Proposal to delay release of Precise Pangolin

nick rundy nrundy at
Tue Jan 17 19:14:14 UTC 2012

A lot of stuff is going to need to be backported. Here's a phoronix link that tells of 50 power patches from Intel that landed this morning in 3.3 kernel. Not to mention graphics related stuff that 3.3 gains.

> Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 14:24:38 +1100
> From: themuso at
> To: ubuntu-devel-discuss at
> Subject: Re: Proposal to delay release of Precise Pangolin
> On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 01:33:11PM EST, nick rundy wrote:
> > Here's a link to a thread that was posted today on Ubuntu Forums arguing that Precise Pangolin should be delayed long enough to incorporate the 3.3 Linux kernel into the release. The argument being that the 3.3 kernel will resolve many more graphical and power bugs than the 3.2 kernel can.
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> In such circumstances, the Ubuntu kernel team often backports patches it feels are important for a release. Since we do have some focus on power usage this cycle, I am sure all useful and relevant patches will be backported from 3.3, since this is an LTS release cycle.
> Luke
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