Archive for March, 2012

Leann Ogasawara

[Precise] linux kernel 3.2.0-18.29 uploaded

We have uploaded a new Precise linux kernel. The most notable changes are as follows:

* Add Apple gmux device driver
* Security fix for CVE-2012-1097
* Add id for Atom Cedar Trail HDMI codec
* ata_piix: defer disks to the Hyper-V drivers by default
* drm: give up on edid retries when i2c bus is not responding

The full changelog can be seen at:

Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – March 06, 2012

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.


20120306 Meeting Agenda

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 link:

Milestone Targeted Work Items

If your name is in the above table, please review your Beta-2 work

   apw    hardware-p-kernel-boot    4 work items   
      hardware-p-kernel-config-review    6 work items   
      hardware-p-kernel-delta-review    3 work items   

Blueprint: hardware-p-kernel-power-management

nothing new to report this week

Status: Precise Development Kernel

We uploaded the 3.2.0-18.28 kernel last Friday. The most notable
changes are a rebase to v3.2.9, updated AppArmor patches, clickpad
detection support, and re-enablement of AUFS. We also uploaded the
first instance of linux-backports-modules-3.2.0 which contains an
updated v3.3 compat-wireless stack.
Note that Beta-2 is approaching. We will be preparing our final Beta-2
kernel by the end of next week. Please submit any patches which need to
land for this milestone.
Important upcoming dates:

  • Thurs Mar 22 – Beta-2 Freeze (~2 weeks)
  • Thurs Mar 29 – Beta-2 (~3 weeks)

Status: CVE’s

Currently we have 75 CVEs on our radar, one new CVE was added this week.
See the CVE matrix for the current list:

Overall the backlog is broadly unchanged this week:

Status: Stable, Security, and Bugfix Kernel Updates – Oneiric/Natty/Maverick/Lucid/Hardy

Here is the status for the main kernels, until today (Mar. 06):

  • Hardy – 2.6.24-31.100 – A single CVE.
  • Lucid – 2.6.32-40.87 – CVEs, eCryptfs, NFSv4, block, and other misc. fixes.
  • Maverick – 2.6.35-32.67 – A single CVE.
  • Natty – 2.6.38-13.57 – CVEs, eCryptfs and some other fixes.
  • Oneiric – 3.0.0-16.29 – CVEs and 3 stable upstream releases.

    Current opened tracking bugs details:


    For SRUs, SRU report is a good source of information:


    Future stable cadence cycles:


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Leann Ogasawara

[Precise] linux kernel 3.2.0-18.28 uploaded (ABI Bump)

We have uploaded a new Precise linux kernel. Please note the ABI bump. The most notable changes are as follows:

* Rebase to v3.2.9 upstream stable
* AUFS re-enabled
* AppArmor updates
* Support for clickpad detection
* Support for Lynx Point devices
* Misc powerpc config updates

The full changelog can be seen at: