[Kernel] Release Meeting 2012-03-09

Leann Ogasawara leann.ogasawara at canonical.com
Thu Mar 8 20:58:48 UTC 2012


Overall status is reported at the first link below.  Burn down for
Precise Beta-2 is at the second link below.  Burndown for the cycle is
at the third link:

 * https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/ReleaseStatus/Precise
 * http://status.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-precise/canonical-kernel-distro-team-ubuntu-12.04-beta-2.html
 * http://status.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-precise/canonical-kernel-distro-team.html

== What was done engineering wise? ==

This past week we uploaded the 3.2.0-18.28 kernel.  This included a
rebase to upstream stable v3.2.9, re-enablement of AUFS, updated
AppArmor patches, support for Intel Lynx Point devices, support for
clickpad detection, and some misc config updates.  We also uploaded the
first linux-backports-modules-3.2.0 package which contained an updated
compat-wireless stack from v3.3-rc1.

We have a few remaining Beta-2 work items.  None are release critical.

== What's about to land that might impact the other teams? ==

We intend to upload the 3.2.0-18.29 kernel by end of day Friday March
09.  This will include security fixes for CVE-2012-1097, some additional
Hyper-V updates, and misc bug fixes.

=== Release Notes ===

== Summary of bugs working on by team (reasonably reliable) ==

Aside from the immediate bugs/issues we resolved this week, we're also
keeping an eye on the following bugs:

 * Bug:818830 - [Sandy Bridge] serious power regression from kernel 3.0.0-6 to 3.0.0-7 (rc6 disabled)
 * Bug:855124 - XRANDR operations very slow unless (phantom) HDMI1 disabled
 * Bug:836250 - Intel Corporation Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 poor networking
 * Bug:914319 - BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 00000004
 * Bug:948235 - Intel wireless still randomly drops connection
 * Bug:944929 - psb_gfx boot hang on Atom N2600 (GMA3600 Cedarview)
 * Bug:947751 - 3.2.0-18-generic: Broadcom BCM4306 Wireless (rev 03) [14e4:4320]: Network links are *never* ready 

== Dependencies on other teams, blocking items ==
None.

== Issues? ==
None.






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