Meeting Minutes

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20130423 Meeting Agenda

ARM Status

R/master: fixed lp1169956 (“highbank: reboot doesn’t work reliably”), working
on lp1171582(“[highbank] hvc0 getty causes random hangs”) now.

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 for the 13.04 cycle. None
are critical for the 13.04 release and some of the mobile/phablet
related items will roll forward to 13.10.

   apw    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    1 work item   
      mobile-power-management    1 work item   
   sforshee    foundations-1303-phablet-kernel-maintenance    1 work item   

Status: Raring Development Kernel

We are 2 days from 13.04’s release. All kernel patches submitted must
adhere to our SRU policy. Only critical bug fixes necessary for the
13.04 release will warrant an upload at this time. There are currently
no plans for a 0-day SRU kernel either.

Important upcoming dates:

  • Thurs Apr 25 – Ubuntu 13.04 Final (2 days)

Status: CVE’s

== 2013-04-23 (weekly) ==
Currently we have 81 CVEs on our radar, with 18 CVEs added 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

  • Lucid – In Verification; (14 commits)
  • Precise – In Verification; 2 upstream releases; (170 commits)
  • Quantal – In Verification; 2 upstream releases; (225 commits)
    Precise and Quantal had multiple regressions during verification.
    One regression has been isolated to an i915 patch which has been reverted
    The other is almost completely bisected.
    When complete, Precise and Quantal will be respun.
    Current opened tracking bugs details:
    For SRUs, SRU report is a good source of information:
    Future stable cadence cycles:

Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

There was a question about what’s going on the arm side.
The question was rather open ended, so further discussion was moved to #ubuntu-kernel.
The following patch was also discussed:
It was requested that a bug is opened, and a SRU request can be submitted.