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@@ -216,17 +216,67 @@
to 3.6GB. Note that the ceiling as a fraction of the kernel
map size rather than an absolute quantity.</para>
+ <para>The &man.jail.8; subsystem has been updated. Changes include:</para>
+
+ <itemizedlist>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>Multiple addresses of both IPv4 and IPv6 per jail has
+ been supported. It is even possible to have jails without
+ an IP address at all, which basically gives one a chrooted
+ environment with restricted process view and no
+ networking.</para>
+ </listitem>
+
+ <listitem>
+ <para>SCTP (&man.sctp.4;) with IPv6 in jails has been supported.</para>
+ </listitem>
+
+ <listitem>
+ <para>Specific CPU binding by using &man.cpuset.1; has been supported.</para>
+ </listitem>
+
+ <listitem>
+ <para>A <literal>show jails</literal> subcommand in
+ &man.ddb.8; has been added.</para>
+ </listitem>
+
+ <listitem>
+ <para>Compatibility support which permits 32bit jail
+ binaries to be used on 64bit systems to manage jails has
+ been added.</para>
+ </listitem>
+
+ <listitem>
+ <para>Note that both version numbers of
+ <literal>jail</literal> and <literal>prison</literal> in
+ the &man.jail.8; have been updated for the new
+ features.</para>
+ </listitem>
+ </itemizedlist>
+
+ <para>The &man.jail.8; subsystem now supports SCTP(&man.sctp.4;)
+ with IPv6 in jails.</para>
+
<para>The &man.kld.4; now supports installing 32-bit system
call to the &os; system call translation layer from kernel
modules.</para>
+ <para>The &man.ktr.4; now supports a new KTR tracepoint in the
+ <literal>KTR_CALLOUT</literal> class to note when a callout
+ routine finishes executing.</para>
+
<para>The &os; 32-bit system call translation layer now
supports installing 32-bit system calls for
<literal>VFS_AIO</literal>.</para>
- <para>The &man.ktr.4; now supports a new KTR tracepoint in the
- <literal>KTR_CALLOUT</literal> class to note when a callout
- routine finishes executing.</para>
+ <para arch="amd64,i386">The &os; virtual memory subsystem now
+ supports Superpages. The Superpages is a feature in modern
+ CPUs that enables each entry in the TLB (translation lookaside
+ buffer) to map a large physical memory region into a virtual
+ address space. This provides possible memory savings for
+ applications that share large amounts of memory between the
+ address spaces and performance improvements due to fewer TLB
+ misses.</para>
<sect3 id="boot">
<title>Boot Loader Changes</title>
@@ -254,6 +304,9 @@
be lost. This sysctl variable adds a delay in millisecond
to the status checking code as a workaround.</para>
+ <para>The &man.acpi.asus.4; driver now supports Asus A8Sr
+ notebooks.</para>
+
<para>The &man.cpuctl.4; driver, which provides a special
device <filename>/dev/cpuctl</filename> as an interface to
the system CPU and functionality to retrieve CPUID
@@ -309,9 +362,48 @@
<sect4 id="net-if">
<title>Network Interface Support</title>
+ <para>The &man.axe.4; driver has been improved in
+ performance by eliminating extra context switch and now
+ supports Apple USB Ethernet adapter.</para>
+
<para>The ciphy(4) driver now supports Vitesse VSC8211
PHY.</para>
+ <para>The &man.fxp.4; driver has been improved. Changes include:</para>
+
+ <itemizedlist>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>The checksum offload feature can be controlled by
+ &man.ifconfig.8;.</para>
+ </listitem>
+
+ <listitem>
+ <para>Rx checksum offload support for 82559 or later
+ controllers has been added.</para>
+ </listitem>
+
+ <listitem>
+ <para>TSO (TCP Segmentation Offload) support for 82550
+ and 82551 controllers has been added.</para>
+ </listitem>
+
+ <listitem>
+ <para>WoL (Wake on LAN) support for 82550, 82551, 82558,
+ and 82559-based controllers has been added. Note that
+ ICH based controllers are treated as 82559, and 82557,
+ earlier revision of 82558, and 82559ER have no WOL
+ capability.</para>
+ </listitem>
+
+ <listitem>
+ <para>VLAN hardware tag insertion/stripping support and
+ Tx/Rx checksum offload for VLAN frames support have
+ been added. Note that the VLAN hardware assistance is
+ available only on 82550 or 82551-based
+ controllers.</para>
+ </listitem>
+ </itemizedlist>
+
<para>A bug in &man.igb.4; driver which prevents a tunable
<varname>hw.igb.ave_latency</varname> from working has
been fixed.</para>
@@ -319,15 +411,52 @@
<para>The &man.jme.4; driver now supports newer JMicron
JMC250/JMC260 revisions.</para>
- <para>The &man.rl.4; driver has been improved. A bug which
- prevents it from working on systems with more than 4GB
- memory has been fixed.</para>
+ <para>The &man.msk.4; driver has been improved. An issue
+ which makes it hang up in a certain condition has been
+ fixed.</para>
+
+ <para>The &man.mxge.4; driver now supports some newer
+ revisions and 10GBASE-LRM and 10GBASE-Twinax* media
+ types.</para>
+
+ <para>The &man.re.4; driver has been improved. It now
+ detects the link status.</para>
+
+ <para>The &man.rl.4; driver has been improved. It now
+ detects the link status and a bug which prevents it from
+ working on systems with more than 4GB memory has been
+ fixed.</para>
</sect4>
</sect3>
<sect3 id="net-proto">
<title>Network Protocols</title>
+ <para>IPv4 source address selection for unbound sockets has
+ been implemented as follows:</para>
+
+ <orderedlist>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>If we found a route, use the address corresponding
+ to the outgoing interface.</para>
+ </listitem>
+
+ <listitem>
+ <para>Otherwise we assume the foreign address is reachable
+ on a directly connected network and try to find a
+ corresponding interface to take the source address
+ from.</para>
+ </listitem>
+
+ <listitem>
+ <para>As a last resort use the default jail address.</para>
+ </listitem>
+ </orderedlist>
+
+ <para>This also changes the semantics of selecting the IP for
+ processes within a &man.jail.8; as it now uses the same
+ logic as outside the &man.jail.8;.</para>
+
<para>The &man.jail.8; subsystem now supports start with a
specific route FIB.</para>
@@ -335,6 +464,16 @@
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>
+
+ <para>The &man.tap.4;, Ethernet tunnel software network
+ interface now supports <literal>TAPGIFNAME</literal>
+ character device ioctl. This is a convenient shortcut to
+ obtain network interface name using file descriptor for
+ character device.</para>
+
+ <para>The domains list for handling the list of supported
+ domains in the &man.unix.4; (UNIX domain protocol family)
+ subsystem is now MPSAFE.</para>
</sect3>
<sect3 id="disks">
@@ -356,6 +495,10 @@
PCI devices with class 8 and subclass 5 according to SD Host
Controller Specification.</para>
+ <para>The &man.sdhci.4; driver now supports kernel dumping and
+ a sysctl variable <varname>hw.sdhci.debug</varname> for debug
+ level.</para>
+
<para>The &man.mmc.4; &man.mmcsd.4;, and &man.sdhci.4; driver
are now included as a kernel module.</para>
</sect3>
@@ -363,6 +506,21 @@
<sect3 id="fs">
<title>File Systems</title>
+ <para>The semantics of &man.acl.3; extended access control
+ list has been changed as follows:</para>
+
+ <itemizedlist>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>The inode modification time (mtime) is not updated
+ when extended attribute are added, modified, or removed.</para>
+ </listitem>
+
+ <listitem>
+ <para>The inode access time (atime) is not updated
+ when extended attribute are queried.</para>
+ </listitem>
+ </itemizedlist>
+
<para>The shared vnode locking for pathname lookups in
&man.VFS.9; subsystem has been improved. This is disabled
by default. Setting a sysctl variable
@@ -376,19 +534,40 @@
<sect2 id="userland">
<title>Userland Changes</title>
+ <para>A bug in the &man.atacontrol.8; utility which prevents it
+ from working when <filename>/usr</filename> is not mounted or
+ invoked from <filename>/rescue</filename>, has been
+ fixed.</para>
+
<para>The &man.config.8; utility now supports
multiple <varname>makeoption</varname> lines.</para>
+ <para>The &man.dirname.1; utility now accepts multiple arguments
+ in the same way that &man.basename.1; does.</para>
+
<para>The &man.du.1; utility now supports an <option>-l</option>
flag. When specified, the &man.du.1; counts a file with
multiple hard links as multiple different files.</para>
+ <para>The &man.dumpfs.8; utility now supports an
+ <option>-f</option> flag, which causes it to list all free
+ fragments in the file system by fragment (block) number. This
+ new mode does the necessary arithmetic to generate absolute
+ fragment numbers rather than than the cg-relative numbers
+ printed in the default mode.</para>
+
+ <para>If <option>-f</option> is passed once, contiguous fragment
+ ranges are collapsed into an X-Y format as free block lists are
+ currently printed in regular dumpfs output, but if specified twice,
+ all block numbers are printed individually, allowing both compact
+ and more script-friendly representation.</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 catastrophic recovery mode, which
+ <option>-D</option> flag for damaged 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
@@ -399,6 +578,15 @@
messages for a NAT rule even when a <option>-q</option> flag
is specified.</para>
+ <para>The &man.ln.1; utility now supports a <option>-w</option>
+ flag to check if the source file actually exists. When the
+ flag is specified and the file does not exist, the &man.ln.1;
+ will put a warning message.</para>
+
+ <para>The &man.netstat.1; utility now reports &man.unix.4;
+ sockets listen queue statistics when an <option>-L</option>
+ flag.</para>
+
<para>A bug in the &man.netstat.1; utility has been fixed. It
crashed with the following options in the previous
versions:</para>
@@ -409,6 +597,11 @@
<option>-ss</option> now works in the icmp6 section as
expected.</para>
+ <para>The &man.pciconf.8; utility now supports a
+ <option>-b</option> flag, which lists any base address
+ registers (BAR) that are assigned resources for each
+ device.</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
@@ -417,6 +610,10 @@
before leaving the highest frequency after the period of
maximum load.</para>
+ <para>The &man.stat.1; utility now displays an octal
+ representation of suid, sgid and sticky bits when an
+ <option>-x</option> flag is specified.</para>
+
<para>The &man.strndup.3; function has been added.</para>
<para>The &man.wc.1; utility now supports an <option>-L</option>