Tues June 28, 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-ckt12 stable.
- fwts 16.06.00 released (end of last week)
Devel Kernel Announcements
Our Yakkety kernel master-next tree is not tracking v4.6 and we are preparing to pull the latest v4.6.y stable patches.
Our unstable branch has been rebased to v4.7-rc4's.
Also, as noted in previous newsletters, we are also going to target a v4.8 based kernel for the 16.10 release.
Stable Kernel Announcements
Current cycle: 24-Jun through 16-Jul ==================================================================== 24-Jun Last day for kernel commits for this cycle 27-Jun - 02-Jul Kernel prep week. 03-Jul - 15-Jul Bug verification & Regression testing.. 18-Jul Release to -updates. Kernel Versions ==================================================================== precise 3.2.0-105.146 trusty 3.13.0-91.138 vivid 3.19.0-64.72 wily 4.2.0-41.48 xenial 4.4.0-28.47 lts-trusty 3.13.0-91.138~precise1 lts-utopic 3.16.0-76.98~14.04.1 lts-vivid 3.19.0-64.72~14.04.1 lts-wily 4.2.0-41.48~14.04.1 lts-xenial 4.4.0-28.47~14.04.1 Next cycle: 15-Jul through 06-Aug ==================================================================== 15-Jul Last day for kernel commits for this cycle 18-Jul - 23-Jul Kernel prep week. 24-Jul - 05-Aug Bug verification & Regression testing.. 08-Aug Release to -updates.
- The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link: