Tues January 31, 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.
- Colin snapped up stress-ng 0.07.17 today, it contains fixes to the tlb-shootdown, fcntl, get, fifo, tsc, af-alg, vm-rw stressors and extra features to the resources stressor and a new tmpfs stressor.
Devel Kernel Announcements
We uploaded a newer v4.9 based Zesty kernel to the archive. It's based on the 4.9.6 upstream stable kernel.
Please test and let us know your results. We also have a preliminary rebase to v4.10 available in our unstable repo:
We intend to upload a 4.10 based kernel to the archive shortly.
Stable Kernel Announcements
Current 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. 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: 17-Feb through 11-Mar ==================================================================== 17-Feb Last day for kernel commits for this cycle 20-Feb - 25-Feb Kernel prep week. 26-Feb - 10-Mar Bug verification & Regression testing.. 13-Mar Release to -updates.
- The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link: