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authorHiroki Sato <hrs@FreeBSD.org>2009-04-25 23:09:39 +0000
committerHiroki Sato <hrs@FreeBSD.org>2009-04-25 23:09:39 +0000
commit4304e5eb179171b694b67688416e18fdbabcd7c7 (patch)
parent421bcceeb817de2d88efdff1ba26589e3bec233a (diff)
Update release note:
agp(4) Intel G4X support, DRM update, snd_hda(4) update, jail(8) FIB support, ng_netflow(4) egress netflow support, mmc(4) and mmcsd(4) improved, sdhci(4) added, mmc(4), mmcsd(4), and sdhci(4) as kernel module, fetch(1) -i flag, fsck(8) -C flag, ipfw(8) -q flag fixed, powerd(8) improved, rpc.yppasswdd(8) zombie process issue fixed, and pkg_create(1) -n fixed. Approved by: re (implicit)
Notes: svn path=/releng/7.2/; revision=191503
1 files changed, 70 insertions, 13 deletions
diff --git a/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/article.sgml b/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/article.sgml
index 3c8e29b5b767..1a58fe0df77a 100644
--- a/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/article.sgml
+++ b/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/article.sgml
@@ -4,11 +4,6 @@
<!ENTITY % release PUBLIC "-//FreeBSD//ENTITIES Release Specification//EN">
-<!-- Text constants which probably don't need to be changed.-->
-<!ENTITY % include.historic "IGNORE">
-<!ENTITY % no.include.historic "IGNORE">
@@ -212,7 +207,7 @@
<sect2 id="kernel">
<title>Kernel Changes</title>
- <para></para>
+ <para>&os; DTrace subsystem now supports a probes for process execution.</para>
<sect3 id="boot">
<title>Boot Loader Changes</title>
@@ -228,7 +223,29 @@
<sect4 id="mm">
<title>Multimedia Support</title>
- <para></para>
+ <para>The &man.agp.4; now supports Intel G4X series graphics
+ chipsets.</para>
+ <para>The DRM, a kernel module named Direct Rendering
+ Manager that gives direct hardware access to DRI clients,
+ has been updated. Support for AMD/ATI r500 and IGP based
+ chips, XGI V3XE/V5/V8, and Intel i915 chipsets has been
+ improved.</para>
+ <para>The &man.snd.hda.4; driver has been updated. Changes
+ include: multiple codec per HDA bus, multiple functional
+ gropups per codec, multiple audio devices per functional
+ group, digital (SPDIF/HDMI) audio input/output,
+ suspend/resume, and part of multichannel audio.</para>
+ <para>Note that due to added HDMI audio and logical audio
+ devices support, updated driver often provides several PCM
+ devices. In some cases it can make system default audio
+ device no longer corresponding to the users's habbitual
+ audio connectors. In such cases the default device can be
+ specified in audio application setup or defined globally
+ via <varname>hw.snd.default_unit sysctl</varname>
+ as described in the &man.sound.4; manual page.</para>
<sect4 id="net-if">
@@ -242,15 +259,28 @@
<sect3 id="net-proto">
<title>Network Protocols</title>
- <para></para>
+ <para>The &man.jail.8; subsystem now supports start with a
+ specific route FIB.</para>
+ <para>The &man.ng.netflow.4; Netgraph node now supports
+ ability to generate egress netflow instead or in addition to
+ ingress. A <literal>NGM_NETFLOW_SETCONFIG</literal> control
+ message has been added to control the new functionality.</para>
<sect3 id="disks">
<title>Disks and Storage</title>
- <para></para>
+ <para>The &man.mmc.4; and &man.mmcsd.4; driver now support MMC
+ and SDHC cards, high speed timing, wide bus, and multiblock
+ transfers.</para>
+ <para>The &man.sdhci.4; driver has been added. This supports
+ PCI devices with class 8 and subclass 5 accord- ing to SD Host
+ Controller Specification.</para>
+ <para>The &man.mmc.4; &man.mmcsd.4;, and &man.sdhci.4; driver
+ are now included as a kernel module.</para>
<sect3 id="fs">
@@ -263,7 +293,35 @@
<sect2 id="userland">
<title>Userland Changes</title>
- <para></para>
+ <para>The &man.fetch.1; utility now supports an
+ <option>-i</option> flag which supports If-Modified-Since HTTP
+ request.</para>
+ <para>The &man.fsck.8; utility now supports a
+ <option>-C</option> flag for catastriphic recovery mode, which
+ will enable certain aggressive operations that can make
+ &man.fsck.8; to survive with file systems that has very
+ serious data damage, which is an useful last resort when on
+ disk data damage is very serious and causes &man.fsck.8; to
+ crash otherwise.</para>
+ <para>A bug in the &man.ipfw.8; utility which displays extra
+ messages for a NAT rule even when a <option>-q</option> flag
+ is specified.</para>
+ <para>The &man.powerd.8; program has been improved. Changes
+ include reasonable CPU load estimation on SMP systems and a
+ new mode named as <literal>hiadaptive</literal> for AC-powered
+ systems which rises frequency twice faster, drops it 4 times
+ slower, prefers twice lower CPU load and has additional delay
+ before leaving the highest frequency after the period of
+ maximum load.</para>
+ <para>The &man.strndup.3; function has been added.</para>
+ <para>A bug in the &man.rpc.yppasswdd.8; program which leaves a
+ zombie process when a password or default shell is changed has
+ been fixed.</para>
<sect3 id="rc-scripts">
<title><filename>/etc/rc.d</filename> Scripts</title>
@@ -281,14 +339,13 @@
<para>The timezone database has been updated from
the <application>tzdata2008h</application> release to
the <application>tzdata2009f</application> release.</para>
<sect2 id="ports">
<title>Ports/Packages Collection Infrastructure</title>
- <para></para>
+ <para>A bug in the &man.pkg.create.1; which prevents the
+ <option>-n</option> flag from working has been fixed.</para>
<sect2 id="releng">