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ARM Status

Q/omap4: a new Q/omap4 3.5 kernel was uploaded yesterday (3.5.0-208.14) and a new one that includes all the patches that went into tilt-3.4[1] after i
started my porting is being worked on.
Hopefully this new one (3.5.0-209.15 [2]) will be the last one before beta1,
and it should fix the hangs rsalveti experiences with pvr-omap4.
Source code is available here:;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/ti-omap4
[1]:;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/tilt-3.4, linux-release-2012-07..HEAD
rsalveti: ^

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-1 work items.

   apw    hardware-q-kernel-config-review    3 work item   
      hardware-q-kernel-delta-review    4 work items   
      hardware-q-kernel-misc    1 work item   
      desktop-q-clean-old-kernels    1 work item   
   cking    hardware-q-kernel-misc    1 work item   
   ogasawara    hardware-q-kernel-misc    4 work items   
   tgardner    hardware-q-kernel-misc    1 work item   

Status: Quantal Development Kernel

We’ve recently uploaded the 3.5.0-11.11 Quantal kernel to the release
pocket. This upload most notably provides a rebase to the v3.5.2
upstream stable release. This was also uploaded to the q-lts-backport
[1] 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.
Note that we are ~1 week away from Beta 1 Freeze. I intend to upload or
Beta-1 kernel no later than next Tues, Aug 28. If there are any patches
which need to land, send them to the Ubuntu kernel team mailing list
Important upcoming dates:

  • Thurs Aug 30 – Beta 1 Freeze (~1 week)
  • Thurs Sept 6 – Beta 1 (~2 weeks)

Status: CVE’s

== 2012-08-21 (weekly) ==
Currently we have 96 CVEs on our radar, with 2 CVE retired this week.
See the CVE matrix for the current list:
Overall the backlog has decreased slightly this week:

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

Here is the status for the main kernels, until today (August 21):

  • Hardy – Nothing in this cycle
  • Lucid – In Testing; 3 CVEs; (6 commits)
  • Natty – In Testing; 1 CVEs; (4 commits)
  • Oneiric – In Verification; 1 CVEs; 2 upstream stable release(s); (98 commits)
  • Precise – In Verification; 0 CVEs; 3 upstream stable release(s); (166 commits)

    Current opened tracking bugs details:


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


    Future stable cadence cycles:


    The week of Sept. 6 is the week the last Natty kernel will be built.

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