Tues Feb 16, 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.
- The linux-lts-wily kernel will be seeded in the upcoming 14.04.4 Trusty LTS point release taking place on Thurs Feb 18.
- Kamal released v3.19.8-ckt15
- Kamal released v3.13.11-ckt35
- Colin got thermald 1.5 into Xenial
- Colin packaged up the latest version of intel-cmt-cat (v0.1.4), it is a cache monitoring and configuration tool. More info at:
Devel Kernel Announcements
Our Xenial kernel remains based on v4.4.1 and is available for testing in the archive, ie linux-4.4.0-6.21. Please test and let us know your results. Also, as an early reminder, Xenial Kernel Freeze is Thurs, April 7. We encourage anyone needing kernel patches pulled into Xenial to please submit them well in advance of Kernel Freeze to allow for as much testing as possible. Thanks!
Stable Kernel Announcements
Current 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. Kernel Versions ==================================================================== precise 3.2.0-99.139 trusty 3.13.0-78.122 vivid 3.19.0-50.56 wily 4.2.0-29.34 lts-trusty 3.13.0-78.122~precise1 lts-utopic 3.16.0-61.81~14.04.1 lts-vivid 3.19.0-50.56~14.04.1 lts-wily 4.2.0-29.34~14.04.1 Next cycle: 19-Feb through 12-Mar ==================================================================== 19-Feb Last day for kernel commits for this cycle 21-Feb - 27-Feb Kernel prep week. 28-Feb - 05-Mar Bug verification & Regression testing. 06-Mar - 12-Mar Regression testing & Release to -updates.
- The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link: