Tues February 28, 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

Devel Kernel Announcements

We have a 4.10 based kernel available in the archive:


Please test and let us know your results. It is still currently based on the v4.10-rc8 upstream kernel but we plan to upload a rebase to v4.10 final soon.

Stable Kernel Announcements

Current 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.

Kernel Versions
          trusty  3.13.0-109.156
           vivid  3.19.0-81.89
         precise  3.2.0-122.165
          xenial  4.4.0-63.84
         yakkety  4.8.0-38.41

linux-lts-trusty  3.13.0-109.156~precise1
 linux-lts-vivid  3.19.0-81.89~14.04.1
linux-lts-xenial  4.4.0-63.84~14.04.1

Next cycle: 10-Mar through 01-Apr
         10-Mar   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
13-Mar - 18-Mar   Kernel prep week.
19-Mar - 31-Mar   Bug verification & Regression testing..
         03-Apr   Release to -updates.

Status: CVE's

KernelTeam/Newsletter/2017-02-28 (last edited 2017-03-03 18:02:31 by jsalisbury)