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20130618 Meeting Agenda


ARM Status

Q/master: lp1176977 (“XFS instability on armhf under load”) – passed all xfs
tests (tested both on arm and x86), but there’s still one patch missing (and
waiting to enter linux-next for 3.11).
*/highbank: lp1182637(“cpu_offlining fails to run on ARM”) – indeed, it was a
firmware issue: updating the node to the last available firmware, made cpu
hotplugging work – lp1185669 (“CPU cores offline and can’t be brought back up on
ARM Server card”) is probably a dup.
R/master: lp1171582(“hvc0 getty causes random hangs”), seems like i can detect
the presence of a jtag console (DBGAUTHSTATUS NSNE bit) and thus attach or not
the xen console to it, i’ll give it a try.


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    client-1303-power-consumption-testing    1 work item   
      foundations-1305-arm64-bringup    1 work item   
   ogasawara    foundations-1305-kernel    1 work item   
      mobile-power-management    1 work item   
   sforshee    foundations-1303-phablet-kernel-maintenance    1 work item   
   smb    servercloud-s-virtstack    1 work item   


Status: Saucy Development Kernel

Our Saucy unstable branch has been rebased to the latest v3.10-rc6
upstream kernel. We unfortunately have still not uploaded yet. We are
still awaiting fixups for a few DKMS packages. We hope to upload by EOW
or early next week. In the mean time we have gone ahead and rebased our
Saucy master branch to the recent v3.9.6 upstream stable kernel and
uploaded.
For our phablet kernels we have been investigating some kernel size
constraints and the modules which we have enabled and built in.
Important upcoming dates:
Thurs June 27 – Alpha 1 (opt in)


Status: CVE’s

== 2013-06-18 (7 days) ==
Currently we have 62 CVEs on our radar, with 3 CVEs added and 2 CVEs retired in the last week.
See the CVE matrix for the current list:

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

    Overall the backlog has increased 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 – Raring/Quantal/Precise/Lucid/Hardy

Status for the main kernels, until today (Jun. 18):

  • Lucid – Beginning prep;
  • Precise – Beginning prep;
  • Quantal – Beginning prep;
  • Raring – Beginning prep;
    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


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