Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Minutes from the Ubuntu Kernel Team meeting, 2013-10-08

= Meeting Minutes =
[[http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/2013/10/08/%23ubuntu-meeting.txt|IRC Log of
the meeting.]]
[[http://voices.canonical.com/kernelteam|Meeting minutes.]]

== Agenda ==
[[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/Meeting#Tues, 08 Oct, 2013|20131008
Meeting Agenda]]


=== ARM Status ===
VIRTIO_[BLK|MMIO|NET] support (to be used with qemu 1.6) was turned on,
and some
fixes for highbank/s nic landed in S/generic.

=== 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 || foundations-1305-arm64-bringup || 2 work items ||
|| cking || foundations-1308-power-measurement || 1 work item ||

=== Status: Saucy Development Kernel ===
We are ~2 days away from Final Freeze. We do however expect additional
kernel uploads hopefully by EOD today for both phablet and distro
kernels. These uploads will primarily provide some critical bug fixes
for AppArmor. Additionally, for the distro kernel we may take advantage
of this upload opportunity to land some patches we were queuing for SRU.
All the patches in question are documented at each of the following bug
reports: LP:1208988, LP:1218004, LP:1235523, LP:1235973, LP:1235977,
LP:1235161, LP:1235914. Beyond this, we do not anticipate any further
uploads until the first round of kernel SRU's following 13.10's release.
Also having passed Kernel Freeze last week, I'll plan on sending out the
obligatory emails regarding Saucy's final kernel version and configuration.
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Important upcoming dates:
Thurs Oct 10 - Final Freeze (~2 days away)
Thurs Oct 17 - 13.10 Release (~1 week away)

=== Status: CVE's ===
== 2013-10-08 ==
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 (Oct. 8):
* Lucid - Verification and Regression Testing
* Precise - Verification and Regression Testing
* Quantal - Verification and Regression Testing
* Raring - Verification and 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 ===
No open discussions.

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