & server operating system for users around the world. It strives to be the best free software development platform in existence.
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The leader of the kernel team is Fabio M. Di Nitto. == Responsibilities ==
Specific areas that the Kernel Team are responsible for currently include, in no particular order:
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The Linux kernel in Ubuntu has, until this point, been primarily maintained by a series of different individuals. As Ubuntu takes on more architectures and more users, it needs a solid team to help maintain this essential piece of infrastructure.  * Develop in an open model, in collaboration with community and upstream.
 * Enable for a wide range of hardware, to match trends and user expectations of Ubuntu's goals.
 * Maintenance of central package of the Linux Kernel for Ubuntu supported architectures and ports.
 * Development standards and collaborative development support for the Ubuntu Linux Kernel
 * The Ubuntu Kernel git tree
 * The Ubuntu kernel-team mailing list
 * Automated Vanilla Linux Kernel Builds and packaging
 * Selection of the Linux Kernel Version for Ubuntu Releases
 * Serve as the interface to the Linux Kernel Upstream
 * Conduct weekly Ubuntu Kernel Team meetings [[KernelTeam/Meeting]]
 * Ubuntu Kernel Bug Policies
 * Ubuntu Kernel Team Community documentation on how to contribute to the Ubuntu Kernel
 * Ubuntu Kernel Roadmaps for new releases [[KernelTeam/Roadmap]]
 * Ubuntu Kernel Team weely reporting [[KernelTeam/ReportingPage]]
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Discussion for the team currently occurs on the [http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/kernel-team kernel-team] list. == Communications ==
 * '''Blogs'''
  * We have a team blog located here: [[ http://voices.canonical.com/kernelteam/ ]] individual team members have syndicated their personal blogs to the team blog as well.
 * '''IRC'''
  * We are on FreeNode in the #ubuntu-kernel channel
 * '''Mailing List'''
  * kernel-team@lists.ubuntu.com
  * you can subscribe here: [[https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/kernel-team]]
  * We run our mailing list much like the Linux Kernel Mailing List (LKML). Users can propose patches, ask questions and find general info. This list has medium traffic volume. For more info you can read [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/KernelPatches]]
 * '''Weekly Meeting'''
  * The kernel team holds weekly public meetings on irc.freenode.net in #ubuntu-meeting
  * More information here: [[KernelTeam/Meeting]]
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= Kernel team meetings = == Launchpad Teams ==
The Ubuntu Kernel Team is in Launchpad as:
 * [[https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-kernel-team]] this is the moderated public team in which we interact with the Ubuntu Community.
 * [[https://launchpad.net/~canonical-kernel-team]] this is a private team used by the Canonical Kernel Team for Canonical paid hardware enablement and other Canonical business.
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 KernelTeamAgenda:: The next meeting is scheduled for 22 March, 2000UTC == Contacts ==
IRC nicks are in brackets.
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= Kernel team resources =  * PeteGraner [pgraner] (Manager) blog: [[http://blog.redvoodoo.org]]
  * TimGardner [rtg] (Team Lead)
   * AmitKucheria [amitk] (Kernel Engineer) blog: [[http://idlethread.blogspot.com/]]
   * StefanBader [smb_tp] (Stable Maint. Kernel Engineer)
   * AndyWhitcroft [apw] (Kernel Engineer) blog: [[http://awhitcroft.blogspot.com/]]
   * ManojIyer [manjo] (Kernel Engineer)
   * BradFigg [bjf] (Kernel Engineer)
   * JohnJohansen [jjohansen] (Kernel Engineer)
   * LeannOgasawara [ogasawara] (Kernel QA Engineer)
   * JeremyFoshee [JFo] (Kernel Bug Triager)
   * SurbhiPalande [csurbhi] (Stable Maint. Kernel Engineer)
  * HughBlemings [hughhalf] (Enablement Manager) blog:[[http://blemings.org/hugh/blog]]
   * ColinKing [cking] (Kernel Engineer) [[http://smackerelofopinion.blogspot.com/]]
   * JimLieb [lieb] (Kernel Engineer)
   * SteveConklin [sconklin] (Kernel Engineer) blog:[[http://www.illruminations.com]]
   * IkePan [ikepanhc] (Kernel Field Engineer)
   * BryanWu [cooloney] (Kernel Engineer)
   * [[Keng-YuLin|Keng-YüLin]] [lexical] (Kernel Field Engineer)
   * EricMiao [ericm] (Kernel Field Engineer)
   * AcelanKao [acelan] (Kernel Engineer)
   * JeremyKerr [jk] (Kernel Engineer)
   * ChaseDouglas [cnd] (Kernel Engineer)
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 KernelTeamTasks:: Tasks of the kernel team
 KernelTeamTodoList:: TODO list
 KernelTeamWork:: Policies and procedures of the team
 KernelTeamFAQ:: FAQ
== Current Development Release Info (10.04 - Lucid) ==
 * https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/ReleaseStatus/Lucid
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= Kernel team news = == Kernel Team Link Directory ==
 * Kernel Team Knowledge Base - Primary Page for how to work & get involved with the Ubuntu Kernel Team.
  * [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/KnowledgeBase]]
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  2005-03-07:: Fabio is back!
  2005-02-08:: While Fabio is away, the kernel team is handled by Lamont JONES, Chuck SHORT and Thibaut VARENE.

= Kernel team hot issues =

  * Kernel team is enterring 'freeze mode' before Preview release.
  * The kernel team is preparing first 2.6.11 packages for Hoary+1.
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Mission

The Ubuntu Kernel Team aims to provide the highest quality Linux kernel for Ubuntu and the Ubuntu family of products. The Linux Kernel is the core of Ubuntu and is the rock upon which we base all other Ubuntu technology, and is a usable, high-quality desktop & server operating system for users around the world. It strives to be the best free software development platform in existence.

Responsibilities

Specific areas that the Kernel Team are responsible for currently include, in no particular order:

  • Develop in an open model, in collaboration with community and upstream.
  • Enable for a wide range of hardware, to match trends and user expectations of Ubuntu's goals.
  • Maintenance of central package of the Linux Kernel for Ubuntu supported architectures and ports.
  • Development standards and collaborative development support for the Ubuntu Linux Kernel
  • The Ubuntu Kernel git tree
  • The Ubuntu kernel-team mailing list
  • Automated Vanilla Linux Kernel Builds and packaging
  • Selection of the Linux Kernel Version for Ubuntu Releases
  • Serve as the interface to the Linux Kernel Upstream
  • Conduct weekly Ubuntu Kernel Team meetings KernelTeam/Meeting

  • Ubuntu Kernel Bug Policies
  • Ubuntu Kernel Team Community documentation on how to contribute to the Ubuntu Kernel
  • Ubuntu Kernel Roadmaps for new releases KernelTeam/Roadmap

  • Ubuntu Kernel Team weely reporting KernelTeam/ReportingPage

Communications

Launchpad Teams

The Ubuntu Kernel Team is in Launchpad as:

Contacts

IRC nicks are in brackets.

Current Development Release Info (10.04 - Lucid)


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