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 * '''Launchpad entry''': UbuntuSpec:hardware-q-kernel-version-and-flavors  * '''Launchpad entry''': UbuntuSpec:hardware-r-kernel-version-and-flavors

Summary

Discuss the mainline baseline version for 13.04. Also discuss the current kernel flavors for each architecture. We will also touch on the support of ports architectures.

Release note

TBD

Assumptions

Based on the cadence of previous upstream releases, I'd anticipate the following upstream release timeline:

  • the v3.7 kernel is predicted for Monday, 2012-12-17
  • the v3.8 kernel is predicted for Wednesday, 2013-03-06
  • the v3.9 kernel is predicted for Thursday, 2013-05-23

Kernel freeze for 13.04 is Thurs April 11, 2013

Flavours

Below are the current flavors provided in 13.04:

Distro

Arch

Flavour

Description

i386

generic

Default kernel optimised for Desktop/Server use (>= 3.5GB of RAM)

amd64

generic

Default kernel optimised for Desktop/Server use

armel

omap

Kernel for TI OMAP3 use

armhf

omap

Kernel for TI OMAP3 use

armhf

omap4

Kernel for TI OMAP4 use

armhf

highbank

Kernel for Calxeda Highbank use

Ports

Architecture

Flavour

Description

powerpc

powerpc-smp

Multiple CPU 32 bit powerpc kernel

powerpc

powerpc64-smp

Multiple CPU 64 bit powerpc kernel

BoF agenda and discussion


CategorySpec

KernelTeam/Specs/RaringKernelVersionAndFlavors (last edited 2012-10-22 13:58:20 by leannogasawara)