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= Kernel Team = <<Include(KernelTeamHeader)>>
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'''The Kernel Team aims to provide the best kernel for Ubuntu by maintaining a high-quality, consistent package across the supported and unsupported arches.''' ||<tablestyle="float:right; font-size: 0.9em; width:40%; background:#F1F1ED; margin: 0 0 1em 1em;" style="padding:0.5em;"><<TableOfContents>>||
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= Overview = See the [[Kernel]] main page for a list of topics.
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The leader of the kernel team is Fabio M. Di Nitto. == Mission ==
The Ubuntu Kernel Team aims to provide the highest quality Linux kernel for Ubuntu and the Ubuntu family of products. The Linux Kernel is the core of Ubuntu and is the rock upon which we base all other Ubuntu technology, and is a usable, high-quality desktop & server operating system for users around the world. It strives to be the best free software development platform in existence.
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The Linux kernel in Ubuntu has, until this point, been primarily maintained by a series of different individuals. As Ubuntu takes on more architectures and more users, it needs a solid team to help maintain this essential piece of infrastructure. == Responsibilities ==
Specific areas that the Kernel Team are responsible for currently include, in no particular order:
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Discussion for the team currently occurs on the [http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/kernel-team kernel-team] list.  * Develop in an open model, in collaboration with community and upstream.
 * Enable for a wide range of hardware, to match trends and user expectations of Ubuntu's goals.
 * Maintenance of central package of the Linux Kernel for Ubuntu supported architectures and ports.
 * Development standards and collaborative development support for the Ubuntu Linux Kernel
 * The Ubuntu Kernel git tree
 * The Ubuntu kernel-team mailing list
 * Automated Vanilla Linux Kernel Builds and packaging
 * Selection of the Linux Kernel Version for Ubuntu Releases
 * Serve as the interface to the Linux Kernel Upstream
 * Conduct weekly Ubuntu Kernel Team meetings [[KernelTeam/Meeting]]. Meeting minutes are posted on the [[http://voices.canonical.com/kernelteam/|Kernel Team Blog]]
 * Ubuntu Kernel Bug Policies
 * Ubuntu Kernel Team Community documentation on how to contribute to the Ubuntu Kernel
 * Ubuntu Kernel Roadmaps for new releases [[KernelTeam/Roadmap]]
 * Ubuntu Kernel Team weekly reporting
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= Kernel team meetings = == Communications ==
 * '''Blogs'''
  * We have a team blog located here: [[ http://voices.canonical.com/kernelteam/ ]] individual team members have syndicated their personal blogs to the team blog as well.
 * '''IRC'''
  * We are on FreeNode in the #ubuntu-kernel channel
 * '''Mailing List'''
  * kernel-team@lists.ubuntu.com
  * you can subscribe here: [[https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/kernel-team]]
  * We run our mailing list much like the Linux Kernel Mailing List (LKML). Users can propose patches, ask questions and find general info. This list has medium traffic volume. For more info you can read [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/KernelPatches]]
 * '''Weekly Meeting'''
  * The kernel team holds weekly public meetings on irc.freenode.net in #ubuntu-meeting
  * More information here: [[KernelTeam/Meeting]]
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 KernelTeamAgenda:: The next meeting is scheduled for 22 March, 2000UTC == Launchpad Teams ==
The Ubuntu Kernel Team is in Launchpad as:
 * [[https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-kernel-team]] this is the moderated public team in which we interact with the Ubuntu Community.
 * [[https://launchpad.net/~canonical-kernel-team]] this is a private team used by the Canonical Kernel Team for Canonical paid hardware enablement and other Canonical business.
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= Kernel team resources = == Contacts ==
IRC nicks are in brackets.
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 KernelTeamTasks:: Tasks of the kernel team
 KernelTeamTodoList:: TODO list
 KernelTeamWork:: Policies and procedures of the team
 KernelTeamFAQ:: FAQ
=== Ubuntu Platform Kernel Team ===
 * PeteGraner [pgraner] (Manager) blog: [[http://blog.redvoodoo.org]]
  * TimGardner [rtg] (Team Lead)
   * StefanBader [smb, gnarl] (Kernel Engineer)
   * SteveConklin [sconklin] (Stable Maint. Kernel Engineer) blog:[[http://www.illruminations.com]]
   * AndyWhitcroft [apw] (Kernel Engineer) blog: [[http://awhitcroft.blogspot.com/]]
   * BradFigg [bjf] (Stable Maint. Kernel Engineer)
   * JohnJohansen [jjohansen] (Kernel Engineer)
   * LeannOgasawara [ogasawara] (Kernel Engineer)
   * ColinKing [cking] (Kernel Engineer) blog: [[http://smackerelofopinion.blogspot.com/]]
   * PaoloPisati [ppisati] (Kernel Engineer)
   * HertonKrzesinski [herton] (Kernel Engineer)
   * JosephSalisbury [jsalisbury] (Kernel Defect Analyst)
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= Kernel team news = === Ubuntu Hardware Enablement Kernel Team ===
  * HughBlemings [hughhalf] (Enablement Manager) blog: [[http://blemings.org/hugh/blog]]
   * IkePan [ikepanhc] (Kernel Field Engineer)
   * BryanWu [cooloney] (Kernel Engineer)
   * [[Keng-YuLin|Keng-YüLin]] [lexical] (Kernel Field Engineer)
   * EricMiao [ericm] (Kernel Field Engineer)
   * AcelanKao [acelan] (Kernel Engineer)
   * JeremyKerr [jk] (Kernel Engineer)
   * ChaseDouglas [cnd] (Kernel Engineer)
   * KamalMostafa [kamal] (Hardware Enablement Engineer)
   * ChrisVanHoof [vanhoof] (Hardware Enablement Project Manager)
   * HaitaoZhang [panda|*] (Kernel Engineer)
   * [[Diwic|DavidHenningsson]] [diwic] (Audio Infrastructure Engineer)
   * [[Sarvatt|RobertHooker]] [Sarvatt] (Hardware Enablement Engineer/X.Org)
   * ManojIyer [manjo] (Kernel Engineer)
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  2005-03-07:: Fabio is back!
  2005-02-08:: While Fabio is away, the kernel team is handled by Lamont JONES, Chuck SHORT and Thibaut VARENE.
See also KernelTeam/Contacts.
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= Kernel team hot issues =

  * Kernel team is enterring 'freeze mode' before Preview release.
  * The kernel team is preparing first 2.6.11 packages for Hoary+1.
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See the Kernel main page for a list of topics.

Mission

The Ubuntu Kernel Team aims to provide the highest quality Linux kernel for Ubuntu and the Ubuntu family of products. The Linux Kernel is the core of Ubuntu and is the rock upon which we base all other Ubuntu technology, and is a usable, high-quality desktop & server operating system for users around the world. It strives to be the best free software development platform in existence.

Responsibilities

Specific areas that the Kernel Team are responsible for currently include, in no particular order:

  • Develop in an open model, in collaboration with community and upstream.
  • Enable for a wide range of hardware, to match trends and user expectations of Ubuntu's goals.
  • Maintenance of central package of the Linux Kernel for Ubuntu supported architectures and ports.
  • Development standards and collaborative development support for the Ubuntu Linux Kernel
  • The Ubuntu Kernel git tree
  • The Ubuntu kernel-team mailing list
  • Automated Vanilla Linux Kernel Builds and packaging
  • Selection of the Linux Kernel Version for Ubuntu Releases
  • Serve as the interface to the Linux Kernel Upstream
  • Conduct weekly Ubuntu Kernel Team meetings KernelTeam/Meeting. Meeting minutes are posted on the Kernel Team Blog

  • Ubuntu Kernel Bug Policies
  • Ubuntu Kernel Team Community documentation on how to contribute to the Ubuntu Kernel
  • Ubuntu Kernel Roadmaps for new releases KernelTeam/Roadmap

  • Ubuntu Kernel Team weekly reporting

Communications

Launchpad Teams

The Ubuntu Kernel Team is in Launchpad as:

Contacts

IRC nicks are in brackets.

Ubuntu Platform Kernel Team

Ubuntu Hardware Enablement Kernel Team

See also KernelTeam/Contacts.


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