Tues January 24, 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.
- fwts 17.01.00 was released end of last week:
Devel Kernel Announcements
We uploaded a newer v4.9 based Zesty kernel to the archive. It's based on the 4.9.5 upstream stable kernel.
Please test and let us know your results. We also have a preliminary rebase to v4.10 (4.10-rc5 to be exact) available in our unstable repo:
We'll eventually converge on a v4.10 based kernel for Zesty.
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.
- The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link: