Ubuntu Kernel Team - Weekly Newsletter, 2017-10-04
joseph.salisbury at canonical.com
Wed Oct 4 20:58:25 UTC 2017
September 25 through October 03
##Development (Artful / 17.10)##
Important upcoming dates:
Kernel Freeze - Oct 5 (~1 day away)
Final Freeze - Oct 12 (~1 week away)
Ubuntu 17.10 - Oct 19 (~2 week away)
We intend to target a 4.13 kernel for the Ubuntu 17.10 release. A
4.13.4 based kernel is available for testing from the artful-proposed
pocket of the Ubuntu archive. As a reminder, the Ubuntu 17.10 Kernel
Freeze is Thurs Oct 5, 2017.
##Stable (Released & Supported)##
The updated kernel packages for the current SRU cycle are now in
-proposed pocket ready for verification and tests.
* Kernel versions in -proposed:
* Current cycle: 15-Sep through 07-Oct
15-Sep Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
18-Sep - 23-Sep Kernel prep week.
24-Sep - 06-Oct Bug verification & Regression testing.
09-Oct Release to -updates.
* Next cycle: 06-Oct through 28-Oct
06-Oct Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
09-Oct - 14-Oct Kernel prep week.
15-Oct - 27-Oct Bug verification & Regression testing.
30-Oct Release to -updates.
* Released stress-ng V0.08.16, includes a new swapon/off stressor.
* [Released fwts
* [The current CVE
* If you would like to reach the kernel team, you can find us at the
channel on FreeNode. Alternatively, you can mail the Ubuntu Kernel
list at: kernel-team at lists.ubuntu.com.
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