Tues January 10, 2017


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


  • New version of stress-ng V0.07.14; contains new vforkmany and fanotify stressors as well as fixes to improve OOM'ing of stress tests when memory is tight.
  • Highlight 2

Devel Kernel Announcements

Stable Kernel Announcements

Current 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.

Kernel Versions
          trusty  3.13.0-107.154
           vivid  3.19.0-79.87
         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  3.19.0-79.87~14.04.1
linux-lts-xenial  4.4.0-58.79~14.04.1

Next cycle: cycle: 27-Jan through 18-Feb
         27-Jan   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
30-Jan - 04-Feb   Kernel prep week.
05-Feb - 17-Feb   Bug verification & Regression testing..
         20-Feb   Release to -updates.

Status: CVE's

KernelTeam/Newsletter/2017-01-10 (last edited 2017-01-10 16:50:41 by jsalisbury)