Tues August 16, 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


  • stress-ng 0.06.13 was released.

Devel Kernel Announcements

Our Yakkety kernel is currently based on v4.6.5 and has been uploaded to yakkety-proposed.


Our unstable branch has also been rebased to v4.8-rc2.


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: 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.

Kernel Versions
  precise  3.2.0-107.148
    trusty  3.13.0-93.140
     vivid  3.19.0-66.74
      wily  4.2.0-42.49
    xenial  4.4.0-34.53

lts-trusty  3.13.0-93.140~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  4.4.0-33.53~14.04.1

Next cycle: 26-Aug through 17-Sep
         26-Aug   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
29-Aug - 03-Sep   Kernel prep week.
04-Sep - 16-Sep   Bug verification & Regression testing..
         19-Sep   Release to -updates.

Status: CVE's

KernelTeam/Newsletter/2016-08-16 (last edited 2016-08-16 18:53:31 by jsalisbury)