svn commit: r191457 - head

Robert Watson rwatson at
Fri Apr 24 09:58:51 UTC 2009

Author: rwatson
Date: Fri Apr 24 09:58:50 2009
New Revision: 191457

  Add UPDATING note about change to struct malloc_type -- following several
  reports of panics, remind readers that rebuilding kernel modules between
  kernel upgrades in HEAD is a good idea.


Modified: head/UPDATING
--- head/UPDATING	Fri Apr 24 09:54:46 2009	(r191456)
+++ head/UPDATING	Fri Apr 24 09:58:50 2009	(r191457)
@@ -22,10 +22,16 @@ NOTE TO PEOPLE WHO THINK THAT FreeBSD 8.
 	to maximize performance.  (To disable malloc debugging, run
 	ln -s aj /etc/malloc.conf.)
 	Implement low-level Bluetooth HCI API.
 	Bump __FreeBSD_version to 800083.
+	The layout of struct malloc_type, used by modules to register new
+	memory allocation types, has changed.  Most modules will need to
+	be rebuilt or panics may be experienced.
+	Bump __FreeBSD_version to 800081.
 	Anticipate overflowing inp_flags - add inp_flags2. 
 	This changes most offsets in inpcb, so checking v4 connection

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