[17.10 FEAT] Enable NVMe driver - kernel

Bug #1708432 reported by bugproxy on 2017-08-03
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Ubuntu on IBM z Systems
Medium
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linux (Ubuntu)
Medium
Seth Forshee

Bug Description

Distributor ToDos:
- Enable Linux kernel configuration options related to the Linux PCI NVMe device driver (CONFIG_BLK_DEV_NVME)
- Include NVMe driver in kdump kernel

- Include package "nvme-cli" on s390x -> already available !

bugproxy (bugproxy) on 2017-08-03
tags: added: architecture-s39064 bugnameltc-157270 severity-high targetmilestone-inin1710
Changed in ubuntu:
assignee: nobody → Skipper Bug Screeners (skipper-screen-team)
affects: ubuntu → linux (Ubuntu)
summary: - Enable NVMe driver - kernel
+ [17.10 FEAT] Enable NVMe driver - kernel
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
assignee: Skipper Bug Screeners (skipper-screen-team) → Canonical Kernel Team (canonical-kernel-team)
information type: Private → Public
Seth Forshee (sforshee) on 2017-08-18
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
assignee: Canonical Kernel Team (canonical-kernel-team) → Seth Forshee (sforshee)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → In Progress
Seth Forshee (sforshee) wrote :

Set CONFIG_BLK_DEV_NVME=m in the artful 4.12 and 4.13 kernels. kdump will automatically pull the module into the initrd for the crash kernel if it is needed, no changes are required to make that happen.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in ubuntu-z-systems:
status: New → Fix Committed

------- Comment From <email address hidden> 2017-08-24 08:13 EDT-------
IBM Bugzilla Staus: closed -> already implemented

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 4.12.0-13.14

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linux (4.12.0-13.14) artful; urgency=low

  * linux: 4.12.0-13.14 -proposed tracker (LP: #1714687)

  * vhost guest network randomly drops under stress (kvm) (LP: #1711251)
    - Revert "vhost: cache used event for better performance"

  * EDAC sbridge: Failed to register device with error -22. (LP: #1714112)
    - [Config] CONFIG_EDAC_GHES=n

  * Artful update to v4.12.10 stable release (LP: #1714525)
    - sparc64: remove unnecessary log message
    - bonding: require speed/duplex only for 802.3ad, alb and tlb
    - bonding: ratelimit failed speed/duplex update warning
    - af_key: do not use GFP_KERNEL in atomic contexts
    - dccp: purge write queue in dccp_destroy_sock()
    - dccp: defer ccid_hc_tx_delete() at dismantle time
    - ipv4: fix NULL dereference in free_fib_info_rcu()
    - net_sched/sfq: update hierarchical backlog when drop packet
    - net_sched: remove warning from qdisc_hash_add
    - bpf: fix bpf_trace_printk on 32 bit archs
    - net: igmp: Use ingress interface rather than vrf device
    - openvswitch: fix skb_panic due to the incorrect actions attrlen
    - ptr_ring: use kmalloc_array()
    - ipv4: better IP_MAX_MTU enforcement
    - nfp: fix infinite loop on umapping cleanup
    - tun: handle register_netdevice() failures properly
    - sctp: fully initialize the IPv6 address in sctp_v6_to_addr()
    - tipc: fix use-after-free
    - ipv6: reset fn->rr_ptr when replacing route
    - ipv6: repair fib6 tree in failure case
    - tcp: when rearming RTO, if RTO time is in past then fire RTO ASAP
    - net/mlx4_core: Enable 4K UAR if SRIOV module parameter is not enabled
    - irda: do not leak initialized list.dev to userspace
    - net: sched: fix NULL pointer dereference when action calls some targets
    - net_sched: fix order of queue length updates in qdisc_replace()
    - bpf, verifier: add additional patterns to evaluate_reg_imm_alu
    - bpf: fix mixed signed/unsigned derived min/max value bounds
    - bpf/verifier: fix min/max handling in BPF_SUB
    - Input: trackpoint - add new trackpoint firmware ID
    - Input: elan_i2c - add ELAN0602 ACPI ID to support Lenovo Yoga310
    - Input: ALPS - fix two-finger scroll breakage in right side on ALPS touchpad
    - KVM: s390: sthyi: fix sthyi inline assembly
    - KVM: s390: sthyi: fix specification exception detection
    - KVM: x86: simplify handling of PKRU
    - KVM, pkeys: do not use PKRU value in vcpu->arch.guest_fpu.state
    - KVM: x86: block guest protection keys unless the host has them enabled
    - ALSA: usb-audio: Add delay quirk for H650e/Jabra 550a USB headsets
    - ALSA: core: Fix unexpected error at replacing user TLV
    - ALSA: hda - Add stereo mic quirk for Lenovo G50-70 (17aa:3978)
    - ALSA: firewire: fix NULL pointer dereference when releasing uninitialized
      data of iso-resource
    - ALSA: firewire-motu: destroy stream data surely at failure of card
      initialization
    - ARCv2: SLC: Make sure busy bit is set properly for region ops
    - ARCv2: PAE40: Explicitly set MSB counterpart of SLC region ops addresses
    - ARCv2: PAE40: set MSB even if !CONFIG_ARC_HAS_...

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in ubuntu-z-systems:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
importance: Undecided → Medium
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