Ubuntu Hardy 8.04 LTS was released today.
I've downloaded isos both at home and at work relatively quickly.
But on my system at home I ran the upgrade through upgrade manager. It started quickly enough, but before I left for work I checked it:
YIKES! A day and a half?
I guess some folks are upgrading today. The time was actually moving around a bit. I expect/hope it to be done by the time I go home for lunch.