Tues July 19, 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.
- stress-ng V0.06.12 released in Yakkety; includes a more generic icache stressor and a new GCC atomic ops stressor; plus a load of bug fixes.
- We released Linux 3.19.8-ckt23 stable (and 3.19.y has now reached EOL)
- We released Linux 4.2.8-ckt13 stable (and 4.2.y has now reached EOL)
Devel Kernel Announcements
Our Yakkety kernel master-next tree has applied the latest v4.6.4 stable patches. We are preparing to get this uploaded to the Yakkety archive.
Our unstable branch has been rebased to v4.7-rc7.
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: 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. Kernel Versions ==================================================================== precise 3.2.0-106.147 trusty 3.13.0-92.139 vivid 3.19.0-65.73 wily 4.2.0-42.49 xenial 4.4.0-31.50 lts-trusty 3.13.0-92.139~precise1 lts-utopic 3.16.0-77.99~14.04.1 lts-vivid 3.19.0-65.73~14.04.1 lts-wily 4.2.0-42.49~14.04.1 lts-xenial 4.4.0-31.50~14.04.1 Next cycle: 05-Aug through 27-Aug ==================================================================== 05-Aug Last day for kernel commits for this cycle 08-Aug - 13-Aug Kernel prep week. 14-Aug - 26-Aug Bug verification & Regression testing.. 29-Aug Release to -updates.
- The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link: