Tues November 15, 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

Devel Kernel Announcements

We have uploaded our first v4.9 based Zesty kernel to the archive:


It is currently based on v4.9-rc5. We will continue to rebase and upload as newer -rc's are released. For now, please test and let us know your results.

Stable Kernel Announcements

Current 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.

Kernel Versions
          trusty  3.13.0-102.149
           vivid  3.19.0-75.83
         precise  3.2.0-116.158
          xenial  4.4.0-49.70
         yakkety  4.8.0-28.30

linux-lts-trusty  3.13.0-102.149~precise1
 linux-lts-vivid  3.19.0-75.83~14.04.1
linux-lts-xenial  4.4.0-49.70~14.04.1

Next cycle: 18-Nov through 10-Dec
         18-Nov   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
21-Nov - 26-Nov   Kernel prep week.
27-Nov - 09-Dec   Bug verification & Regression testing..
         12-Dec   Release to -updates.

Status: CVE's

KernelTeam/Newsletter/2016-11-15 (last edited 2016-11-16 21:32:54 by jsalisbury)