Foundations Kubuntu Changes

Registered by Jonathan Riddell on 2013-05-15

UEFI, Secure Boot and hardware enablement backports work for Kubuntu

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Status:
Not started
Approver:
Steve Langasek
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Jonathan Riddell
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Colin Watson
Definition:
New
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None

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What's missing to get UEFI working on Kubuntu image with ubiquity?

Bugs to retest:
 * https://launchpad.net/bugs/1178294
 * https://launchpad.net/bugs/1167622

What's missing to get hardware enablement backports in Kubuntu LTS?

The majority of the seeming issues look to be triggered as Kubuntu is out of sync with the more recent Ubuntu goodness in this area.

(?)

Work Items

Work items:
[cjwatson] add signed kernel to kubuntu.saucy and kubuntu.precise seeds: INPROGRESS
[cjwatson] SRU livecd-rootfs in precise to use meta-packages, switch to enablement stacks, and add signed kernel: TODO
[jr] retest following the above work and identify remaining issues; highlight these to the kernel (apw) and foundations (cjwatson) teams: TODO
[apw] to look at any kubuntu issues identified: TODO
[cjwatson] investigate bug 1171099 plymouth not being set up in kubuntu: TODO

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