Archive for September, 2012

Leann Ogasawara

[Quantal] linux kernel 3.5.0-16.25 uploaded

We have uploaded a new Quantal linux kernel to quantal-proposed. The most notable changes are as follows:

* Updates to the igb driver (LP: #1058188)
* Updates to the e1000/e1000e driver (LP: #1058219)
* Fixes for eDP panel on Macbook Pro Retina (LP: #1058088)
* revert ‘[Config] enable CONFIG_X86_X32=y’ (LP: #1041883)
* sched: Fix migration thread runtime bogosity (LP: #1057593)
* ACER: Add support for accelerometer sensor (LP: #1055433)
* HID: ntrig: change default value of logical/physical width/height to 1 (LP: #1044248)
* input: Cypress PS/2 Trackpad fix multi-source, double-click (LP: #1055788)

The full changelog can be seen at:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/3.5.0-16.25

Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – Sep 25, 2012

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20120925 Meeting Agenda


ARM Status

Q/omap4: a new Q/omap4 3.5 kernel is out (3.5.0-211.18) and it contains:

  • fixes for /dev/rtc
  • an updated kernel rebased on Ubuntu-3.5.0-15.22
    /dev/rtc was the last item on my todo list: we are feature complete and
    work is concentrating on squashing bugs and closing tickets from now on.


Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

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

http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/reports/kt-meeting.txt


Milestone Targeted Work Items

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

   apw    hardware-q-kernel-config-review    3 work item   
      hardware-q-kernel-delta-review    2 work items   
      hardware-q-kernel-misc    1 work item   
   ogasawara    hardware-q-kernel-misc    1 work item   


Status: Quantal Development Kernel

We have uploaded the 3.5.0-15.23 Quantal kernel. This upload most
notably reverts some problematic i915 backlight patches. This is the
kernel which we intend to ship with Beta-2. This has also been 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.
[1] https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-x-swat/+archive/q-lts-backport
Important upcoming dates:

  • Thurs Sept 27 – Beta 2 (~2 days)
  • Thurs Oct 4 – Kernel Freeze (~1 week)
  • Thurs Oct 9 – Final Freeze (~2 weeks)
  • Thurs Oct 18 – 12.10 Final (~3 weeks)


Status: CVE’s

== 2012-09-25 (weekly) ==
Currently we have 42 CVEs on our radar, with 1 CVE retired this week.

See the CVE matrix for the current list:

  • http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/cve/pkg/ALL-linux.html

    Overall the backlog has decreased slightly this week:

  • http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/status/cve-metrics.txt

  • http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/cve/pkg/CVE-linux.txt


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

Here is the status for the main kernels, until today (September 25):

  • Hardy – In Preparation; 1 CVEs; (1 commits)
  • Lucid – In Preparation; 3 CVEs; (12 commits)
  • Oneiric – In Preparation; 2 CVEs; 1 upstream stable release(s); (54 commits)
  • Precise – In Preparation; 1 CVEs; 2 upstream stable release(s); (234 commits)
    Current opened tracking bugs details:
  • http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/reports/kernel-sru-workflow.html

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

  • http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/reports/sru-report.html

    Future stable cadence cycles:

  • https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QuantalQuetzal/ReleaseInterlock


Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

No open discussion.

Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – Sep 18, 2012

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20120918 Meeting Agenda


ARM Status

Q/omap4: a new Q/omap4 3.5 kernel is out (3.5.0-210.16) and it contains:

  • fixes for the video/unity flicker bug
  • an updated kernel based on Ubuntu-3.5.0-14.16
    Working on restoring rtc/mfd_palmas functionalities at the moment.


Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

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

http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/reports/kt-meeting.txt


Milestone Targeted Work Items

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

   apw    hardware-q-kernel-config-review    3 work item   
      hardware-q-kernel-delta-review    3 work items   
      hardware-q-kernel-misc    1 work item   
   ogasawara    hardware-q-kernel-misc    4 work items   


Status: Quantal Development Kernel

We have uploaded the 3.5.0-15.20 Quantal kernel. This upload most
notably contains an update to the v3.5.4 upstream stable kernel,
eCryptfs bug fixes, and haswell graphics support patches. This has also
been 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.
[1] https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-x-swat/+archive/q-lts-backport
Important upcoming dates:

  • Thurs Sept 20 – Beta 2 Freeze (~2 days)
  • Thurs Sept 27 – Beta 2 (~1 week)
  • Thurs Oct 4 – Kernel Freeze (~2 weeks)


Status: CVE’s

== 2012-09-18 (weekly) ==
Currently we have 76 CVEs on our radar, with 1 CVE added this week.
See the CVE matrix for the current list:

  • http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/cve/pkg/ALL-linux.html

    Overall the backlog has decreased slightly this week:

  • http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/status/cve-metrics.txt

  • http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/cve/pkg/CVE-linux.txt


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

Here is the status for the main kernels, until today (September 18):

  • Hardy – Nothing in this cycle
  • Lucid – In -updates; 3 CVEs; (9 commits)
  • Natty – In -updates; 4 CVEs; (9 commits)
  • Oneiric – In -updates; 2 CVEs; 2 upstream stable release(s); (67 commits)
  • Precise – In Testing; 2 CVEs; 1 upstream stable release(s); (66 commits)
    Current opened tracking bugs details:
  • http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/reports/kernel-sru-workflow.html

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

  • http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/reports/sru-report.html

    Future stable cadence cycles:

  • https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QuantalQuetzal/ReleaseInterlock

    NOTE: this is the *last* Natty kernel being built.


Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

The Quantal will stay on v3.5 and not be rebased to v3.6.

Leann Ogasawara

[Quantal] linux kernel 3.5.0-15.20 uploaded (ABI Bump)

We have uploaded a new Quantal linux kernel to quantal-proposed. Please note the ABI Bump. The most notable changes are as follows:

* Rebase to upstream stable v3.5.4
* Enable CONFIG_HID_BATTERY_STRENGTH=y (LP: #1003090)
* eCryptfs: Copy up attributes of the lower target inode after rename (LP: #561129)
* eCryptfs: Write out all dirty pages just before releasing the lower file (LP: #1047261)
* eCryptfs: Call lower ->flush() from ecryptfs_flush() (LP: #1047261)
* af_netlink: force credentials passing [CVE-2012-3520] (LP: #1052097)
* drm/i915: clarify IBX dp workaround (LP: #1011440)

The full changelog can be seen at:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/3.5.0-15.20

Leann Ogasawara

[Quantal] linux kernel 3.5.0-14.18 uploaded

We have uploaded a new Quantal linux kernel to quantal-proposed. The most notable change is as follows:

* Add ‘used’ to the video_cards structure attributes (LP:1049650)

The full changelog can be seen at:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/3.5.0-14.18

Leann Ogasawara

[Quantal] linux kernel 3.5.0-14.17 uploaded

We have uploaded a new Quantal linux kernel to quantal-proposed. The most notable changes are as follows:

* Intel xhci: Only switch the switchable ports (LP: #1034814)
* Force a rebuild against a new binutils

The full changelog can be seen at:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/3.5.0-14.17

Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – Sep 11, 2012

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20120912 Meeting Agenda


ARM Status

No update this week.


Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

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

http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/reports/kt-meeting.txt


Milestone Targeted Work Items

http://status.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-quantal/canonical-kernel-distro-team-ubuntu-12.10-beta-2.html

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

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


Status: Quantal Development Kernel

We have uploaded the 3.5.0-14.16 Quantal kernel. This upload contains
updates for the mei driver, resolves misc touchpad regressions, and
includes misc bug fixes for the apple-gmux driver. This will also be
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.
[1] https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-x-swat/+archive/q-lts-backport
Important upcoming dates:

  • Thurs Sept 20 – Beta 2 Freeze (~1 week)
  • Thurs Sept 27 – Beta 2 (~2 weeks)


Status: CVE’s

== 2012-09-11 (weekly) ==
Currently we have 75 CVEs on our radar, with two CVEs added and two CVEs retired this week.
See the CVE matrix for the current list:

http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/cve/pkg/ALL-linux.html

Overall the backlog has decreased slightly this week:

http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/status/cve-metrics.txt

http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/cve/pkg/CVE-linux.txt


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

Here is the status for the main kernels, until today (September 11):

  • Hardy – Nothing in this cycle
  • Lucid – In Testing; 3 CVEs; (9 commits)
  • Natty – In Testing; 4 CVEs; (9 commits)
  • Oneiric – In Testing; 2 CVEs; 2 upstream stable release(s); (67 commits)
  • Precise – In Verification; 2 CVEs; 1 upstream stable release(s); (66 commits)
    Current opened tracking bugs details:
  • http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/reports/kernel-sru-workflow.html

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

  • http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/reports/sru-report.html

    Future stable cadence cycles:

  • https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QuantalQuetzal/ReleaseInterlock

    NOTE: this is the *last* Natty kernel being built.


Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

No open discussions.

Leann Ogasawara

[Quantal] linux kernel 3.5.0-14.16 uploaded

We have uploaded a new Quantal linux kernel to quantal-proposed. The most notable changes are as follows:

* apple-gmux: Fix index read functions
* input: Cypress PS/2 Trackpad move PSMOUSE_CYPRESS enum (LP: #1041594)
* input: synaptics – Adjust threshold for treating position values as negative (LP: #1046512)
* mei driver updates

The full changelog can be seen at:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/3.5.0-14.16

Leann Ogasawara

[Quantal] linux kernel 3.5.0-14.15 uploaded (ABI Bump)

We have uploaded a new Quantal linux kernel to quantal-proposed. Please note the ABI Bump. The most notable changes are as follows:

* Upstream audio bug fixes from v3.6 (LP: #1018262, #1040077, #1034779, #1021192, #1006089, #996611, #997227, #1038651)
* fs: d_revalidate methods may be passed a NULL nameidata (LP: #1038075)
* drm/vmwgfx: add MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE so vmwgfx loads at boot (LP: #1039157)
* Enable CONFIG_DEVPTS_MULTIPLE_INSTANCES for highbank (LP: #1038259)
* wlcore: Declare MODULE_FIRMWARE usage (LP: #1042918)
* Input: wacom – add support to Cintiq 22HD (LP: #1043733)
* asus-nb-wmi: add some video toggle keys (LP: #1022427)

The full changelog can be seen at:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/3.5.0-14.15

Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – Sep 4, 2012

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20120904 Meeting Agenda


ARM Status

No update this week.


Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

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

http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/reports/kt-meeting.txt


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    3 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

Last week we uploaded the 3.5.0-13.14 Quantal kernel. This upload
contained some bug fixes which we felt we important for the Beta-1
milestone. 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.
[1] https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-x-swat/+archive/q-lts-backport
Note that we are 2 days away from Beta-1. I do not foresee any further
uploads before Thursday. At this point in time, any fixes will be
re-targetted towards the Beta-2 milestone.
Important upcoming dates:

  • Thurs Sept 6 – Beta 1 (~2 days)
  • Thurs Sept 20 – Beta 2 (~2 weeks)
  • Thurs Sept 27 – Beta 2 (~3 weeks)


Status: CVE’s

== 2012-09-04 (weekly) ==
Currently we have 75 CVEs on our radar, with no added and two CVEs retired this week.
See the CVE matrix for the current list:

http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/cve/pkg/ALL-linux.html

Overall the backlog has decreased slightly this week:

http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/status/cve-metrics.txt

http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/cve/pkg/CVE-linux.txt


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

Here is the status for the main kernels, until today (September 04):

  • Hardy – Nothing in this cycle
  • Lucid – In Preparation; 2 CVEs; (7 commits)
  • Natty – In Preparation; 3 CVEs; (8 commits)
  • Oneiric – In Preparation; 2 CVEs; 2 upstream stable release(s); (67 commits)
  • Precise – In Preparation; 2 CVEs; 1 upstream stable release(s); (62 commits)

    Current opened tracking bugs details:

  • http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/reports/kernel-sru-workflow.html

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

  • http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/reports/sru-report.html

    Future stable cadence cycles:

  • https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QuantalQuetzal/ReleaseInterlock

    NOTE: this is the *last* Natty kernel being built.


Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

No discussion.