Kernel Version and Flavors

Registered by Leann Ogasawara on 2012-03-19

Discussions on the likely mainline kernel version and appropriate kernel flavors for Q.

The current list of arch's and flavor's for Precise are listed below.

Distro - Precise 12.04

Arch: Flavour -- Description

i386: generic -- kernel for desktop machines with less than 4GB of ram
i386: generic-pae -- kernel for desktop machines with more than 4GB of ram
i386: virtual -- kernel for virtual machine use (KVM/EC2)

amd64: generic -- kernel for desktop/server machines
amd64: virtual -- kernel for virtual machine use (KVM/EC2)

armel/armhf: omap -- kernel for ARM OMAP-3 hardware
armel/armhf: omap4 -- kernel for ARM OMAP-4 hardware

Ports - Precise 12.04

Arch: Flavour -- Description

powerpc: powerpc-smp -- PowerPC with SMP support
powerpc: powerpc64-smp -- PowerPC64 with SMP support

Blueprint information

Status:
Started
Approver:
Leann Ogasawara
Priority:
Essential
Drafter:
Leann Ogasawara
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Leann Ogasawara
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for quantal
Implementation:
Beta Available
Milestone target:
milestone icon ubuntu-12.10
Started by
Leann Ogasawara on 2012-05-25

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Work Items

Work items for quantal-alpha-2:
[smb] Investigate what needs to be done to drop crda dependency from the virtual package (see LP#657901): DONE

Work items for quantal-alpha-3:
[canonical-kernel-team] fix up apport to allow ubuntu-bug linux to file a bug when running the 12.10 kernel from the q-lts-backports PPA in 12.04, see LP1004101: DONE
[canonical-kernel-team] update apport hook to or bug bot scripts to automatically tag bug reports 'qa-kernel-lts-testing' when someone reports a bug running the 12.10 lts backport kernel in 12.04: DONE

Work items for ubuntu-12.10-beta-1:
[apw] Get LTS backports automatically uploading to https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-x-swat/+archive/q-lts-backport: POSTPONED

Work items for ubuntu-12.10:
[leannogasawara] publicise final kernel version after we hit kernel freeze: DONE
[leannogasawara] update https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Dev/ABIPackages at kernel freeze: DONE

Dependency tree

* Blueprints in grey have been implemented.