Tues November 29, 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 uploaded a newer v4.9 based Zesty kernel to the archive:


It is currently based on v4.9-rc7. Please test and let us know your results. We anticipate we'll eventually converge on a v4.10 based kernel for Zesty.

Stable Kernel Announcements

Current cycle: 25-Nov through 17-Dec
         25-Nov   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
28-Nov - 03-Dec   Kernel prep week.
04-Dec - 16-Dec   Bug verification & Regression testing..
         19-Dec   Release to -updates.

Kernel Versions
          trusty  3.13.0-103.150
           vivid  3.19.0-75.83
         precise  3.2.0-116.158
          xenial  4.4.0-51.72
         yakkety  4.8.0-28.30

linux-lts-trusty  3.13.0-103.150~precise1
 linux-lts-vivid  3.19.0-75.83~14.04.1
linux-lts-xenial  4.4.0-51.72~14.04.1

Next cycle: 16-Dec through 07-Jan
         16-Dec   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
19-Dec - 24-Dec   Kernel prep week.
25-Dec - 06-Jan   Bug verification & Regression testing..
         09-Jan   Release to -updates.

Status: CVE's

KernelTeam/Newsletter/2016-11-29 (last edited 2016-11-30 00:11:02 by jsalisbury)