Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Minutes from the Ubuntu Kernel Team meeting, 2013-07-23

= Meeting Minutes =
[[http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/2013/07/23/%23ubuntu-meeting.txt|IRC Log of
the meeting.]]
[[http://voices.canonical.com/kernelteam|Meeting minutes.]]

== Agenda ==
[[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/Meeting#Tues, 23 Jul, 2013|20130723
Meeting Agenda]]

=== ARM Status ===
nothing new to report

=== Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs ===
Release metrics and incoming bug data can be reviewed at the following
* http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/reports/kt-meeting.txt

=== Milestone Targeted Work Items ===
|| apw || foundations-1305-arm64-bringup || 1 work item ||
|| ppisati || foundations-1305-kernel || 1 work item ||
|| smb || servercloud-s-virtstack || 3 work items ||

=== Status: Saucy Development Kernel ===
We have recently uploaded a new 3.10.0-5.14 Saucy kernel to the archive.
This includes the v3.10.2 upstream stable patch set, as well as a fix
for a regression which was causing graphics failures on boot. We have
also rebased our unstable branch to begin tracking v3.11-rc2.
I also want to again point out that the 12.04.3 point release is
approaching on Thurs Aug 22. Any kernel patches needing to land in the
12.04.3 point release need to be applied to our Raring kernel tree on
or before Mon July 29 in order to hit the SRU cadence before the point
release. Please get any patches submitted to the mailing list for
proper review as soon as possible.
Important upcoming dates:
Thurs July 25 - Alpha 2 (opt in, 2 days)
Thurs Aug 22 - 12.04.3 (~4 weeks)

=== Status: CVE's ===
The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following link:
* http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/cve/pkg/ALL-linux.html

=== Status: Stable, Security, and Bugfix Kernel Updates -
Raring/Quantal/Precise/Lucid ===
Status for the main kernels, until today (July 23):
* Lucid - Regression testing
* Precise - Regression testing
* Quantal - Regression testing
* Raring - 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

=== Open Discussion or Questions? Raise your hand to be recognized ===
kamal: Folks playing with 3.11-rc2 should be aware that acpi backlight
is borked for many systems. A revert of the offending commits is
planned in advance of 3.11-rc3.
The next two meetings will be canceled due to the kernel team sprint.
The next meeting will be August 13th, 2013.

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