Minutes from the Ubuntu Kernel Team meeting, 2012-10-02
joseph.salisbury at canonical.com
Tue Oct 2 17:28:42 UTC 2012
= Meeting Minutes =
[[http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/2012/10/02/%23ubuntu-meeting.txt|IRC Log of
== Agenda ==
[[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/Meeting#Tues, 02 Oct, 2012|20121002
=== ARM Status ===
Nothing new to report this week.
=== Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs ===
Release metrics and incoming bug data can be reviewed at the following
=== Milestone Targeted Work Items ===
|| apw || hardware-q-kernel-config-review || 3 work item ||
|| || hardware-q-kernel-delta-review || 2 work items ||
|| || hardware-q-kernel-misc || 1 work item ||
|| ogasawara || hardware-q-kernel-misc || 2 work item ||
|| || hardware-q-kernel-version-and-flavors || 2 work items ||
|| || desktop-q-xorg-lts-updates || 1 work item ||
apw and I will review and close our remaining work items as we approach
=== Status: Quantal Development Kernel ===
Last week we uploaded the 3.5.0-16.[24,25] kernels. With Quantal kernel
freeze approaching in 2 days, we will upload one final kernel before
freeze by EOD tomorrow, Wed Oct 3. Following kernel freeze all patches
are subject to the SRU policy and only critical bug fixes will warrent
an upload. Non critical bug fixes and changes will be targetted to the
first Quantal SRU kernel.
As usual, all kernels will also get uploaded to the q-lts-backport 
PPA to help facilitate testing of the 12.10 kernel in 12.04. We welcome
anyone to please install, test, and let us know your feedback.
Important upcoming dates:
* Thurs Oct 4 - Kernel Freeze (2 days)
* Thurs Oct 9 - Final Freeze (~1 week)
* Thurs Oct 18 - 12.10 Final (~2 weeks)
=== Status: CVE's ===
== 2012-10-02 (weekly) ==
Currently we have 41 CVEs on our radar, with no CVEs added or retired
See the CVE matrix for the current list:
Overall the backlog has decreased slightly this week:
=== Status: Stable, Security, and Bugfix Kernel Updates -
Here is the status for the main kernels, until today (October 02):
* Hardy - In Testing; 1 CVEs; (1 commits)
* Lucid - In Testing; 3 CVEs; (12 commits)
* Oneiric - In Testing; 2 CVEs; 1 upstream stable release(s); (54
* Precise - In Verification; 1 CVEs; 2 upstream stable release(s);
Current opened tracking bugs details:
For SRUs, SRU report is a good source of information:
Future stable cadence cycles:
=== Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized ===
dhillon-v10 would like to discuss his approach to module signing.
dhillon-v10 was asked how his approach is different from david howell's.
The approach from dhillon-v10 is a hybrid between what chrome os does
and what David Howell posted.
It was suggested that dhillon-v10 post his approach to the kernel team
mailing list. That way it preserves the discussion and gives people in
different time zones an ability to review it.
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