Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Ubuntu Kernel Team - Newsletter, 2018-02-27

February 27
-----------------------

##Development (18.04)##
[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BionicBeaver/ReleaseSchedule](https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BionicBeaver/ReleaseSchedule)

On the road to 18.04 we have a 4.15 based kernel in the Bionic repository.

Important upcoming dates:

       16.04.4 Point Release - Mar 1 (~1 week away)
              Feature Freeze - Mar 1 (~1 week away)
                      Beta 1 - Mar 8 (~2 weeks away)
                  Final Beta - Apr 5 (~6 weeks away)
               Kernel Freeze - Apr 12 (~7 weeks away)
                Final Freeze - Apr 19 (~8 weeks away)
                Ubuntu 18.04 - Apr 26 (~9 weeks away)


##Stable (Released & Supported)##

The Ubuntu Kernel Team is happy to announce that we are resuming our
regular SRU cadence cycle. See the schedule below for the important
dates for the upcoming SRU cycle.

 * Next cycle: 09-Mar through 31-Mar

               09-Mar   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
      12-Mar - 17-Mar   Kernel prep week.
      18-Mar - 30-Mar   Bug verification & Regression testing.
               02-Apr   Release to -updates.


###Misc###
 * [fwts 18.02.00
released](https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FirmwareTestSuite/ReleaseNotes/18.02.00)
 * [The current CVE
status](http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/cve/pkg/ALL-linux.html)
 * If you would like to reach the kernel team, you can find us at the
#ubuntu-kernel
   channel on FreeNode.  Alternatively, you can mail the Ubuntu Kernel
Team mailing
   list at: kernel-team@lists.ubuntu.com.


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