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Joseph Salisbury

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


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

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Leann Ogasawara

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

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Leann Ogasawara

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

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Joseph Salisbury

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.

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Leann Ogasawara

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

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Joseph Salisbury

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

No Discussion.

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Leann Ogasawara

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

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Joseph Salisbury

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.

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Joseph Salisbury

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.

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Joseph Salisbury

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20121016 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


Status: Quantal Development Kernel

With 12.10 scheduled to release this Thurs Oct 18, we do not foresee any
critical kernel bugs which would warrant an upload and require a respin
of images. All patches currently queued will be available in the first
kernel SRU following 12.10′s release. Some of these queued patches
include the v3.5.6 and v3.5.7 upstream stable patch sets as well as
additional misc bug fixes.
Important upcoming dates:

  • Thurs Oct 18 – 12.10 Final (2 days!)
  • UDS-R – Oct 29 – Nov 1


Status: CVE’s

== 2012-10-16 (weekly) ==

Currently we have 36 CVEs on our radar, with 1 CVE added and 1 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


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

Here is the status for the main kernels, until today (October 16):

  • Hardy – Nothing in this cycle
  • Lucid – In Preparation; 0 CVEs; 1 upstream stable release(s); (156 commits)
  • Oneiric – In Preparation; 0 CVEs; 2 upstream stable release(s); (156 commits)
  • Precise – In Preparation; 0 CVEs; 1 upstream stable release(s); (115 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/QuantalQuetzal/ReleaseInterlock


Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

The following two meetings will be cancelled due to UDS.

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Joseph Salisbury

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20121009 Meeting Agenda


ARM Status

Q/omap4: nothing new to report this week.
Q/master-next: patches were submitted to fix the usb bus on omap3 boards (see lp 1061599 for more info).


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

I am now the proud owner of all remaining work items. I’ll be sure to
close these out asap.
This item will be removed from our agenda for the remaining meetings this release.

   ogasawara    hardware-q-kernel-misc    2 work item   
      hardware-q-kernel-version-and-flavors    2 work items   
      desktop-q-xorg-lts-updates    1 work item   


Status: Quantal Development Kernel

We have received a freeze exception and are planning to upload the
3.5.0-18.28 today. This will provide critical bug fixes for the 12.10
release. The bugs include:

  • 1063061 “please backport support for EFI vars ) 1KB”
  • 1061599 “beagle: omap3: usb is dead”
  • 1021471 “clone() hang when creating new network namespace”
  • 1030233 “not have bluetooth usb 0489:e046 Foxconn / Hon Hai”
  • 717970 “After sleep, key presses get lost and trackpad is jittery”
    As a reminder, because we are in kernel freeze, all patches are subject
    to the SRU policy and only critical bug fixes will warrent an upload.
    Non critical bug fixes and changes will be targetted to the first
    Quantal SRU kernel. As usual, all kernels will also get uploaded to the
    q-lts-backport [1] PPA to help facilitate testing of the 12.10 kernel in
    12.04. We welcome anyone to please install, test, and let us know your
    feedback.
    [1] https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-x-swat/+archive/q-lts-backport
    Important upcoming dates:
  • Tues Oct 9 – Final Freeze (today!)
  • Thurs Oct 11 – Release Candidate (~2days)
  • Thurs Oct 18 – 12.10 Final (~1 week)


Status: CVE’s

== 2012-10-09 (weekly) ==
Currently we have 39 CVEs on our radar, with one CVE added and one 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 – Precise/Oneiric/Natty/Lucid/Hardy

Here is the status for the main kernels, until today (October 09):

  • Hardy – In -updates; 1 CVEs; (1 commits)
  • Lucid – In Testing; 3 CVEs; (12 commits)
  • Oneiric – In Testing; 2 CVEs; 1 upstream stable release(s); (54 commits)
  • Precise – In Testing; 1 CVEs; 2 upstream stable release(s); (234 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/QuantalQuetzal/ReleaseInterlock


Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

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Leann Ogasawara

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

* Rebase to upstream stable v3.5.5 (LP: #1000424)
* Updated set of Highbank patches (LP: #1059432)
* Additional Haswell graphics support patches (LP: #1011440)
* Build in CONFIG_X86_PCC_CPUFREQ=y (LP: #1061126)
* Enable TIDSPBRIDGE=m (LP: #1058022)
* ALSA: hda – fix indices on boost volume on Conexant (LP: #1059523)

The full changelog can be seen at:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/3.5.0-17.26

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Joseph Salisbury

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20121002 Meeting Agenda


ARM Status

Nothing new 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 and I will review and close our remaining work items as we approach
final release.

   apw    hardware-q-kernel-config-review    3 work item   
      hardware-q-kernel-delta-review    2 work items   
      hardware-q-kernel-misc    1 work item   
   ogasawara    hardware-q-kernel-misc    2 work item   
      hardware-q-kernel-version-and-flavors    2 work items   
      desktop-q-xorg-lts-updates    1 work item   


Status: Quantal Development Kernel

Last week we uploaded the 3.5.0-16.[24,25] kernels. With Quantal kernel
freeze approaching in 2 days, we will upload one final kernel before
freeze by EOD tomorrow, Wed Oct 3. Following kernel freeze all patches
are subject to the SRU policy and only critical bug fixes will warrent
an upload. Non critical bug fixes and changes will be targetted to the
first Quantal SRU kernel.
As usual, all kernels will also get uploaded to the q-lts-backport [1]
PPA to help facilitate testing of the 12.10 kernel in 12.04. We welcome
anyone to please install, test, and let us know your feedback.
[1] https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-x-swat/+archive/q-lts-backport
Important upcoming dates:

  • Thurs Oct 4 – Kernel Freeze (2 days)
  • Thurs Oct 9 – Final Freeze (~1 week)
  • Thurs Oct 18 – 12.10 Final (~2 weeks)


Status: CVE’s

== 2012-10-02 (weekly) ==

Currently we have 41 CVEs on our radar, with no CVEs added or 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 – Precise/Oneiric/Lucid/Hardy

Here is the status for the main kernels, until today (October 02):

  • Hardy – In Testing; 1 CVEs; (1 commits)
  • Lucid – In Testing; 3 CVEs; (12 commits)
  • Oneiric – In Testing; 2 CVEs; 1 upstream stable release(s); (54 commits)
  • Precise – In Verification; 1 CVEs; 2 upstream stable release(s); (234 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/QuantalQuetzal/ReleaseInterlock


Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized

dhillon-v10 would like to discuss his approach to module signing. dhillon-v10 was asked how his approach is different from david howell’s. The approach from dhillon-v10 is a hybrid between what chrome os does and what David Howell posted.

It was suggested that dhillon-v10 post his approach to the kernel team mailing list. That way it preserves the discussion and gives people in different time zones an ability to review it.

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Leann Ogasawara

We have uploaded a new Quantal linux kernel to quantal-proposed. The most notable changes are as follows:

* Updates to the igb driver (LP: #1058188)
* Updates to the e1000/e1000e driver (LP: #1058219)
* Fixes for eDP panel on Macbook Pro Retina (LP: #1058088)
* revert ‘[Config] enable CONFIG_X86_X32=y’ (LP: #1041883)
* sched: Fix migration thread runtime bogosity (LP: #1057593)
* ACER: Add support for accelerometer sensor (LP: #1055433)
* HID: ntrig: change default value of logical/physical width/height to 1 (LP: #1044248)
* input: Cypress PS/2 Trackpad fix multi-source, double-click (LP: #1055788)

The full changelog can be seen at:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/3.5.0-16.25

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Joseph Salisbury

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20120925 Meeting Agenda


ARM Status

Q/omap4: a new Q/omap4 3.5 kernel is out (3.5.0-211.18) and it contains:

  • fixes for /dev/rtc
  • an updated kernel rebased on Ubuntu-3.5.0-15.22
    /dev/rtc was the last item on my todo list: we are feature complete and
    work is concentrating on squashing bugs and closing tickets from now on.


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

If your name is in the above table, please review your Beta-2 work items.

   apw    hardware-q-kernel-config-review    3 work item   
      hardware-q-kernel-delta-review    2 work items   
      hardware-q-kernel-misc    1 work item   
   ogasawara    hardware-q-kernel-misc    1 work item   


Status: Quantal Development Kernel

We have uploaded the 3.5.0-15.23 Quantal kernel. This upload most
notably reverts some problematic i915 backlight patches. This is the
kernel which we intend to ship with Beta-2. This has also been uploaded
to the q-lts-backport [1] PPA to help facilitate testing of the 12.10
kernel in 12.04. We welcome anyone to please install, test, and let us
know your feedback.
[1] https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-x-swat/+archive/q-lts-backport
Important upcoming dates:

  • Thurs Sept 27 – Beta 2 (~2 days)
  • Thurs Oct 4 – Kernel Freeze (~1 week)
  • Thurs Oct 9 – Final Freeze (~2 weeks)
  • Thurs Oct 18 – 12.10 Final (~3 weeks)


Status: CVE’s

== 2012-09-25 (weekly) ==
Currently we have 42 CVEs on our radar, with 1 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


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

Here is the status for the main kernels, until today (September 25):

  • Hardy – In Preparation; 1 CVEs; (1 commits)
  • Lucid – In Preparation; 3 CVEs; (12 commits)
  • Oneiric – In Preparation; 2 CVEs; 1 upstream stable release(s); (54 commits)
  • Precise – In Preparation; 1 CVEs; 2 upstream stable release(s); (234 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/QuantalQuetzal/ReleaseInterlock


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Joseph Salisbury

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20120918 Meeting Agenda


ARM Status

Q/omap4: a new Q/omap4 3.5 kernel is out (3.5.0-210.16) and it contains:

  • fixes for the video/unity flicker bug
  • an updated kernel based on Ubuntu-3.5.0-14.16
    Working on restoring rtc/mfd_palmas functionalities at the moment.


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

If your name is in the above table, please review your Beta-2 work items.

   apw    hardware-q-kernel-config-review    3 work item   
      hardware-q-kernel-delta-review    3 work items   
      hardware-q-kernel-misc    1 work item   
   ogasawara    hardware-q-kernel-misc    4 work items   


Status: Quantal Development Kernel

We have uploaded the 3.5.0-15.20 Quantal kernel. This upload most
notably contains an update to the v3.5.4 upstream stable kernel,
eCryptfs bug fixes, and haswell graphics support patches. This has also
been uploaded to the q-lts-backport [1] PPA to help facilitate testing
of the 12.10 kernel in 12.04. We welcome anyone to please install,
test, and let us know your feedback.
[1] https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-x-swat/+archive/q-lts-backport
Important upcoming dates:

  • Thurs Sept 20 – Beta 2 Freeze (~2 days)
  • Thurs Sept 27 – Beta 2 (~1 week)
  • Thurs Oct 4 – Kernel Freeze (~2 weeks)


Status: CVE’s

== 2012-09-18 (weekly) ==
Currently we have 76 CVEs on our radar, with 1 CVE added 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 – Precise/Oneiric/Natty/Lucid/Hardy

Here is the status for the main kernels, until today (September 18):

  • Hardy – Nothing in this cycle
  • Lucid – In -updates; 3 CVEs; (9 commits)
  • Natty – In -updates; 4 CVEs; (9 commits)
  • Oneiric – In -updates; 2 CVEs; 2 upstream stable release(s); (67 commits)
  • Precise – In Testing; 2 CVEs; 1 upstream stable release(s); (66 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/QuantalQuetzal/ReleaseInterlock

    NOTE: this is the *last* Natty kernel being built.


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The Quantal will stay on v3.5 and not be rebased to v3.6.

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Leann Ogasawara

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

* Rebase to upstream stable v3.5.4
* Enable CONFIG_HID_BATTERY_STRENGTH=y (LP: #1003090)
* eCryptfs: Copy up attributes of the lower target inode after rename (LP: #561129)
* eCryptfs: Write out all dirty pages just before releasing the lower file (LP: #1047261)
* eCryptfs: Call lower ->flush() from ecryptfs_flush() (LP: #1047261)
* af_netlink: force credentials passing [CVE-2012-3520] (LP: #1052097)
* drm/i915: clarify IBX dp workaround (LP: #1011440)

The full changelog can be seen at:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/3.5.0-15.20

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Leann Ogasawara

We have uploaded a new Quantal linux kernel to quantal-proposed. The most notable change is as follows:

* Add ‘used’ to the video_cards structure attributes (LP:1049650)

The full changelog can be seen at:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/3.5.0-14.18

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Leann Ogasawara

We have uploaded a new Quantal linux kernel to quantal-proposed. The most notable changes are as follows:

* Intel xhci: Only switch the switchable ports (LP: #1034814)
* Force a rebuild against a new binutils

The full changelog can be seen at:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/3.5.0-14.17

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Joseph Salisbury

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.

Agenda

20120912 Meeting Agenda


ARM Status

No update 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

http://status.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-quantal/canonical-kernel-distro-team-ubuntu-12.10-beta-2.html

If your name is in the above table, please review your Beta-2 work items.

   apw    hardware-q-kernel-config-review    3 work item   
      hardware-q-kernel-delta-review    3 work items   
      hardware-q-kernel-misc    1 work item   
      desktop-q-clean-old-kernels    1 work item   
   ogasawara    hardware-q-kernel-misc    4 work items   
   tgardner    hardware-q-kernel-misc    1 work item   


Status: Quantal Development Kernel

We have uploaded the 3.5.0-14.16 Quantal kernel. This upload contains
updates for the mei driver, resolves misc touchpad regressions, and
includes misc bug fixes for the apple-gmux driver. This will also be
uploaded to the q-lts-backport [1] PPA to help facilitate testing of the
12.10 kernel in 12.04. We welcome anyone to please install, test, and
let us know your feedback.
[1] https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-x-swat/+archive/q-lts-backport
Important upcoming dates:

  • Thurs Sept 20 – Beta 2 Freeze (~1 week)
  • Thurs Sept 27 – Beta 2 (~2 weeks)


Status: CVE’s

== 2012-09-11 (weekly) ==
Currently we have 75 CVEs on our radar, with two CVEs added and two 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 – Precise/Oneiric/Natty/Lucid/Hardy

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

  • Hardy – Nothing in this cycle
  • Lucid – In Testing; 3 CVEs; (9 commits)
  • Natty – In Testing; 4 CVEs; (9 commits)
  • Oneiric – In Testing; 2 CVEs; 2 upstream stable release(s); (67 commits)
  • Precise – In Verification; 2 CVEs; 1 upstream stable release(s); (66 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/QuantalQuetzal/ReleaseInterlock

    NOTE: this is the *last* Natty kernel being built.


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