Archive for November, 2012

Leann Ogasawara

[Raring] linux kernel 3.7.0-4.12 uploaded (ABI Bump)

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

* Rebase to v3.7-rc7
* Fix periodic build failures on N-way machines
* Add an autopkgtest rebuild test
* Misc firmware cleanup

The full changelog can be seen at:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/3.7.0-4.12

Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – Nov 27, 2012

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20121127 Meeting Agenda


ARM Status

nothing to report 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

   apw    hardware-r-kernel-config-review    12 work items   
      hardware-r-kernel-delta-review    2 work items   
      hardware-r-kernel-misc    3 work items   
      foundations-r-secure-boot    2 work items   
      desktop-r-clean-old-kernels    1 work item   
   cking    hardware-r-kernel-config-review    1 work item   
   ogasawara    hardware-r-kernel-config-review    2 work items   
      hardware-r-arm-power-measurement    1 work item   
   ppisati    hardware-r-kernel-config-review    1 work item   
      hardware-r-kernel-version-and-flavors    2 work items   
   sconklin    hardware-r-arm-power-measurement    3 work items   
   smb    hardware-r-kernel-delta-review    1 work item   
   rtg    foundations-r-secure-boot    1 work item   


Status: Raring Development Kernel

We have recently rebased the raring kernel to upstream v3.7-rc7. We
plan to upload today.
Important upcoming dates:

  • Tues Dec 18 – 13.04 Month 2 Milestone – (~3 weeks)


Status: CVE’s

Currently we have 28 CVEs on our radar, with 0 CVE added and 2 CVE retired since last meeting.
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 – Quantal/Precise/Oneiric/Lucid/Hardy

Here is the status for the main kernels, until today (November 27):

  • Hardy – In Testing; 1 CVEs; (1 commits)
  • Lucid – In Testing; 1 CVEs; (2 commits)
  • Oneiric – In Testing; 2 CVEs; 6 upstream stable release(s); (200 commits)
  • Precise – In Testing; 2 CVEs; 2 upstream stable release(s); (253 commits)
  • Quantal – In Testing; 2 CVEs; (11 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/RaringRingtail/ReleaseInterlock


Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

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Leann Ogasawara

[Raring] linux kernel 3.7.0-3.9 uploaded (ABI Bump)

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

* Rebase to upstream v3.7-rc6
* xen/netfront: handle compound page fragments on transmit (LP: #1078926)
* seccomp: forcing auditing of kill condition (LP: #1079469)
* Add nfsv3 to nfs-modules udeb
* SND_OMAP_SOC*=y (LP: #1019321)
* Enable CONFIG_X86_CPUFREQ_NFORCE2=y (LP: #1079900)
* MIsc firmware cleanup

The full changelog can be seen at:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/3.7.0-3.9

Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – Nov 20, 2012

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20121120 Meeting Agenda


ARM Status

nothing to report 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

   apw    hardware-r-kernel-config-review    12 work items   
      hardware-r-kernel-delta-review    2 work items   
   cking    hardware-r-kernel-config-review    1 work item   
   ogasawara    hardware-r-kernel-config-review    4 work items   
      hardware-r-arm-power-measurement    2 work items   
   ppisati    hardware-r-kernel-config-review    1 work item   
      hardware-r-kernel-version-and-flavors    1 work item   
   sconklin    hardware-r-arm-power-measurement    3 work items   
   smb    hardware-r-kernel-delta-review    1 work item   


Status: Raring Development Kernel

We have recently rebased the raring kernel to upstream v3.7-rc6. I plan
to prep an upload by EOD.
Important upcoming dates:

  • Tues Dec 18 – 13.04 Month 2 Milestone – (~4 weeks)


Status: CVE’s

== 2012-11-20 (weekly) ==
Currently we have 28 CVEs on our radar, with 2 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

    (for henrix)


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

Here is the status for the main kernels, until today (November 20):

  • Hardy – In Testing; 1 CVE; (1 commit)
  • Lucid – In Testing; 1 CVE; (2 commits)
  • Oneiric – Previous cycle released, except for ti-omap4 derivative,
    waiting on regression-testing.
    – In Testing (current cycle); 2 CVEs; 6 upstream updates;
    3 SRUs; 200 commits. Derivatives: lts-backport also on
    testing, ti-omap4 waiting on previous cycle update to be
    uploaded
  • Precise – Previous cycle released, except for ti-omap4/armadaxp
    derivatives, waiting on regression-testing.
    – In Verification (current cycle); 1 CVE; 2 upstream updates;
    8 SRUs; 253 commits. Derivatives: ti-omap4/armadaxp waiting
    on previous cycle update, lowlatency not started on yet.
  • Quantal – In Verification; 2 CVEs; 7 SRUs; 11 commits.
    Derivatives: lts-quantal also in verification. ti-omap4
    waiting copy to proposed; lowlatency not started on yet;
    armadaxp not started on yet, and waiting on previous cycle
    in regression-testing.
    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/RaringRingtail/ReleaseInterlock


Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

No discussions.

Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – Nov 13, 2012

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20121113 Meeting Agenda


ARM Status

nothing new 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

That link acutally displays no work items as the new tracking checkpoints have just been created. I’ll get our blueprints updated. Expect an itemized list in next week’s meeting. For now, I’d suggest looking at:

  • http://status.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-raring/canonical-kernel-distro-team.html


Status: Raring Development Kernel

Last week we uploaded the first v3.7-rc4 based Raring kernel to the archive. It is currently sitting in raring-proposed. We have also just rebased our raring tree to upstream v3.7-rc5.
Important upcoming dates:

  • 13.04 Month 1 Checkpoint – ??? (release schedule has not been updated)


Status: CVE’s

Currently we have 26 CVEs on our radar, with 3 CVE added and 1 CVE retired since last meeting.
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 – Quantal/Precise/Oneiric/Lucid/Hardy

Here is the status for the main kernels, until today (November 13):

  • Hardy – In Preparation; 1 CVEs; (1 commits)
  • Lucid – In Preparation; 1 CVEs; (2 commits)
  • Oneiric – In Testing, security signoff (from previous cycle)
    – In Preparation (current cycle); 2 CVEs; 6 upstream stable release(s); (200 commits)
  • Precise – In Testing, security signoff (from previous cycle)
    – In Preparation; 2 CVEs; 2 upstream stable release(s); (253 commits)
  • Quantal – In Preparation; 2 CVEs; (11 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/RaringRingtail/ReleaseInterlock


Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

No open discussions.