2016-06-28

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Tues June 28, 2016

Introduction

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

Highlights


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.

https://git.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-kernel/ubuntu/+source/linux/+git/yakkety

Our unstable branch has been rebased to v4.7-rc4's.

https://git.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-kernel/ubuntu/+source/linux/+git/unstable

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
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         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
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   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
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         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.


Status: CVE's