Meeting Minutes

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20130312 Meeting Agenda

ARM Status

R/master: nothing new this week.
R/omap4: verified that pvr-omap4 doesn’t work with our multiplatform 3.8 kernel,
i’m waiting input if we can drop the omap4 dekstop image.
R/nexus7: ported overlayfs from P (lp1076317) – awaiting testing from a
brave soul since my nexus7 is borked ATM (lp1126836).

Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

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


Milestone Targeted Work Items

The above summarizes the remaining work items owned by individuals on
our team for the rest of the 13.04 cycle.

   apw    hardware-r-kernel-config-review    1 work item   
      hardware-r-delta-review    3 work items   
      foundations-r-secure-boot    1 work item   
      foundations-r-aarch64    1 work item   
      foundations-r-upstart-user-session-enhancements    1 work item   
   ogasawara    hardware-r-kernel-config-review    3 work items   
      hardware-r-kernel-version-and-flavors    2 work items   
      hardware-r-arm-kernel-maintenance    1 work item   
      hardware-r-kernel-misc    1 work item   
   ppisati    hardware-r-kernel-config-review    1 work item   
   rtg    hardware-r-delta-review    1 work item   

Status: Raring Development Kernel

Since our last meeting 2 weeks ago, we have rebased to the latest v3.8.2
upstream stable kernel. We’ve also added Haswell ULT NFC, I2C, SPI, and
SATA RTD3 support, USB3 port power off capability, prime support for
nouveau and radeon, and other misc config updates and bug fixes.
Important upcoming dates:

  • Raring:

    • Thurs Mar 21 – 13.04 Final Beta Freeze (~2 weeks)
    • Thurs Mar 28 – 13.04 Final Beta Release (~3 weeks)

Status: CVE’s

== 2013-03-12 (weekly) ==
Currently we have 46 CVEs on our radar, with 10 CVEs added and 1 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 – Quantal/Precise/Oneiric/Lucid/Hardy

Status for the main kernels, until tiday (Feb. 26):

  • Hardy – Nothing this cycle
  • Lucid – In Prep; (2 commits)
  • Oneiric – In Prep; 4 upstream releases; (68 commits)
  • Precise – In Prep; 2 upstream releases; (197 commits)
  • Quantal – In Prep; 2 upstream releases; (175 commits)
    Due to a regression, the Quantal kernel and it’s derivatives have been
    Current opened tracking bugs details:
    For SRUs, SRU report is a good source of information:
    Future stable cadence cycles:
    (bjf> >)
    (bjf> >) Note: The week of March 21 is the week the last Hardy and Oneiric kernels may be built.
    (bjf> >)

Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

Welcome back to the Kernel team, kamal!