Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – October 27, 2015

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20151027 Meeting Agenda



Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

Release metrics and incoming bug data can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kt-meeting.txt



Status: Xenial Development Kernel

Our Xenial kernel is open for development. The repo’s have been opened
in LP:
git://git.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-kernel/ubuntu/+source/linux/+git/xenial
git://git.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-kernel/ubuntu/+source/linux-meta/+git/xenial
git://git.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-kernel/ubuntu/+source/linux-signed/+git/xenial
Our Xenial master branch is still tracking Wily’s v4.2 based kernel.
However, Xenial master-next is currently rebased to v4.3-rc7.
—–
Important upcoming dates:

  • https://wiki.ubuntu.com/XenialXerus/ReleaseSchedule
    Thurs Dec 31 – Alpha 1 (~ weeks away)



Status: CVE’s

The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kernel-cves.html



Status: Stable, Security, and Bugfix Kernel Updates – Precise/Trusty/lts-utopic/Vivid/Wily

Status for the main kernels, until today:

  • Precise – Testing and Verification
  • Trusty – Testing and Verification
  • lts-Utopic – Testing and Verification
  • Vivid – Testing and Verification
  • Wily – Testing and Verification

    Current opened tracking bugs details:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/kernel-sru-workflow.html
    For SRUs, SRU report is a good source of information:
  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/sru-report.html

    Schedule:

    Current cycle: 18-Oct through 07-Nov
    ====================================================================
    16-Oct Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
    18-Oct – 24-Oct Kernel prep week.
    25-Oct – 31-Oct Bug verification & Regression testing.
    01-Nov – 07-Nov Regression testing & Release to -updates.

    Next cycle: 08-Nov through 28-Nov
    ====================================================================
    06-Nov Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
    08-Nov – 14-Nov Kernel prep week.
    15-Nov – 21-Nov Bug verification & Regression testing.
    22-Nov – 28-Nov Regression testing & Release to -updates.



Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

No open discussion.

Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – October 20, 2015

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20151020 Meeting Agenda



Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

Release metrics and incoming bug data can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kt-meeting.txt



Status: Wily Development Kernel

We release Wily 15.10 in 2 days this Thurs Oct 22. Any kernel patches submitted for Wily will now be queued for SRU and must adhere to SRU
policy.
—–
Important upcoming dates:

  • https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WilyWerewolf/ReleaseSchedule
    Thurs Oct 22 – 15.10 Release (~2 days away)



Status: CVE’s

The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kernel-cves.html



Status: Stable, Security, and Bugfix Kernel Updates – Precise/Trusty/lts-utopic/Vivid

Status for the main kernels, until today:

  • Precise – Kernel Prep
  • Trusty – Kernel Prep
  • lts-Utopic – Kernel Prep
  • Vivid – Kernel Prep

    Current opened tracking bugs details:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/kernel-sru-workflow.html
    For SRUs, SRU report is a good source of information:
  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/sru-report.html

    Schedule:

    cycle: 18-Oct through 07-Nov
    ====================================================================
    16-Oct Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
    18-Oct – 24-Oct Kernel prep week.
    25-Oct – 31-Oct Bug verification & Regression testing.
    01-Nov – 07-Nov Regression testing & Release to -updates.

    Note: Oct. 22 is release day



Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

No open discussion.

Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – October 6, 2015

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20151006 Meeting Agenda



Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

Release metrics and incoming bug data can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kt-meeting.txt



Status: Wily Development Kernel

We are approaching Wily Kernel Freeze this Thurs Oct 8, ~2 days away!
If there are any patches which need to land for 15.10, please get them
submitted immediately. Following the Kernel Freeze deadline, all
patches are subject to our SRU policy and could miss the release.
—–
Important upcoming dates:

  • https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WilyWerewolf/ReleaseSchedule
    Thurs Oct 8 – Kernel Freeze (~2 days away)
    Thurs Oct 15 – Final Freeze (~1 weeks away)
    Thurs Oct 22 – 15.10 Release (~2 weeks away)



Status: CVE’s

The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kernel-cves.html



Status: Stable, Security, and Bugfix Kernel Updates – Precise/Trusty/lts-utopic/Vivid

Status for the main kernels, until today:

  • Precise – Kernel Prep
  • Trusty – Kernel Prep
  • lts-Utopic – Kernel Prep
  • Vivid – Kernel Prep

    Current opened tracking bugs details:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/kernel-sru-workflow.html
    For SRUs, SRU report is a good source of information:
  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/sru-report.html

    Schedule:

    cycle: 27-Sep through 17-Oct
    ====================================================================
    25-Sep Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
    27-Sep – 03-Oct Kernel prep week.
    04-Oct – 10-Oct Bug verification & Regression testing.
    11-Oct – 17-Oct Regression testing & Release to -updates.
    Note: We have gotten off to a late start on this cycle due to some patches
    that came in at the last minute. We intend to stick to the schedule
    though that may change as we get farther along.



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Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – September 29, 2015

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20150929 Meeting Agenda



Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

Release metrics and incoming bug data can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kt-meeting.txt



Status: Wily Development Kernel

Our Wily kernel remains based on stable v4.2.1 and we will continue to
track 4.2 for the remainder of the 15.10 cycle. As a reminder, we are
approaching Wily Kernel Freeze on Oct 8, ~1 week away. If there are any patches which need to land for 15.10, please get them submitted soon.
Following the Kernel Freeze deadline, all patches are subject to our SRU policy.
—–
Important upcoming dates:

  • https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WilyWerewolf/ReleaseSchedule
    Thurs Oct 8 – Kernel Freeze (~1 weeks away)
    Thurs Oct 15 – Final Freeze (~2 weeks away)
    Thurs Oct 22 – 15.10 Release (~3 weeks away)



Status: CVE’s

The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kernel-cves.html



Status: Stable, Security, and Bugfix Kernel Updates – Precise/Trusty/lts-utopic/Vivid

Status for the main kernels, until today:

  • Precise – Kernel Prep
  • Trusty – Kernel Prep
  • lts-Utopic – Kernel Prep
  • Vivid – Kernel Prep
    Current opened tracking bugs details:
  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/kernel-sru-workflow.html
    For SRUs, SRU report is a good source of information:
  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/sru-report.html
    Schedule:
    cycle: 27-Sep through 17-Oct
    ====================================================================
    25-Sep Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
    27-Sep – 03-Oct Kernel prep week.
    04-Oct – 10-Oct Bug verification & Regression testing.
    11-Oct – 17-Oct Regression testing & Release to -updates.



Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

No open discussion.

Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – September 22, 2015

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20150922 Meeting Agenda



Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

Release metrics and incoming bug data can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kt-meeting.txt



Status: Wily Development Kernel

Our Wily kernel has been rebased to stable v4.2.1 and uploaded to
wily-proposed, ie 4.2.0-11.13. We will continue to track 4.2 for
the remainder of the 15.10 cycle. As a reminder, we are approaching
Wily Kernel Freeze on Oct 8, ~2 weeks away. If there are any patches
which need to land for 15.10, please get them submitted soon. Following
the Kernel Freeze deadline, all patches are subject to our SRU policy.
—–
Important upcoming dates:

  • https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WilyWerewolf/ReleaseSchedule
    Thurs Oct 8 – Kernel Freeze (~2 weeks away)
    Thurs Oct 15 – Final Freeze (~3 weeks away)
    Thurs Oct 22 – 15.10 Release (~4 weeks away)



Status: CVE’s

The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kernel-cves.html



Status: Stable, Security, and Bugfix Kernel Updates – Precise/Trusty/lts-utopic/Vivid

Status for the main kernels, until today:

  • Precise – Verification & Testing
  • Trusty – Verification & Testing
  • lts-Utopic – Verification & Testing
  • Vivid – Verification & Testing

    Current opened tracking bugs details:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/kernel-sru-workflow.html
    For SRUs, SRU report is a good source of information:
  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/sru-report.html

    Schedule:

    cycle: 04-Sep through 26-Sep
    ====================================================================
    04-Sep Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
    06-Sep – 12-Sep Kernel prep week.
    13-Sep – 19-Sep Bug verification & Regression testing.
    20-Sep – 26-Sep Regression testing & Release to -updates.



Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

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Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – September 15, 2015

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20150915 Meeting Agenda



Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

Release metrics and incoming bug data can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kt-meeting.txt



Status: Wily Development Kernel

Our Wily kernel remains based on 4.2 final and is available in the
archive, ie. 4.2.0-7.7. We will continue to track 4.2 for
the remainder of the 15.10 cycle. As a reminder, we are approaching
Wily Kernel Freeze on Oct 8, ~3 weeks away. If there are any patches
which need to land for 15.10, please get them submitted soon. Following
the Kernel Freeze deadline, all patches are subject to our SRU policy.
—–
Important upcoming dates:

  • https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WilyWerewolf/ReleaseSchedule
    Thurs Sep 24 – Final Beta (~1 week away)
    Thurs Oct 8 – Kernel Freeze (~3 weeks away)
    Thurs Oct 15 – Final Freeze (~4 weeks away)
    Thurs Oct 22 – 15.10 Release (~5 weeks away)



Status: CVE’s

The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kernel-cves.html



Status: Stable, Security, and Bugfix Kernel Updates – Precise/Trusty/lts-utopic/Vivid

Status for the main kernels, until today:

  • Precise – Verification & Testing
  • Trusty – Verification & Testing
  • lts-Utopic – Verification & Testing
  • Vivid – Verification & Testing

    Current opened tracking bugs details:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/kernel-sru-workflow.html
    For SRUs, SRU report is a good source of information:
  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/sru-report.html

    Schedule:

    cycle: 04-Sep through 26-Sep
    ====================================================================
    04-Sep Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
    06-Sep – 12-Sep Kernel prep week.
    13-Sep – 19-Sep Bug verification & Regression testing.
    20-Sep – 26-Sep Regression testing & Release to -updates.



Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

No open discussion.

Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – September 08, 2015

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20150908 Meeting Agenda



Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

Release metrics and incoming bug data can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kt-meeting.txt
    That page is coming up blank, but it will be fixed today.



Status: Wily Development Kernel

We have rebased our Wily master branch to a 4.2 based kernel and have
upoaded to the archive, ie 4.2.0-7.7. We will continue to track 4.2 for
the remainder of the 15.10 cycle.
—–
Important upcoming dates:

  • https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WilyWerewolf/ReleaseSchedule
    Thurs Sep 24 – Final Beta (~2 weeks away)
    Thurs Oct 8 – Kernel Freeze (~4 weeks away)
    Thurs Oct 15 – Final Freeze (~5 weeks away)
    Thurs Oct 22 – 15.10 Release (~6 weeks away)



Status: CVE’s

The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kernel-cves.html



Status: Stable, Security, and Bugfix Kernel Updates – Precise/Trusty/lts-utopic/Vivid

Status for the main kernels, until today:

  • Precise – Kernel Build & Prep
  • Trusty – Kernel Build & Prep
  • lts-Utopic – Kernel Build & Prep
  • Vivid – Kernel Build & Prep

    Current opened tracking bugs details:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/kernel-sru-workflow.html
    For SRUs, SRU report is a good source of information:
  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/sru-report.html

    Schedule:

    cycle: 04-Sep through 26-Sep
    ====================================================================
    04-Sep Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
    06-Sep – 12-Sep Kernel prep week.
    13-Sep – 19-Sep Bug verification & Regression testing.
    20-Sep – 26-Sep Regression testing & Release to -updates.



Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

No open discussions.

Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – September 01, 2015

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20150901 Meeting Agenda



Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

Release metrics and incoming bug data can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kt-meeting.txt



Status: CVE’s

The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kernel-cves.html



Status: Stable, Security, and Bugfix Kernel Updates – Precise/Trusty/lts-utopic/Vivid

Status for the main kernels, until today:

  • Precise – Verification & Testing
  • Trusty – Verification & Testing
  • lts-Utopic – Verification & Testing
  • Vivid – Verification & Testing

    Current opened tracking bugs details:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/kernel-sru-workflow.html
    For SRUs, SRU report is a good source of information:
  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/sru-report.html

    Schedule:

    cycle: 16-Aug through 05-Sep
    ====================================================================
    14-Aug Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
    15-Aug – 22-Aug Kernel prep week.
    23-Aug – 29-Aug Bug verification & Regression testing.
    30-Aug – 05-Sep Regression testing & Release to -updates.



Status: Wily Development Kernel

We have rebased and uploaded Wily master-next branch to 4.2 final from upstream.
—–
Important upcoming dates:

  • https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WilyWerewolf/ReleaseSchedule
    Thurs Sep 24 – Final Beta (~3 weeks away)
    Thurs Oct 8 – Kernel Freeze (~5 weeks away)
    Thurs Oct 15 – Final Freeze (~6 weeks away)
    Thurs Oct 22 – 15.10 Release (~7 weeks away)



Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

No open discussion.

Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – August 25, 2015

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20150825 Meeting Agenda



Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

Release metrics and incoming bug data can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kt-meeting.txt



Status: CVE’s

The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kernel-cves.html



Status: Wily Development Kernel

We have rebased our Wily master-next branch to the latest upstream
v4.2-rc8 and uploaded to our ~canonical-kernel-team PPA. The fglrx DKMS
package is still failing to build with this latest kernel. We are
actively investigating to get this resolved.
—–
Important upcoming dates:

  • https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WilyWerewolf/ReleaseSchedule
    Thurs Aug 27 – Beta 1 (~2 days away)
    Thurs Sep 24 – Final Beta (~4 weeks away)
    Thurs Oct 8 – Kernel Freeze (~6 weeks away)
    Thurs Oct 15 – Final Freeze (~7 weeks away)
    Thurs Oct 22 – 15.10 Release (~8 weeks away)



Status: Stable, Security, and Bugfix Kernel Updates – Precise/Trusty/Utopic/Vivid

Status for the main kernels, until today:

  • Precise – Verification & Testing
  • Trusty – Verification & Testing
  • lts-Utopic – Verification & Testing
  • Vivid – Verification & Testing

    Current opened tracking bugs details:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/kernel-sru-workflow.html
    For SRUs, SRU report is a good source of information:
  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/sru-report.html

    Schedule:

    cycle: 16-Aug through 05-Sep
    ====================================================================
    14-Aug Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
    15-Aug – 22-Aug Kernel prep week.
    23-Aug – 29-Aug Bug verification & Regression testing.
    30-Aug – 05-Sep Regression testing & Release to -updates.



Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

No open discussion.

Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – August 11, 2015

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20150811 Meeting Agenda



Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

Release metrics and incoming bug data can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kt-meeting.txt



Status: Wily Development Kernel

We have rebased our Wily master-next branch to the latest upstream
v4.2-rc6 and uploaded to our ~canonical-kernel-team PPA. We are
still fixing up DKMS packages before we proceed uploading to the
archive.
—–
Important upcoming dates:

  • https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WilyWerewolf/ReleaseSchedule
    Thurs Aug 20 – Feature Freeze (~1 week away)
    Thurs Aug 27 – Beta 1 (~2 weeks away)
    Thurs Sep 24 – Fina Beta (~6 weeks away)



Status: CVE’s

The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kernel-cves.html



Status: Stable, Security, and Bugfix Kernel Updates – Precise/Trusty/Utopic/Vivid

Status for the main kernels, until today:

  • Precise – Verification & Testing
  • Trusty – Verification & Testing
  • lts-Utopic – Verification & Testing
  • Vivid – Verification & Testing

    Current opened tracking bugs details:

  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/kernel-sru-workflow.html
    For SRUs, SRU report is a good source of information:
  • http://kernel.ubuntu.com/sru/sru-report.html

    Schedule:

    cycle: 26-Jul through 15-Aug
    ====================================================================
    24-Jul Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
    26-Jul – 01-Aug Kernel prep week.
    02-Aug – 08-Aug Bug verification & Regression testing.
    09-Aug – 15-Aug Regression testing & Release to -updates.



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