Ubuntu Kernel Team - Weekly Newsletter, 2017-08-01
leann.ogasawara at canonical.com
Tue Aug 1 22:32:48 UTC 2017
July 23 through July 29
##Development (Artful / 17.10)##
We intend to target a 4.13 kernel for the Ubuntu 17.10 release. The
artful kernel is now based on Linux 4.11. The Ubuntu 17.10 Kernel Freeze
is Thurs Oct 5, 2017.
* The Artful kernel in the archive has been rebased to 4.11.12.
* The Artful staging repository has been rebased to 4.12.4.
* Work on 4.13 for Artful has been started and is currently tracking
##Stable (Released & Supported)##
The Xenial 16.04.3 Ubuntu LTS point release will release on Thursday,
August 3rd. It will contain the Xenial 4.4.0-87.110 and Xenial-HWE
* The Xenial HWE kernel has been updated and it is now based on the
Zesty 4.10 kernel. The following linux-hwe versions are available as of now:
* The following kernels were promoted to -proposed for testing:
* The following Xenial-based kernel snaps are available in the
candidate and beta channels of the snap store:
* Current cycle: 14-July through 05-August
14-Jul Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
17-Jul - 22-Jul Kernel prep week.
23-Jul - 04-Aug Bug verification & Regression testing.
07-Aug Release to -updates.
* Next cycle: 04-Aug through 26-Aug
04-Aug Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
07-Aug - 12-Aug Kernel prep week.
13-Aug - 25-Aug Bug verification & Regression testing.
28-Aug Release to -updates.
* If you would like to reach the kernel team, you can find us at the
#ubuntu-kernel channel on FreeNode. Alternatively, you can mail the
Ubuntu Kernel Team mailing list at: kernel-team at lists.ubuntu.com.
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