Tues October 11, 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


  • Ubuntu 16.10 Releasing with a v4.8 kernel on Thurs Oct 13

Devel Kernel Announcements

Our Ubuntu 16.10 release will ship with a v4.8 based kernel on Thurs Oct 13. We have the first v4.8.1 stable patch set already queued for SRU.

Stable Kernel Announcements

Current cycle: 07-Oct through 29-Oct
         07-Oct   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
10-Oct - 15-Oct   Kernel prep week.
16-Oct - 28-Oct   Bug verification & Regression testing..
         31-Oct   Release to -updates.

Kernel Versions
  precise  3.2.0-111.153
    trusty  3.13.0-98.145
     vivid  3.19.0-71.79
    xenial  4.4.0-42.62

lts-trusty  3.13.0-98.145~precise1
lts-vivid   3.19.0-71.79~14.04.1
lts-xenial  4.4.0-42.62~14.04.1

Next cycle: 28-Oct through 19-Nov
         28-Oct   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
31-Oct - 05-Nov   Kernel prep week.
06-Nov - 18-Nov   Bug verification & Regression testing..
         21-Nov   Release to -updates.

Status: CVE's

KernelTeam/Newsletter/2016-10-11 (last edited 2016-10-13 19:29:05 by leannogasawara)