svn commit: r187438 - head

Maxim Sobolev sobomax at
Mon Jan 19 09:00:43 PST 2009

Author: sobomax
Date: Mon Jan 19 17:00:42 2009
New Revision: 187438

  Mention removal of NTFS from GENERIC/amd64.


Modified: head/UPDATING
--- head/UPDATING	Mon Jan 19 16:19:53 2009	(r187437)
+++ head/UPDATING	Mon Jan 19 17:00:42 2009	(r187438)
@@ -22,6 +22,14 @@ NOTE TO PEOPLE WHO THINK THAT FreeBSD 8.
 	to maximize performance.  (To disable malloc debugging, run
 	ln -s aj /etc/malloc.conf.)
+	NTFS has been removed from GENERIC kernel on amd64 to match
+	GENERIC on i386. Should not cause any issues since mount_ntfs(8)
+	will load ntfs.ko module automatically when NTFS support is
+	actually needed, unless ntfs.ko is not installed or security
+	level prohibits loading kernel modules. If either is the case,
+	"options NTFS" has to be added into kernel config.
 	TCP Appropriate Byte Counting (RFC 3465) support added to kernel.
 	New field in struct tcpcb breaks ABI, so bump __FreeBSD_version to

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