Ubuntu Kernel Team Meeting Minutes - 2011-09-06

Brad Figg brad.figg at canonical.com
Tue Sep 6 19:11:14 UTC 2011


= Meeting Minutes =
[[http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/2011/09/06/%23ubuntu-meeting.txt|IRC Log of the meeting.]]
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[[http://voices.canonical.com/kernelteam|Meeting minutes.]]

== Agenda ==
[[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/Meeting#Tues, 06 Sep, 2011|20110906 Meeting Agenda]]


=== ARM Status  ===
  * A new omap4 kernel has been pushed out (with the i/o scheduler bug fixed)
   * need to upload the meta package yet
  * A  new round of new kernels for every arm flavour is on the way out

=== Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs  ===
=== Release Metrics ===
==== oneiric nominated bugs ====
  * 37 linux kernel bugs (up 17)
==== Ubuntu ubuntu-11.10-beta-2 bugs ====
  * 2 linux kernel bugs (up 2)
==== <series>-updates bugs ====
  * 0 oneiric linux kernel bugs (no change 0)
  * 15 natty linux kernel bugs (down 1)
  * 3 maverick linux kernel bugs (no change 0)
  * 7 lucid linux kernel bugs (no change 0)
  * 0 hardy linux kernel bugs (no change 0)
=== Incoming Bugs ===
  * 172 oneiric bugs (up 22)
  * 1585 natty bugs (up 19)
  * 1084 maverick bugs (down 5)
  * 958 lucid bugs (down 1)
  * 32 hardy bugs (no change 0)
=== Regressions ===
==== regression-update bugs ====
  * 0 oneiric bugs (no change 0)
  * 15 natty bugs (up 1)
  * 40 maverick bugs (no change 0)
  * 75 lucid bugs (down 1)
  * 0 hardy bugs (no change 0)
==== regression-release bugs ====
  * 6 oneiric bugs (no change 0)
  * 435 natty bugs (no change 0)
  * 238 maverick bugs (no change 0)
  * 213 lucid bugs (down 3)
  * 2 hardy bugs (no change 0)
==== regression-proposed bugs ====
  * 0 oneiric bugs (no change 0)
  * 3 natty bugs (no change 0)
  * 0 maverick bugs (no change 0)
  * 1 lucid bugs (no change 0)
  * 0 hardy bugs (no change 0)

===  Milstone Targeted Work Items ===
|| apw       || other-kernel-o-bug-handling         || 2 work items||
||           || other-kernel-o-version-and-flavours || 1 work item ||
||           || other-kernel-o-ubuntu-delta-review  || 1 work item ||
||           || desktop-o-xorg-stakeholders-request || 2 work items||
||           || desktop-o-xorg-tools-and-processes  || 3 work items||
|| jjohansen || other-kernel-o-config-review        || 1 work item ||
|| ogasawara || other-kernel-o-config-review        || 2 work items||
||           || other-kernel-o-version-and-flavours || 2 work items||
|| ppisati   || other-kernel-o-ubuntu-delta-review  || 1 work item ||
|| sarvatt   || desktop-o-xorg-tools-and-processes  || 1 work item ||
|| smb       || other-kernel-o-server-requirements  || 1 work item ||
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If your name is in the table above, please review your Beta 2 work items.

=== Status: General Oneiric  ===
Following the Beta-1 release last Thurs, we uploaded the 3.0.0-10.16 Ubuntu kernel on Fri.  I would like to remind everyone that Kernel Freeze is next week Thurs Sept 15.  After that, all patches are subject to our SRU policy in order to be applied.  I'm 
planning on 2 more uploads prior to kernel freeze, one at the end of this week, and one early next week.
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Some important upcoming dates to keep in mind are as follows:
  * Sept 15 - Kernel Freeze (~1 week)
  * Sept 22 - Beta 2 (~2 weeks)
  * Oct 13 - Final Release (~5 weeks)
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I'd also like to note that the P-series git repo was recently rebased to v3.1-rc5.  It's available at git://kernel.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ubuntu-p.git master-next .

=== Status: CVE's  ===
Currently open CVEs for each supported branch:
|| Package                                  || Open ||
||                                          ||      ||
|| linux Hardy                              ||    9 ||
|| linux Lucid                              ||    6 ||
|| linux Maverick                           ||    6 ||
|| linux Natty                              ||    6 ||
|| linux Oneiric                            ||    5 ||
|| linux-ec2 Lucid                          ||    6 ||
|| linux-fsl-imx51 Lucid                    ||    6 ||
|| linux-mvl-dove Lucid                     ||    6 ||
|| linux-mvl-dove Maverick                  ||    6 ||
|| linux-ti-omap4 Maverick                  ||    6 ||
|| linux-ti-omap4 Natty                     ||    6 ||
|| linux-ti-omap4 Oneiric                   ||    5 ||
|| linux-lts-backport-maverick Lucid        ||    6 ||
|| linux-lts-backport-natty Lucid           ||    6 ||

=== Status: Stable, Security, and Bugfix Kernel Updates - Natty/Maverick/Lucid/Hardy  ===
Status: Stable Kernel Team
Lucid and Maverick were respun last week, with two unverified fixes
reverted. They are now in testing phase.
Hardy is released and waiting for next update cycle.
Natty was prepared and a new version is on -proposed now. It's waiting
on verification of SRU patches.
In addition to that, we prepared and uploaded new updates for kernels in
topic branches and backport packages (natty/linux-ti-omap4,
linux-lts-backport-natty, linux-ec2, linux-fsl-imx51,
linux-lts-backport-maverick, lucid/linux-mvl-dove,
maverick/linux-ti-omap4)
This is the general status on master kernels:

Hardy

Released

Lucid

* [[https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/836914|Lucid Tracking Bug]]
* Lucid kernel is on testing phase right now: security-sigoff is
   complete, QA and certification testing are in progress.

Maverick

* [[https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/837449|Maverick Tracking Bug]]
* Maverick kernel is on testing phase right now: security-signoff is
* complete, QA is waiting to be started, certification testing is in
   progress.

Natty

* [[https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/836903|Natty Tracking Bug]]
* Natty is on verification phase

Current Kernel versions are available here: http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/reports/versions.html

=== Open Discussion or Questions ===
Nothing new.
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Brad Figg brad.figg at canonical.com http://www.canonical.com



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