Tues May 03, 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.
- We released v4.2.8-ckt9 extended stable
- We released v3.19.8-ckt20 extended stable
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS released on Thurs Apr 21, 2016
Devel Kernel Announcements
We have opened our yakkety kernel repo at the following location:
At this time is it just a copy of our Xenial kernel. We'll look to get this rebased to v4.6-rc6 (or newer) soon. We are still evaluating which kernel version to converge on for the 16.10 release.
Stable Kernel Announcements
Current cycle: 15-Apr through 09-May ==================================================================== 15-Apr Last day for kernel commits for this cycle 17-Apr - 23-Apr Kernel prep week. 24-May - 06-May Bug verification & Regression testing. 09-May 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: 06-May through 27-May ==================================================================== 06-May Last day for kernel commits for this cycle 08-May - 14-May Kernel prep week. 15-May - 27-May Bug verification & Regression testing. 30-May Release to -updates.
- The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link: