Ubuntu Kernel Team - Weekly Newsletter, 2017-09-05

Joseph Salisbury joseph.salisbury at canonical.com
Wed Sep 6 00:42:37 UTC 2017

August 29 through September 04

##Development (Artful / 17.10)##

Important upcoming dates:

      Final Beta - Sept 28 (~3 weeks away)
      Kernel Freeze - Oct 5 (~4 weeks away)
      Final Freeze - Oct 12 (~5 weeks away)
      Ubuntu 17.04 - Oct 19 (~6 weeks away)

We intend to target a 4.13 kernel for the Ubuntu 17.10 release. The
Artful kernel is currently based on Linux 4.12.10.  The Artful staging
kernel repository has been updated to 4.13 final.  As a reminder, the
Ubuntu 17.10 Kernel Freeze is Thurs Oct 5, 2017.

##Stable (Released & Supported)##
 * The following kernels were promoted to -proposed for testing:

      zesty   4.10.0-34.38
      xenial  4.4.0-94.117
      trusty  3.13.0-130.179

      zesty/raspi2       4.10.0-1017.20
      xenial/raspi2      4.4.0-1072.80
      xenial/snapdragon  4.4.0-1074.79
      xenial/aws         4.4.0-1033.42
      xenial/gke         4.4.0-1029.29
      xenial/gcp         4.10.0-1005.5
      xenial/hwe         4.10.0-34.38~16.04.1
      trusty/lts-xenial  4.4.0-94.117~14.04.1

 * Current cycle: 25-Aug through 16-Sep

              25-Aug  Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
     28-Aug - 02-Sep  Kernel prep week.
     03-Sep - 15-Sep  Bug verification & Regression testing.
              18-Sep  Release to -updates.

 * Next 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.

 * [The Canonical Kernel Team is
 * [FWTS V17.08.00 is
   The latest fwts release contains one of the largest change sets, plus
lots of changes from community.
 * stress-ng V0.08.13 released, includes a new socket diagnostics stressor
 * [Blog Post: Static analysis on the Linux
 * [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
Team mailing
   list at: kernel-team at lists.ubuntu.com.

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