Tues May 24, 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


  • 16.10 will target a v4.8 based kernel
  • Highlight 2
  • Highlight 3

Devel Kernel Announcements


Our Yakkety kernel tree still remains a snapshot of our Xenial kernel. We'll look to get this rebased to v4.6 soon. We are also going to target a v4.8 based kernel for the 16.10 release.

Stable Kernel Announcements

Current 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.

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

Status: CVE's

KernelTeam/Newsletter/2016-05-24 (last edited 2016-05-24 18:53:14 by leannogasawara)