Tues Jan 12, 2016


This newsletter is to provide a status update from the Ubuntu Kernel Team. There will also be highlights provided for any interesting subjects the team may be working on.

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


* Upstream kernel v4.4 was released.

* Vivid is going EOL in about 3 weeks. This is likely the last SRU cycle for it.

* A real-time page monitoring tool that Colin developed has landed in Xenial.

Devel Kernel Announcements

We have rebased our unstable kernel repo to v4.4 and will follow suit in our Xenial repository shortly and upload it to the archive. Please stay tuned.

Stable Kernel Announcements

Current cycle: 10-Jan through 30-Jan
         08-Jan   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
10-Jan - 16-Jan   Kernel prep week.
17-Jan - 23-Jan   Bug verification & Regression testing.
24-Jan - 30-Jan   Regression testing & Release to -updates.

Kernel Versions
   precise  3.2.0-97.137
    trusty  3.13.0-74.118
     vivid  3.19.0-43.49
      wily  4.2.0-23.28

lts-trusty  3.13.0-74.118~precise1
lts-utopic  3.16.0-56.77~14.04.1
lts-vivid   3.19.0-43.49~14.04.1
lts-wily    4.2.0-23.28~14.04.1
Next cycle: 29-Jan through 20-Feb
         29-Jan   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
31-Jan - 06-Feb   Kernel prep week.
07-Feb - 13-Feb   Bug verification & Regression testing.
14-Feb - 20-Feb   Regression testing & Release to -updates.

Status: CVE's

KernelTeam/Newsletter/2016-01-12 (last edited 2016-01-13 19:26:41 by jsalisbury)