Nov 7 – 9, 2022
Prague, Czech Republic
Europe/Prague timezone

All you wanted to know about Ubuntu Kernels and the Ubuntu Kernel Team

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Karlin 2 (Hilton Prague)

Karlin 2

Hilton Prague

50 Minute Talk Infrastructure


Dimitri John Ledkov (he/him)


A quick overview of the Ubuntu Kernel team inner workings and the kernels we build and support.

Topics covered:
- Next development / experimental kernels
- Mainline PPA
- Current non-lts kernel development
- Long Term Supported kernels, Hardware-Enablement kernels
- Edge kernels, Kernel release Cycle, Security Updates
- Cloud, OEM / Vendor, FIPS specific kernels
- ARM, Power, Z, RISC-V, Ubuntu Core kernels
- Extended Security Maintenance kernels
- Livepatch Service

A rough guide to picking the best kernel to run.

Any other questions about Ubuntu Kernel.

Session author bios

Dimitri is a staff engineer on the Canonical Kernel team, Ubuntu Core Developer, Debian Developer, upstream committer for upstart, systemd, and has many regular contributions to the Linux Kernel.

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