Server Team meeting minutes 2010-07-06

Jos Boumans jos.boumans at
Wed Jul 7 01:45:13 BST 2010

==== Review ACTION points from previous meeting ====

   * jjohansen to send email regarding atop patchset - DONE
   * mathiaz to provide work items for Alpha3 on his specs by Thursday  
   * SpamapS to ask kees whether it's good to seed - DONE
      * Kees says ok to seed libmemcached and memcached into main
   * jjohansen to appropriately prioritze bug 576066 - CARRY OVER
      * The kernel team is looking for feedback and needs hardware to  
test on
   * sommer to ping mdke re: refresh issue, through email this time -  
      * Pinged, but no reply. Consider next steps for the following  
   * everyone to assign themselves to 2 papercuts from 
  - DONE
      * Last item was assigned during the meeting.

==== Maverick development (jib) ====

Alpha3 development is tracked at 

All specs should be appropriately targeted & work items defined by  
Wednesday EOB.
If there are any questions, please ping jib and he'll help resolve them.

==== Weekly Updates & Questions for the Kernel Team (jjohansen) ====

Regarding Bug:597387: Maverick EC2 kernel issue, jjohansen created a new
Xen kernel and will be testing it during the week. Once that is  
jjohansen will work on a pv-ops kernel.

The kernel team is still looking for active feedback[1] on the merit  
of including
the atop kernel patches[2]. Please chime in if you have feedback to  

==== Weekly SRU review: 
KnowledgeBase#SRU%20weekly%20review (zul) ====

Chuck announced[3] the new SRU process on the mailing list last week,  
which should
make it easier to nominate new SRUs and track them:

  1. Bug is fixed in development release.
  2. A weekly email is sent to the Ubuntu Server mailing list on the  
  3. Users will have until Friday to nominate bugs that have been  
fixed in the development
     list, by giving a +1 to the bug number and the reason for it.
  4. The nominations will be reviewed and be nominated accordingly  
based on investigation

This weeks nominations were sent out on Monday[4] - Please nominate  
those you'd like
to see approved by Friday!

You can track the overall process of nominated & approved SRUs in the  
new SRU Tracker[5],
which is updated nightly.

==== Weekly Updates & Questions for the Documentation Team (sommer) ====

Sommer reminds us that if you find a bug in the documentation, you  
should file it against

==== Open Discussion ====

SpamapS would like to add a topic for next weeks meeting on improving  
Rubygems in Ubuntu.
Mathias points him at Bug:403407 for the background on the current  

==== Agree on next meeting date and time ====

Next meeting will be on Tuesday 2010-07-13 at 1800 UTC in #ubuntu- 

On behalf of the Ubuntu Server Team,


	Jos Boumans

	"Whenever you find you are on the side of the majority,
	it is time to pause and reflect." - Mark Twain


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