Tues December 20, 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.
- stress-ng 0.07.12 released; has new Datagram Congestion Control Protocol stressor.
- Firmware test suite (FWTS)16.12.00 will be released December 21st.
- "top"-like modes added to cpustat 0.02.01 and smemstat 0.01.16
Devel Kernel Announcements
We uploaded a newer v4.9 based Zesty kernel to the archive:
This has been promoted to the release pocket. 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: 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. Kernel Versions ==================================================================== trusty 3.13.0-107.154 vivid 3.19.0-78.86 precise 3.2.0-120.163 xenial 4.4.0-58.79 yakkety 4.8.0-32.34 linux-lts-trusty 3.13.0-107.154~precise1 linux-lts-vivid 3.19.0-78.86~14.04.1 linux-lts-xenial 4.4.0-58.79~14.04.1 Next cycle: 06-Jan through 28-Jan ==================================================================== 06-Jan Last day for kernel commits for this cycle 09-Jan - 14-Jan Kernel prep week. 15-Jan - 27-Jan Bug verification & Regression testing.. 30-Jan Release to -updates.
- The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link: