Thursday 1 June 2023

Re: NBS kernel removals: round two

On Thu, Jun 01, 2023 at 09:34:12PM +0100, Dimitri John Ledkov wrote:

> > Consequently, I will be removing all kernel packages older than linux
> > 3.13.0-170.220 from trusty-{updates,security} next week.

> I believe 3.13.0-165-generic is required to be published, as that's
> the one that is used by
> and all the related boot artifacts.

> Also please ensure that 4.4.0-142 remains published too, as that one
> is used by the hwe-mini.iso and related boot artifacts.

> We should realistically continue to support the usage of the last
> installer we built

> Apart from those two, all others can be cleaned up. Or set the above
> versions as the ceilings for removals of generic & lts-xenial kernels.

Thanks for pointing this out, I naively assumed that we had rebuilt d-i in
trusty against the last kernels published there before moving to ESM.

I've locally implemented a stay of execution for the above kernel package

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