[Bug 1568918] Re: Add support for lts-xenial kernel flavours in trusty

Scott Moser smoser at ubuntu.com
Tue May 10 19:15:07 UTC 2016

See the attached file, I've tested the current (20101020ubuntu318.38)
kernel and initramfs to do network based preseeded install on i386,
x86_64 and ppc64el.

The file shows how I did that and verified that it worked and installed
the proper kernel.

** Attachment added: "info/test results of d-i kernel/initramfs based install"

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  Add support for lts-xenial kernel flavours in trusty

Status in maas-images:
Status in Ubuntu CD Images:
  Fix Released
Status in debian-installer package in Ubuntu:
Status in livecd-rootfs package in Ubuntu:
Status in debian-installer source package in Trusty:
  Fix Committed
Status in livecd-rootfs source package in Trusty:

Bug description:
  Subject says it all. We need d-i to support installing the lts-xenial
  kernel, as we did with the lts backports in precise.

  Test-case would be to try the xenial-* installers to make sure they
  install the right kernel (and at all!), and to test the non-vivid
  variants to make sure they didn't regress in installing the proper

  Related bugs:
   * bug 1524366:  Add support for lts-wily kernel flavours in trusty 
   * bug 1511497: [maas] No hwe-w kernel for 14.04

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