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Tues Feb 23, 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


Devel Kernel Announcements

Our Xenial kernel has been re-based to v4.4.2 and is available for testing in the archive, ie linux-4.4.0-7.22. 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.

Status: CVE's

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