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.
- 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.
- The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link: