Ubuntu Kernel Team - Weekly Newsletter, 2017-09-05
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:
* 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
list at: kernel-team at lists.ubuntu.com.
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