This newsletter is to provide a status update from the Ubuntu Kernel Team. There will also be highlights provided for any interesting subjects the team may be working on.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Version 4.11 is now in artful-proposed. We have a new ppa to make testing easier:
We intend to target a 4.13 kernel for the Ubuntu 17.10 release. The Ubuntu 17.10 Kernel Freeze is Thurs Oct 5, 2017.
02-Jun Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
05-Jun – 10-Jun Kernel prep week.
11-Jun – 23-Jun Bug verification & Regression testing..
26-Jun Release to -updates.
23-Jun Last day for kernel commits for this cycle
26-Jun – 01-Jul Kernel prep week.
02-Jul – 14-Jul Bug verification & Regression testing..
17-Jul Release to -updates.
The current CVE status can be reviewed at the following:
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