Tues August 02, 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.
- Firmware Test Suite 16.07.00 releases, more information about this release can be found at:
Devel Kernel Announcements
Our Yakkety kernel master-next tree has applied the latest v4.6.5 stable patches. We are preparing to get this uploaded to the Yakkety archive.
Our unstable branch has been rebased to v4.7.
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: