[Kernel] Release Meeting 2011-11-18

Leann Ogasawara leann.ogasawara at canonical.com
Thu Nov 17 18:50:24 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-11-17 at 10:46 -0800, Leann Ogasawara wrote:
> Overall status is reported at the first link below.  Burn down for
> Precise Alpha-1 (url currently unavailable) would be at the second link
> below.  Burndown for the cycle (url currently unavailable) would be at
> the third link:
> [LINK] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/ReleaseStatus/Precise
> [LINK] http://people.canonical.com/~platform/workitems/oneiric/canonical-kernel-team-ubuntu-11.10.html

bah, of course that should be (if it existed):


> [LINK] http://status.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-precise/group/topic-precise-kernel-tasks.html
> == What was done engineering wise? ==
> This past week the Ubuntu kernel team has rebased the Precise kernel to
> upstream v3.2-rc2.  Some additional highlights include consolidating the
> amd64 server and generic flavors, pulling an updated seccomp patch set,
> building in ahci, and moving ext2 from being built in to enabled as a
> module.  We plan to upload these changes by EOD Fri Nov 18, 2011.  This
> will be the first upload based on a v3.2 kernel.
> From my own observations, we appear to be making good progress on our
> Alpha-1 work items, but it's hard to give a definitive answer without
> the burn down charts.
> We've also been working to get some power consumption measurements for a
> proposed upstream patch.  See the following wiki for more information:
>   https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/PowerManagement
> == What's about to land that might impact the other teams? ==
> After we've uploaded, we would appreciate any testing feedback
> particularly from the server team since this will have consolidated the
> amd64 server flavor into generic.
> Additionally, there is a thread on the ubuntu-devel/ubuntu-kernel
> mailing lists regarding a proposal to drop support for the i386 non-pae
> kernel flavor for the 12.04 LTS release.  Discussions are still ongoing.
> == Summary of bugs working on by team (reasonably reliable) ==
> As we're haven't yet uploaded a v3.2 based kernel, we're tentatively
> keeping an eye on the following bugs and will add the rls-p-tracking tag
> to any that are not be resolved via v3.2.
> LP:818830 - [Sandy Bridge] serious power regression from kernel 3.0.0-6 to 3.0.0-7 (rc6 disabled)
> LP:855124 - XRANDR operations very slow unless (phantom) HDMI1 disabled
> LP:753071 - Include DRM OMAP driver to have proper EDID detection
> LP:836250 - Intel Corporation Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 poor networking
> == Dependencies on other teams, blocking items ==
> None.
> == Issues? ==
> None.

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