Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.


2010-19-01 Meeting Agenda

Outstanding actions from last meeting

  1. amitk to meet with keybuk on automated boot tests.
    Noting to add, continuing this to the next meeting.

Lucid Release Status: Bugs

Release Meeting Bugs (1 bug, 3 blueprints)
Alpha 3 Milestoned Bugs (29 bugs)

Release Targeted Bugs (97 bugs)

Lucid Release Status: Milestoned Features

Milestoned Features

Lucid Release Status: Bugs with patches attached

In collaboration with the community team, it was thought that bugs with patches attached would be a good target for issues which we could likely fix quickly and therefore close. It was requested we add this info to our weekly

Blueprints: kernel-lucid-bug-handling

Going to work on completing some of ogasawara’s work items this week. For ex detect staging drivers. We will also be getting our arsenal scripts into shape and running more regularly.

Blueprints: kernel-lucid-review-of-ubuntu-delta

Nothing new to report.

Blueprints: kerne-lucid-kernel-config-review

We are going to review whether we should have all sub-systems builtin rather than as modules now that module probing is faster. As a specific example we have just pulled out bluetooth as it will shortly be included in compat-

Blueprints: kernel-lucid-kms

Lots of work on i915 leading to us switching i915.powersave=0 by default as we are seeing nasty twitching and blanking issues, as well as some suspend hangs.

Blueprints: kernel-lucid-suspend-resume

Nothing new to report there

Blueprints: kernel-lucid-apparmor-development

Upstream AppArmor update incoming today, just cleaning up some commit messages. The kernel side of policy optimizations is done, should have user side dfa minimization in by the end of the week. If there is time the table pa

Fixed regression Bug #507069

Debugging dfa optimization. dfa optimization isn’t tweeked yet but is giving about 40% size savings and 50% speedup.

Blueprints: kernel-lucid-boot-performance

We have regressed some since we gained plymouth in the initramfs. Not sure if that is its final resting place yet, need to confirm with keybuk as to plan going forward

Other Release Tasks: Lucid Audio Support

Nothing new to report here.

Other Release Tasks: Lucid Better Power Mgt

Nothing new to report here.

Other Release Tasks: EC2 Lucid Kernel Status

jjohansen is finishing an update to EC2 toadya and will include the missing patches directory.

Status: Lucid

Be aware a bunch of work items have appeared out of the woodwork. It seems that we were losing some foreign items in the burndown charts. I will be reviewing those once the new charts are up and running correctly and will tr

Security & Bugfix Kernels

Dapper 2.6.15-55.81 (security)
Hardy 2.6.24-26.64 (security)
2.6.24-26.35 (proposed)[40] 0/ 1 verifications done
2.6.24-26.44 (proposed)[40] 0/ 1 verifications done
Intrepid 2.6.27-16.44 (security)
Jaunty 2.6.28-17.58 (security)
Karmic 2.6.31-18.55 (proposed)[11] 4/12 verifications done
2.6.31-18-20 (proposed)[11] 0/ 2 verifications done

There is work going on for a security update on the kernel and on updating the Karmic kernel to We are now also get close to the cutoff date for Karmic SRU patches to the kernel. If there are upstream patche

Incoming Bugs: Regressions

Current regression stats (broken down by release):

regression-potential (up 5)

regression-update (up 2)

regression-release (up 2)

regression-proposed (no change)

Incoming Bugs: Bug day report

Just a gentle reminder if you have a few spare cycles today:

Open Discussion or Questions

The entire kernel team extends a warm welcome to Jeremy Foshee (JFo) our new Kernel Bug Triager.