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Ubuntu Kernel Team - Newsletter, 2018-03-21


March 21
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##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:

        Final Beta - Apr 5 (~2 weeks away)
     Kernel Freeze - Apr 12 (~3 weeks away)
      Final Freeze - Apr 19 (~4 weeks away)
      Ubuntu 18.04 - Apr 26 (~5 weeks away)


##Stable (Released & Supported)##
 * The updated kernel packages for the current SRU cycle are now in
-proposed ready for verification and tests.

Kernel versions in -proposed:

               trusty  3.13.0-144.193
               artful  4.13.0-38.43
               bionic  4.15.0-13.14
               xenial  4.4.0-117.141

            linux-hwe  4.13.0-38.43~16.04.1
       linux-hwe-edge  4.15.0-13.14~16.04.1
     linux-lts-trusty  3.13.0-144.193~precise1
     linux-lts-xenial  4.4.0-117.141~14.04.1


 * Current 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.


 * Next cycle: 30-Mar through 21-Apr

               30-Mar   Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
      02-Apr - 07-Apr   Kernel prep week.
      08-Apr - 20-Apr   Bug verification & Regression testing.
               23-Apr   Release to -updates.


###Misc###
 * [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@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.