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authorBruce A. Mah <bmah@FreeBSD.org>2006-05-19 23:35:26 +0000
committerBruce A. Mah <bmah@FreeBSD.org>2006-05-19 23:35:26 +0000
commit01744de90ee036506095ba7d257cd10d30a54efc (patch)
treef22e44c266d273307e67eae23aa932f45f5ca8a6
parentdc79eb6b2a19b41a0710636d3b8ec0d059ac80f9 (diff)
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New release notes: Removed hard-coded limit on IPv4 multicast group
memberships, linsysfs(5), cached(8), nsswitch.conf now statically loaded. Modified release notes: Note that XFS support is RO, libarchive(3) extended attributes, don't use entity for usbd(8) removal note. New manpages noted: mca(8), sysctl(9).
Notes
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=158753
-rw-r--r--release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/article.sgml27
-rw-r--r--release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/common/new.sgml27
2 files changed, 46 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/article.sgml b/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/article.sgml
index 30292aa26d77..c022d8dffa85 100644
--- a/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/article.sgml
+++ b/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/article.sgml
@@ -623,6 +623,9 @@
Packets are Ethernet frames with an EtherIP header prepended.
&merged;</para>
+ <para>A hard-coded limit on the number of IPv4 multicast group
+ memberships (formerly 20) has been removed.</para>
+
<para>The path MTU discovery for multicast packets in the &os;
&man.ip6.4; stack has been disabled by default because
notifying path MTU by a lot of routers in multicast
@@ -873,10 +876,16 @@ geli_da1s3a_keyfile0_name="/boot/keys/da1s3a.key"</programlisting>
<sect3 id="fs">
<title>File Systems</title>
+ <para>The &man.linsysfs.5; pseudo-filesystem driver has been
+ added. It provides a subset of the
+ Linux <filename>sys</filename> filesystem, and is required for
+ the correct operation of some Linux binaries (such as the LSI
+ MegaRAID SAS utility).</para>
+
<para>A part of the FreeBSD NFS subsystem (the interface with
the protocol stack and callouts) is now MPSAFE.</para>
- <para>Initial support for SGI's XFS filesystem has been
+ <para>Initial (read-only) support for SGI's XFS filesystem has been
added.</para>
</sect3>
@@ -924,6 +933,10 @@ geli_da1s3a_keyfile0_name="/boot/keys/da1s3a.key"</programlisting>
<para>The &man.bsnmpd.1; utility now supports the Host Resources
MIB described in RFC 2790. &merged;</para>
+ <para>&man.cached.8; has been added. It is a daemon that caches
+ the results of nsswitch lookups (such as those to the password,
+ group, and services databases) for improved performance.</para>
+
<para>The &man.cmp.1; utility now supports an <option>-h</option>
flag to compare the symbolic link itself rather than the
file that the link points to. &merged;</para>
@@ -1040,7 +1053,7 @@ geli_da1s3a_keyfile0_name="/boot/keys/da1s3a.key"</programlisting>
and be able to patch memory on a live system.</para>
<para>The &man.libarchive.3; library now supports
- POSIX.1e-style Extended Attribute.</para>
+ POSIX.1e-style Extended Attributes.</para>
<para>The <application>libc</application> library now includes
initial implementation of symbol maps and symbol version
@@ -1127,6 +1140,10 @@ geli_da1s3a_keyfile0_name="/boot/keys/da1s3a.key"</programlisting>
differs depending on which stack is compiled into
the kernel since they each keep different statistics. &merged;</para>
+ <para>The <filename>/etc/nsswitch.conf</filename> file is now
+ installed statically instead of being generated on every
+ reboot.</para>
+
<para>The &man.periodic.8; daily script now supports
display of the status of &man.gmirror.8;, &man.graid3.8;,
&man.gstripe.8;, and &man.gconcat.8; devices.
@@ -1201,7 +1218,7 @@ geli_da1s3a_keyfile0_name="/boot/keys/da1s3a.key"</programlisting>
<para arch="ppc">The &man.truss.1; utility now supports &os;/ppc.</para>
- <para>The &man.usbd.8; utility has been removed.
+ <para>The usbd(8) utility has been removed.
The &man.devd.8; utility and its configuration
file now support functionality which is equivalent to it.</para>
@@ -1520,7 +1537,9 @@ geli_da1s3a_keyfile0_name="/boot/keys/da1s3a.key"</programlisting>
<para>Documentation of existing functionality has been improved by
the addition of the following manual pages:
&man.acpi.sony.4;, &man.ext2fs.5;,
- &man.snd.mss.4;, &man.snd.t4dwave.4;.</para>
+ &man.mca.8;,
+ &man.snd.mss.4;, &man.snd.t4dwave.4;,
+ &man.sysctl.9;.</para>
<para>The manual pages for <application>NTP</application>
have been updated to 4.2.0, to match the version of
diff --git a/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/common/new.sgml b/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/common/new.sgml
index 30292aa26d77..c022d8dffa85 100644
--- a/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/common/new.sgml
+++ b/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/common/new.sgml
@@ -623,6 +623,9 @@
Packets are Ethernet frames with an EtherIP header prepended.
&merged;</para>
+ <para>A hard-coded limit on the number of IPv4 multicast group
+ memberships (formerly 20) has been removed.</para>
+
<para>The path MTU discovery for multicast packets in the &os;
&man.ip6.4; stack has been disabled by default because
notifying path MTU by a lot of routers in multicast
@@ -873,10 +876,16 @@ geli_da1s3a_keyfile0_name="/boot/keys/da1s3a.key"</programlisting>
<sect3 id="fs">
<title>File Systems</title>
+ <para>The &man.linsysfs.5; pseudo-filesystem driver has been
+ added. It provides a subset of the
+ Linux <filename>sys</filename> filesystem, and is required for
+ the correct operation of some Linux binaries (such as the LSI
+ MegaRAID SAS utility).</para>
+
<para>A part of the FreeBSD NFS subsystem (the interface with
the protocol stack and callouts) is now MPSAFE.</para>
- <para>Initial support for SGI's XFS filesystem has been
+ <para>Initial (read-only) support for SGI's XFS filesystem has been
added.</para>
</sect3>
@@ -924,6 +933,10 @@ geli_da1s3a_keyfile0_name="/boot/keys/da1s3a.key"</programlisting>
<para>The &man.bsnmpd.1; utility now supports the Host Resources
MIB described in RFC 2790. &merged;</para>
+ <para>&man.cached.8; has been added. It is a daemon that caches
+ the results of nsswitch lookups (such as those to the password,
+ group, and services databases) for improved performance.</para>
+
<para>The &man.cmp.1; utility now supports an <option>-h</option>
flag to compare the symbolic link itself rather than the
file that the link points to. &merged;</para>
@@ -1040,7 +1053,7 @@ geli_da1s3a_keyfile0_name="/boot/keys/da1s3a.key"</programlisting>
and be able to patch memory on a live system.</para>
<para>The &man.libarchive.3; library now supports
- POSIX.1e-style Extended Attribute.</para>
+ POSIX.1e-style Extended Attributes.</para>
<para>The <application>libc</application> library now includes
initial implementation of symbol maps and symbol version
@@ -1127,6 +1140,10 @@ geli_da1s3a_keyfile0_name="/boot/keys/da1s3a.key"</programlisting>
differs depending on which stack is compiled into
the kernel since they each keep different statistics. &merged;</para>
+ <para>The <filename>/etc/nsswitch.conf</filename> file is now
+ installed statically instead of being generated on every
+ reboot.</para>
+
<para>The &man.periodic.8; daily script now supports
display of the status of &man.gmirror.8;, &man.graid3.8;,
&man.gstripe.8;, and &man.gconcat.8; devices.
@@ -1201,7 +1218,7 @@ geli_da1s3a_keyfile0_name="/boot/keys/da1s3a.key"</programlisting>
<para arch="ppc">The &man.truss.1; utility now supports &os;/ppc.</para>
- <para>The &man.usbd.8; utility has been removed.
+ <para>The usbd(8) utility has been removed.
The &man.devd.8; utility and its configuration
file now support functionality which is equivalent to it.</para>
@@ -1520,7 +1537,9 @@ geli_da1s3a_keyfile0_name="/boot/keys/da1s3a.key"</programlisting>
<para>Documentation of existing functionality has been improved by
the addition of the following manual pages:
&man.acpi.sony.4;, &man.ext2fs.5;,
- &man.snd.mss.4;, &man.snd.t4dwave.4;.</para>
+ &man.mca.8;,
+ &man.snd.mss.4;, &man.snd.t4dwave.4;,
+ &man.sysctl.9;.</para>
<para>The manual pages for <application>NTP</application>
have been updated to 4.2.0, to match the version of