Tues April 26, 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.

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  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS released on Thurs Apr 21, 2016
  • Highlight 2

Devel Kernel Announcements

We released the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS release on Thurs Apr 21, 2016. This shipped with the linux-4.4.0-21.37 kernel which was based on the v4.4.6 stable kernel release. All patches are now subject to SRU policy. We are currently working on getting our Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak kernel rebased. Thanks!

Stable Kernel Announcements

Current cycle: 06-Apr through 27-Apr
         06-Apr   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
08-Apr - 14-Apr   Kernel prep week.
15-Apr - 27-Apr   Bug verification & Regression testing.
         30-Apr   Release to -updates.

Kernel Versions
   precise  3.2.0-101.141
    trusty  3.13.0-85.129
     vivid  3.19.0-58.64
      wily  4.2.0-35.40

lts-trusty  3.13.0-84.128~precise1
lts-utopic  3.16.0-69.89~14.04.1
lts-vivid   3.19.0-56.62~14.04.1
lts-wily    4.2.0-35.40~14.04.1
lts-xenial  4.4.0-14.30~14.04.2

Next cycle: 27-Apr through 17-Jun
         27-Apr   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
29-Apr - 04-Jun   Kernel prep week.
05-Jun - 17-Jun   Bug verification & Regression testing.
         20-Jun   Release to -updates.

Status: CVE's

KernelTeam/Newsletter/2016-04-26 (last edited 2016-04-28 20:12:37 by leannogasawara)