svn commit: r187440 - stable/7

Maxim Sobolev sobomax at
Mon Jan 19 09:14:04 PST 2009

Author: sobomax
Date: Mon Jan 19 17:14:03 2009
New Revision: 187440

  MFC: mention removal of NTFS from GENERIC/amd64.


Modified: stable/7/UPDATING
--- stable/7/UPDATING	Mon Jan 19 17:03:46 2009	(r187439)
+++ stable/7/UPDATING	Mon Jan 19 17:14:03 2009	(r187440)
@@ -8,6 +8,14 @@ Items affecting the ports and packages s
 /usr/ports/UPDATING.  Please read that file before running
+	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.
 	powerd(8) was updated to get better SMP support.
 	Meanings of the -i and -r command line options were changed.

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