Archive for December, 2012

Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – Dec 11, 2012

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20121211 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    9 work items   
      hardware-r-kernel-misc    3 work items   
      foundations-r-secure-boot    1 work item   
      desktop-r-clean-old-kernels    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   
   rtg    hardware-r-kernel-config-review    1 work item   


Status: Raring Development Kernel

We have recently rebased the Raring kernel to upstream v3.7 final and
uploaded.
Important upcoming dates:

  • Tues Dec 18 – 13.04 Month 2 Milestone (1 week)
  • Thur Dec 27 – 12.04.2 Kernel Source Freeze (~2 weeks)


Status: CVE’s

Currently we have 29 CVEs on our radar, with 0 CVE added and 3 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 – Quantal/Precise/Oneiric/Lucid/Hardy

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

  • Hardy – Released; 1 CVEs; (1 commits)
  • Lucid – Released; 1 CVEs; (1 commits)
  • Oneiric – In Verification; 1 CVEs; 2 upstream stable release(s); (78 commits)
  • Precise – In Verification; 1 CVEs; 1 upstream stable release(s); (87 commits)
  • Quantal – In Preparation; 1 CVEs; 1 upstream stable release(s); (309 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

The next meeting is scheduled for after the New Year on Tuesday, January 8th 2013.

Leann Ogasawara

[Raring] linux kernel 3.7.0-6.14 uploaded (ABI Bump)

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

* Rebase to upstream final v3.7
* Re-enable build of dm-raid45
* tools: hv: Netlink source address validation allows DoS (LP: #1084777)
* Improved kernel config annotations for Ubuntu kernel config review
* SAUCE: ACPICA: Fix ACPI mutex object allocation memory leak on error
* SAUCE: drm: Fix possible EDID memory allocation oops
* SAUCE: ttm: Fix possible _manager memory allocation oops
* SAUCE: iwlwifi: iwlagn_request_scan: Fix check for priv->scan_request
* SAUCE: i915: intel_set_mode: Reduce stack allocation from 500 bytes to2 pointers

The full changelog can be seen at:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/3.7.0-6.14

Leann Ogasawara

[Raring] linux kernel 3.7.0-5.13 uploaded (ABI Bump)

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

* Rebase to v3.7-rc8
* Revert “VFS: don’t do protected {sym,hard}links by default” (LP: #1084192)
* Simplified locking patches for fsnotify (LP: #922906)
* Misc config updates

The full changelog can be seen at:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/3.7.0-5.13

Joseph Salisbury

Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – Dec 4, 2012

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20121204 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

jsalisbury: meep, 2secs

   apw    hardware-r-kernel-config-review    12 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-rc8. We
plan to upload today.
Important upcoming dates:

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


Status: CVE’s

Currently we have 29 CVEs on our radar, with 1 CVE added and 0 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 – Quantal/Precise/Oneiric/Lucid/Hardy

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

  • Hardy – In Preparation; 1 CVEs; (1 commits)
  • Lucid – In Preparation; 1 CVEs; (1 commits)
  • Oneiric – In Preparation; 1 CVEs; 2 upstream stable release(s); (78 commits)
  • Precise – In Preparation; 1 CVEs; 1 upstream stable release(s); (87 commits)
  • Quantal – In Preparation; 1 CVEs; 1 upstream stable release(s); (308 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 discussion.