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Work items due in 2015-03-31

Overall completion:  

From Firmware Test Suite 15.03.01, Ubuntu ubuntu-15.03

There are 2 Blueprint work items and 22 Bugs due in 2015-03-31 which are assigned to members of this team.

Blueprint Target Assignee Priority Progress
get together with smoser and try and figure out what should be in the skinny kernel. LP#1415634 Andy Whitcroft Todo
look at whether we could “easily” offer a third combination small (-virtual), medium (-server), large (-generic). LP... Andy Whitcroft Todo
Bug #1418743: support vagrant images -- vbox guest drivers in image linux in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft High Fix Released
Bug #1308685: vt_handoff patches were dropped, please resurrect them linux in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft Medium Fix Released
Bug #1413968: CONFIG_NO_HZ_IDLE should be the default linux in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft Medium Fix Released
Bug #1414618: devel: review CONFIG_STACK_TRACER and CONFIG_FUNCTION_TRACER on armhf linux in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft Medium Fix Released
Bug #1426113: devel: vbox drivers introduce symlinks which prevent use of orig.tar.gz linux in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft High Fix Committed
Bug #1312994: CVE-2014-2851 linux-flo in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft Medium Fix Committed
Bug #1425144: build initial linux-lts-vivid linux-lts-utopic in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft Medium In Progress
Bug #1425144: build initial linux-lts-vivid linux-signed-lts-utopic in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft Medium In Progress
Bug #1425144: build initial linux-lts-vivid linux-meta-lts-utopic in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft Medium In Progress
Bug #1413969: evaluate the utility and overhead of CONFIG_ NO_HZ_FULL linux in Ubuntu Colin Ian King Low In Progress
Bug #1328583: linux-tools upgrade fails linux in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft Medium Triaged
Bug #1337262: kmod should permit use of compressed modules kmod in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft Medium Triaged
Bug #1250109: Please use dpkg-triggers linux in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft Wishlist Triaged
Bug #1415634: RFC: replace linux-virtual with linux-server / tune kernel packages linux in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft High Confirmed
Bug #1413664: 15.04: consider enabling CONFIG_DEBUG_INFO_SPLIT and package the .dwo files linux in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft Medium Confirmed
Bug #1415580: add nvme to -virtual kernel linux in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft Medium Confirmed
Bug #1417209: [x1 carbon gen 3] trackpoint buttons are not left and right click and bios settings are not respected linux in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft Medium Confirmed
Bug #1418140: CONFIG_DEFAULT_MMAP_MIN_ADDR needs to match on armhf and arm64 otherwise arm64 cannot run armhf binaries linux in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft Medium Confirmed
Bug #1419446: devel: overlayfs -- investigate multilayer r/o support linux in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft Medium Confirmed
Bug #1423343: [Hyper-V][ubuntu 15.04] various upstream patches for hyper-v linux in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft Medium Confirmed
Bug #1376448: core dumps reported in latest fwts Firmware Test Suite Colin Ian King High Won't Fix
Bug #1396383: why signed kernels call update-grub? linux in Ubuntu Andy Whitcroft Medium Won't Fix

Work items due in 2015-04-30

Overall completion:  

From Ubuntu ubuntu-15.04

There are 13 Blueprint work items and 1 Bugs due in 2015-04-30 which are assigned to members of this team.

Blueprint Target Assignee Priority Progress
Announce kernel version and configs near kernel freeze Leann Ogasawara Todo
Update https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Dev/ABIPackages for Vivid Leann Ogasawara Todo
Update https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Support for vivid Leann Ogasawara Todo
configuration review for Utopic for Final Kernel Andy Whitcroft Todo
DKMS review for Final Kernel Andy Whitcroft Todo
btrfs ramp-up and testing Colin Ian King In progress
Generic Xen stable/security maintenance Stefan Bader In progress
Xen-4.5 update/merge for Vivid Stefan Bader Done
Look into syncing/merging latest dahdi-linux, dahdi-tools, and dahdi-firmware from Debian in Vivid Stefan Bader Done
look at a 64kernel meta package for 32bit Andy Whitcroft Todo
confirm that a 64bit kernel can/cannot call into 32bit EFI Canonical Kernel Distro Team Todo
test that installing a 64bit kernel on 32bit install Andy Whitcroft Todo
merge initramfs-tools (not a blocker for systemd, and 0.108 caused some regressions in Debian) Andy Whitcroft In progress
Bug #1386831: Add futex testing for the kernel linux in Ubuntu Brad Figg Undecided Fix Released