svn commit: r218455 - releng/8.2/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes

Hiroki Sato hrs at
Tue Feb 8 20:39:04 UTC 2011

Author: hrs
Date: Tue Feb  8 20:39:03 2011
New Revision: 218455

  Add more relnotes items for 8.2R:
  	[amd64] VM_KMEM_SIZE_SCALE=1 by default,
  	[amd64,i386] CPU topology detection for Intel CPUs improved,
  	bge(4) TXCSUM/RXCSUM confusion fixed,
  	bge(4) workaround for BCM5906/6906 added,
  	fxp(4) TSO over VLAN on 82550 and 82551 added,
  	ata(4) SiI chipsets on big endian systems fixed,
  	b64decode(1) -r break handling fixed, and
  Approved by:	re (implicit)


Modified: releng/8.2/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/article.sgml
--- releng/8.2/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/article.sgml	Tue Feb  8 20:28:36 2011	(r218454)
+++ releng/8.2/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/article.sgml	Tue Feb  8 20:39:03 2011	(r218455)
@@ -175,6 +175,18 @@
 	DMA bounce buffer which is required on systems with larger RAM
 	than 4GB.</para>
+      <para arch="amd64" revision="214620">&os;/amd64 now always sets
+	the KVA space as equal to or larger than physical memory size.
+	The default size was calculated based on one-third of the
+	physical memory size by a code derived from one for i386.  It
+	has been changed because constraints for memory space are not
+	severe on amd64 and this change would help to prevent a
+	<quote>kmem_map too small</quote> panic which often occurs
+	when using ZFS.</para>
+      <para arch="amd64,i386" revision="214621">CPU topology detection
+	for Intel CPUs has been improved.</para>
       <para revision="209692">The &man.ddb.8; kernel debugger now
 	supports an optional delay in <command>reset</command> and
 	<command>reboot</command> commands.  This allows an
@@ -279,6 +291,15 @@
 	    prevents TSO in BCM57780 from working has been
+	  <para revision="214700">A bug in the &man.bge.4; driver
+	    which can wrongly disable the TX checksum offloading
+	    feature as well when one tries only the RX checksum
+	    offloading has been fixed.</para>
+	  <para revision="214714">Some improvements for reliability of
+	    the &man.bge.4; driver with BCM5906 or BCM6906 controller
+	    has been added.</para>
 	  <para revision="213109">UDP checksum offloading in the
 	    &man.bge.4; driver has been disabled by default.  This is
 	    because Broadcom controllers have a bug which can generate
@@ -346,6 +367,9 @@
 	    This fixes an issue when it is used with the &man.carp.4;
+	  <para revision="214717">The &man.fxp.4; driver now supports
+	    TSO over VLAN on i82550 and i82551 controllers.</para>
 	  <para revision="210673">The &man.iwn.4; driver now supports
 	    Intel Wireless WiFi Link 6000 series.  The firmware has
 	    been updated to version</para>
@@ -531,9 +555,12 @@
 	  <varname>hw.ata.ata_dma_check_80pin</varname> is
-	<para revision="213291">A device detection of Serverworls K2
-	  SATA controllers in the &man.ata.4; has been
-	  improved.</para>
+	<para revision="213291">An issue of device detection of
+	  Serverworks K2 SATA controllers in the &man.ata.4; has been fixed.</para>
+	<para revision="214667">A bug in the &man.ata.4; driver which
+	  prevents some Silicon Image chipsets from working on big
+	  endian systems has been fixed.</para>
 	<para revision="214330">The &man.gconcat.8; GEOM class now
 	  supports kernel crash dump.  The dumping is performed to the
@@ -651,6 +678,10 @@
 	It now runs faster even when a single interface has a number
 	of aliases.</para>
+      <para revision="214729">A bug in the &man.b64decode.1; which
+	prevernts an <option>-r</option> option from handling arbitary
+	breaks in a base64 encoded string has been fixed.</para>
       <para revision="211723">The &man.calendar.1; utility now supports
 	repeating events which span multiple years, lunar events, and
 	solar events.</para>
@@ -901,7 +932,7 @@
 	version 8.14.4.</para>
       <para>The timezone database has been updated to the
-	<application>tzdata2010m</application> release.</para>
+	<application>tzdata2010o</application> release.</para>
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