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authorHiroki Sato <hrs@FreeBSD.org>2012-04-09 04:44:39 +0000
committerHiroki Sato <hrs@FreeBSD.org>2012-04-09 04:44:39 +0000
commit0724db41d65f0854fe1349e284feceb8c5c047ed (patch)
parent915811868a30c1b5102817451d79f22206cded3b (diff)
- Fix revision numbers to ones in RELENG_8*.release/8.3.0
- Document posix_fadvise(2)[*] - xz 5.0.1. Spotted by: jhb [*] Approved by: re (implicit)
Notes: svn path=/releng/8.3/; revision=234052 svn path=/release/8.3.0/; revision=234063; tag=release/8.3.0
1 files changed, 78 insertions, 103 deletions
diff --git a/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/article.sgml b/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/article.sgml
index 412f27958887..5252825b1811 100644
--- a/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/article.sgml
+++ b/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/article.sgml
@@ -207,7 +207,7 @@
<sect2 id="kernel">
<title>Kernel Changes</title>
- <para revision="219559,219561" arch="amd64,i386">The &os;
+ <para revision="219107" arch="amd64,i386">The &os;
&man.dtrace.1; framework now supports
<literal>systrace</literal> for system calls of
<literal>linux32</literal> and <literal>freebsd32</literal> on
@@ -218,7 +218,7 @@
system call tracing provided by the
<filename>systrace</filename> module.</para>
- <para revision="216758,216615">The &man.hhook.9; (Helper Hook)
+ <para revision="222406">The &man.hhook.9; (Helper Hook)
and &man.khelp.9; (Kernel Helpers) KPIs have been implemented.
These are a kind of superset of &man.pfil.9; framework for
more general use in the kernel. The &man.hhook.9; KPI
@@ -231,95 +231,89 @@
structured way to dynamically extend the kernel at runtime in
an ABI preserving manner.</para>
- <para revision="224516" arch="amd64,i386,pc98">A &man.loader.8;
+ <para revision="230282" arch="amd64,i386,pc98">A &man.loader.8;
tunable <varname>hw.memtest.tests</varname> has been added.
This controls whether to perform memory testing at boot time
or not. The default value is <literal>1</literal> (perform a
memory test).</para>
- <para revision="219999">The &man.open.2; and &man.fhopen.2;
+ <para revision="220241">The &man.open.2; and &man.fhopen.2;
system calls now support the <literal>O_CLOEXEC</literal> flag,
which allows setting the <literal>FD_CLOEXEC</literal> flag for the
newly created file descriptor. This is standardized in IEEE
Std 1003.1-2008 (POSIX, Single UNIX Specification Version
- <para revision="220791">The &man.posix.fallocate.2; system call has
+ <para revision="227573">The &man.posix.fallocate.2; system call has
been implemented. This is a function in POSIX to ensure that
a part of the storage for regular file data is allocated on the
file system storage media.</para>
- <sect3 id="boot">
- <title>Boot Loader Changes</title>
- <para></para>
- </sect3>
+ <para revision="229725">The &man.posix.fadvise.2; system call
+ has been implemented. This is a function in POSIX similar to
+ &man.madvise.2; except that it operates on a file descriptor
+ instead of a memory region.</para>
<sect3 id="proc">
<title>Hardware Support</title>
- <para revision="215649">The &os; &man.usb.4; subsystem now
+ <para revision="221174">The &os; &man.usb.4; subsystem now
supports USB packet filter. This allows to capture packets
which go through each USB host controller. The
implementation is almost based on &man.bpf.4; code.
The userland program &man.usbdump.8; has been added.</para>
- <sect4 id="mm">
- <title>Multimedia Support</title>
- <para></para>
- </sect4>
<sect4 id="net-if">
<title>Network Interface Support</title>
- <para revision="220009">The &man.cxgb.4; driver has been
+ <para revision="220340">The &man.cxgb.4; driver has been
updated to version 7.11.0.</para>
- <para revision="218794">A &man.cxgbe.4; driver for Chelsio
+ <para revision="219633">A &man.cxgbe.4; driver for Chelsio
T4 (Terminator 4) based 10Gb/1Gb adapters has been
- <para revision="218832" arch="i386">The &man.dc.4; driver
+ <para revision="220072" arch="i386">The &man.dc.4; driver
now works correctly in kernels with the
<option>PAE</option> option.</para>
- <para revision="219753">The &man.em.4; driver has been
+ <para revision="230848">The &man.em.4; driver has been
updated to version 7.3.2.</para>
- <para>The &man.igb.4; driver has been
+ <para revision="230848">The &man.igb.4; driver has been
updated to version 2.3.1.</para>
- <para revision="218530">The &man.igb.4; driver now supports
+ <para revision="230848">The &man.igb.4; driver now supports
Intel I350 PCIe Gigabit Ethernet controllers.</para>
- <para>The &man.ixgbe.4; driver has been
+ <para revision="230924">The &man.ixgbe.4; driver has been
updated to version 2.4.5.</para>
- <para revision="220892">Firmware images in the &man.iwn.4;
+ <para revision="223255">Firmware images in the &man.iwn.4;
driver for 1000, 5000, 6000, and 6500 series cards have been
- <para revision="216860">A bug in the &man.msk.4; driver has been
- fixed. It could prevent RX checksum offloading from
- working.</para>
+ <para revision="223394">The &man.msk.4; driver now supports
+ RX checksum offloading for Yukon EC, Yukon Ultra, Yukon FE
+ and Yukon Ultra2. The checksum offloading for Yukon XL
+ was still disabled due to known silicon bug.</para>
- <para revision="217794">A bug in the &man.nfe.4; driver which
+ <para revision="218872">A bug in the &man.nfe.4; driver which
could prevent reinitialization after changing the MTU has
been fixed.</para>
- <para revision="216828">A rdcphy(4) driver for RDC Semiconductor
+ <para revision="218294">A rdcphy(4) driver for RDC Semiconductor
R6040 10/100 PHY has been added.</para>
- <para revision="217498,218760">The &man.re.4; driver now supports
+ <para revision="218901,219116">The &man.re.4; driver now supports
RTL8168E/8111E-VL PCIe Gigabit Ethernet controllers and
RTL8401E PCIe Fast Ethernet controllers.</para>
- <para revision="217766">The &man.re.4; driver now supports
+ <para revision="218905">The &man.re.4; driver now supports
TX interrupt moderation on RTL810xE PCIe Fast Ethernet
- <para revision="217902">The &man.re.4; driver now supports
+ <para revision="219110">The &man.re.4; driver now supports
another mechanism for RX interrupt moderation because of
performance problems. A &man.sysctl.8; variable
@@ -335,23 +329,23 @@
this tunable has no effect on controllers without MSI/MSI-X
- <para revision="217246,217832">The &man.re.4; driver now
+ <para revision="218897">The &man.re.4; driver now
supports TSO (TCP Segmentation Offload) on RealTek
RTL8168/8111 C or later controllers. Note that this is
disabled by default because broken frames can be sent
under certain conditions.</para>
- <para revision="217381,218289">The &man.re.4; driver now
+ <para revision="218899,219114">The &man.re.4; driver now
supports enabling TX and/or RX checksum offloading
independently from each other. Note that TX IP checksum
is disabled on some RTL8168C-based network interfaces
because it can generate an incorrect IP checksum when the
packet contains IP options.</para>
- <para revision="217911">The &man.re.4; driver now supports
+ <para revision="229530">The &man.re.4; driver now supports
RTL8105E PCIe Fast Ethernet controllers.</para>
- <para>A &man.vte.4; driver for RDC R6040 Fast
+ <para revision="218296">A &man.vte.4; driver for RDC R6040 Fast
Ethernet controllers, which are commonly found on the Vortex86
System On a Chip, has been added.</para>
@@ -360,7 +354,7 @@
<sect3 id="net-proto">
<title>Network Protocols</title>
- <para revision="223666">&man.ipfw.8; now supports the
+ <para revision="230575">&man.ipfw.8; now supports the
<command>call</command> and <command>return</command>
actions. Upon the <command>call
<replaceable>number</replaceable></command> action, the
@@ -372,7 +366,7 @@
action and returns ruleset processing to the first rule with
number greater than that saved number.</para>
- <para revision="218794">&os;'s &man.ipsec.4; support now uses
+ <para revision="221157">&os;'s &man.ipsec.4; support now uses
half of the hash size as the authenticator hash size in
Hashed Message Authentication Mode (HMAC-SHA-256,
HMAC-SHA-384, and HMAC-SHA-512) as described in RFC 4868.
@@ -382,13 +376,13 @@
&release.current; and later are no longer interoperable with
the older &os; releases.</para>
- <para revision="225682">A bug in the
+ <para revision="232560">A bug in the
<literal>IPV6_PKTINFO</literal> option used in
&man.sendmsg.2; has been fixed. The
<literal>IPV6_USE_MIN_MTU</literal> state set by
&man.setsockopt.2; was ignored.</para>
- <para revision="216109,216114,216115,218152,218153,218155">The
+ <para revision="222401,222402,222403,222404,222406,222407,222408,222409,222411,222412,222413,222419,225738">The
&os; TCP/IP network stack now supports the &man.mod.cc.9; pluggable
congestion control framework. This allows TCP congestion
control algorithms to be implemented as dynamically loadable
@@ -406,7 +400,7 @@
For more
detail, see the &man.mod.cc.4; and &man.mod.cc.9; manual pages.</para>
- <para revision="217806">An &man.h.ertt.4; (Enhanced Round Trip
+ <para revision="222410">An &man.h.ertt.4; (Enhanced Round Trip
Time) &man.khelp.9; module has been added. This module
allows per-connection, low noise estimates of the
instantaneous RTT in the TCP/IP network stack with a robust
@@ -414,16 +408,16 @@
and/or TSO (TCP Segmentation Offload) being in use for a
- <para revision="218912">A new &man.tcp.4; socket option
+ <para revision="222401">A new &man.tcp.4; socket option
<literal>TCP_CONGESTION</literal> has been added. This
allows to select or query the congestion control algorithm
that the TCP/IP network stack will use for connections on
the socket.</para>
- <para revision="225586">The &man.ng.ipfw.4; &man.netgraph.4;
+ <para revision="225876">The &man.ng.ipfw.4; &man.netgraph.4;
node now supports IPv6.</para>
- <para revision="219127">The &man.ng.one2many.4;
+ <para revision="219660">The &man.ng.one2many.4;
&man.netgraph.4; node now supports the
<literal>XMIT_FAILOVER</literal> transmit algorithm. This
makes packets deliver out of the first active
@@ -433,7 +427,7 @@
<sect3 id="disks">
<title>Disks and Storage</title>
- <para revision="220412">The &man.ada.4; driver now supports
+ <para revision="220841">The &man.ada.4; driver now supports
write cache control. A new &man.sysctl.8 variable
<varname>kern.cam.ada.write_cache</varname> determines
whether the write cache of &man.ada.4; devices is enabled or
@@ -447,17 +441,17 @@
runtime, but it takes effect only after a device
- <para revision="224905">The &man.arcmsr.4; driver has been
+ <para revision="224991">The &man.arcmsr.4; driver has been
updated to version</para>
- <para revision="219974">The &man.graid.8; GEOM class has been
+ <para revision="223177">The &man.graid.8; GEOM class has been
added. This is a replacement of the &man.ataraid.4; driver
supporting various BIOS-based software RAID.</para>
- <para revision="223958">The &man.mxge.4; driver has been
+ <para revision="224235">The &man.mxge.4; driver has been
- <para revision="226115">A &man.tws.4; driver for 3ware 9750
+ <para revision="226243">A &man.tws.4; driver for 3ware 9750
SATA+SAS 6Gb/s RAID controllers has been added.</para>
@@ -465,7 +459,7 @@
<sect3 id="fs">
<title>File Systems</title>
- <para revision="216796">The &os; Fast File System now
+ <para revision="218079">The &os; Fast File System now
supports the <literal>TRIM</literal> command when freeing data
blocks. A new flag <option>-t</option> in the &man.newfs.8;
and &man.tunefs.8; utilities sets the TRIM-enable flag for a
@@ -477,7 +471,7 @@
blocks to a device, especially for a SSD (Solid-State Drive) for
- <para revision="221233">A new flag <option>-E</option> has
+ <para revision="225296">A new flag <option>-E</option> has
been added to the &man.newfs.8; and &man.fsck.ffs.8; utilities.
This clears unallocated blocks, notifying the underlying
device that they are not used and that their contents may be
@@ -488,7 +482,7 @@
filesystems which have been copied from one device to
- <para revision="221436">The &os; NFS subsystem now supports a
+ <para revision="221759">The &os; NFS subsystem now supports a
<option>nocto</option> mount option. This disables the
close-to-open cache coherency check at open time. This
option may improve performance for read-only mounts, but
@@ -496,7 +490,7 @@
rarely. The &man.mount.nfs.8; utility now also supports
this flag keyword.</para>
- <para revision="225537">A &man.loader.8; tunable
+ <para revision="226926">A &man.loader.8; tunable
<varname>vfs.typenumhash</varname> has been added. Setting
this to <literal>1</literal> enables to use a hash
calculation on the file system identification number
@@ -507,7 +501,7 @@
this is set to <literal>0</literal> (disable) by default for
backward compatibility.</para>
- <para revision="219089">The &os; ZFS subsystem has been
+ <para revision="222741">The &os; ZFS subsystem has been
updated to the SPA (Storage Pool Allocator, also known as
zpool) version 28. It now supports data deduplication,
triple parity RAIDZ (raidz3), snapshot holds, log device
@@ -519,79 +513,79 @@
<sect2 id="userland">
<title>Userland Changes</title>
- <para revision="224152,224153,224154">The &man.bsdtar.1; and
+ <para revision="229589">The &man.bsdtar.1; and
&man.cpio.1; utilities are now based on
<application>libarchive</application> version 2.8.5.</para>
- <para revision="217416">The &man.cpuset.1; utility now supports
+ <para revision="218033">The &man.cpuset.1; utility now supports
a <option>-C</option> flag to create a new cpuset and assign
an existing process into that set, and an
<literal>all</literal> keyword in the <option>-l
<replaceable>cpu-list</replaceable></option> option to specify
all CPUs in the system.</para>
- <para revision="217505">A bug in the &man.fetch.1; utility which
+ <para revision="221764">A bug in the &man.fetch.1; utility which
could prevent the <command>STAT</command> FTP command from working
properly has been fixed.</para>
- <para revision="219415">The &man.gpart.8; utility now supports a
+ <para revision="219861">The &man.gpart.8; utility now supports a
<option>-p</option> flag to the <command>show</command>
subcommand. This allows showing providers' names of
partitions instead of the partitions' indexes.</para>
- <para revision="218049">The &man.hastd.8; utility now drops
+ <para revision="220104">The &man.hastd.8; utility now drops
<literal>root</literal> privileges of the worker processes to the
<literal>hast</literal> user.</para>
- <para revision="219351">The &man.hastd.8; utility now supports a
+ <para revision="220104">The &man.hastd.8; utility now supports a
<literal>checksum</literal> keyword to specify the checksum
algorithm in a <literal>resource</literal> section. As of
&release.current;, <literal>none</literal>,
<literal>sha256</literal>, and <literal>crc32</literal> are
- <para revision="219354">The &man.hastd.8; utility now supports a
+ <para revision="220104">The &man.hastd.8; utility now supports a
<literal>compression</literal> keyword to specify the compression
algorithm in a <literal>resource</literal> section. As of
&release.current;, <literal>none</literal>,
<literal>hole</literal> and <literal>lzf</literal> are
- <para revision="219818">The &man.hastd.8; utility now supports a
+ <para revision="220104">The &man.hastd.8; utility now supports a
<literal>source</literal> keyword to specify the local address
to bind to before connecting the remote &man.hastd.8
- <para revision="220370">A &man.readline.3; API set has been
+ <para revision="220612">A &man.readline.3; API set has been
imported into <application>libedit</application>. This is
based on NetBSD's implementation and BSD licensed utilities
now use it instead of GNU
- <para revision="224762">The &man.makefs.8; utility now supports the
+ <para revision="224447">The &man.makefs.8; utility now supports the
ISO 9660 format.</para>
- <para revision="220496,220497"><application>libmd</application>
+ <para revision="231588"><application>libmd</application>
and <application>libcrypt</application> now support the SHA-256
and SHA-512 algorithms.</para>
- <para revision="217642">The &man.netstat.1; utility now does not
+ <para revision="219062">The &man.netstat.1; utility now does not
expose the internal scope address representation used in the &os;
kernel, which is derived from KAME IPv6 stack, in the results
of <command>netstat -ani</command> and <command>netstat
- <para revision="218127">The &man.newsyslog.8; utility now
+ <para revision="218911">The &man.newsyslog.8; utility now
supports &man.xz.1; compression. An <literal>X</literal> flag
in the optional field has been added to specify the
- <para revision="216823">A &man.poweroff.8; utility has been added.
+ <para revision="224259">A &man.poweroff.8; utility has been added.
This is equivalent to:</para>
<screen>&prompt.root; shutdown -p now</screen>
- <para revision="218397">The &man.ppp.8; utility now supports
+ <para revision="224285">The &man.ppp.8; utility now supports
<command>iface name <replaceable>name</replaceable></command>
and <command>iface description
<replaceable>description</replaceable></command> commands.
@@ -599,12 +593,12 @@
and <literal>description</literal> subcommands of the
&man.ifconfig.8; utility.</para>
- <para revision="219713">The &man.ps.1; utility now supports
+ <para revision="219943">The &man.ps.1; utility now supports
<option>-o usertime</option> and <option>-o systime</option>
options to display accumulated system and user CPU time,
- <para revision="222732">The &man.rtadvd.8; daemon now supports a
+ <para revision="231802">The &man.rtadvd.8; daemon now supports a
<literal>noifprefix</literal> keyword to disable gathering
on-link prefixes from interfaces when no
<literal>addr</literal> keyword is specified. An entry in
@@ -613,73 +607,60 @@
generates an RA message with no prefix information
- <para revision="222732,224006">The &man.rtadvd.8; daemon now
+ <para revision="231802">The &man.rtadvd.8; daemon now
supports the RDNSS and DNSSL options described in RFC 6106,
<quote>IPv6 Router Advertisement Options for DNS
Configuration</quote>. A &man.rtadvctl.8; utility to control
the &man.rtadvd.8; daemon has been added.</para>
- <para revision="224536">A bug in the &man.tftpd.8; daemon has
+ <para revision="227083">A bug in the &man.tftpd.8; daemon has
been fixed. It had an interoperability issue when
transferring a large file.</para>
- <para revision="224171">The &man.zpool.8: utility now supports a
+ <para revision="229570">The &man.zpool.8: utility now supports a
<command>zpool labelclear</command> command. This allows to
wipe the label data from a drive that is not active in a
- <sect3 id="periodic-scripts">
- <title><filename>/etc/periodic</filename> Scripts</title>
- <para></para>
- </sect3>
- <sect3 id="rc-scripts">
- <title><filename>/etc/rc.d</filename> Scripts</title>
- <para></para>
- </sect3>
<sect2 id="contrib">
<title>Contributed Software</title>
- <para revision="224731">The <application>awk</application> has
+ <para>The <application>awk</application> has
been updated to the 7 August 2011 release.</para>
<para><application>ISC BIND</application> has
been updated to version 9.6-ESV-R5-P1.</para>
- <para revision="221793">The <literal>netcat</literal> utility
+ <para>The <literal>netcat</literal> utility
has been updated to version 4.9.</para>
- <para revision="220150"><application>GNU GCC</application> and
+ <para revision="221274"><application>GNU GCC</application> and
<application>libstdc++</application> have been updated to rev
127959 of <literal>gcc-4_2-branch</literal> (the last
GPLv2-licensed version).</para>
- <para revision="222906">The <application>LESS</application>
+ <para revision="223454">The <application>LESS</application>
program has been updated to version v444.</para>
- <para revision="221484,224638">The
+ <para revision="228152">The
<application>OpenSSH</application> utility has been updated to
5.4p1, and optimization for large bandwidth-delay product
connection and <literal>none</literal> cipher support have
been merged</para>
- <para revision="223067"><application>sendmail</application>
+ <para revision="223315"><application>sendmail</application>
has been updated to version 8.14.5.</para>
<para revision="226977">The <application>timezone</application>
database has been updated to the
<application>tzdata2011n</application> release.</para>
- <para revision="217698">The &man.unifdef.1; utility has been updated
+ <para>The &man.unifdef.1; utility has been updated
to version 2.5.6.</para>
- <para revision="223935">The <application>xz</application>
- program has been updated from 5.0.0 to a snapshot as of 11
- July, 2011.</para>
+ <para revision="219219">The <application>xz</application>
+ program has been updated from 5.0.0 to 5.0.1.</para>
<sect2 id="ports">
@@ -690,12 +671,6 @@
(<filename role="package">x11/kde4</filename>) has been
updated from 4.5.5 to 4.7.4.</para>
- <sect2 id="releng">
- <title>Release Engineering and Integration</title>
- <para></para>
- </sect2>
<sect1 id="upgrade">