svn commit: r241191 - stable/8

Konstantin Belousov kib at
Thu Oct 4 09:02:39 UTC 2012

Author: kib
Date: Thu Oct  4 09:02:38 2012
New Revision: 241191

  MFC r241092:
  Add the UPDATING note about padlock rng support requiring the config change.

  stable/8/UPDATING   (contents, props changed)

Modified: stable/8/UPDATING
--- stable/8/UPDATING	Thu Oct  4 08:53:05 2012	(r241190)
+++ stable/8/UPDATING	Thu Oct  4 09:02:38 2012	(r241191)
@@ -15,6 +15,14 @@ NOTE TO PEOPLE WHO THINK THAT FreeBSD 8.
 	debugging tools present in HEAD were left in place because
 	sun4v support still needs work to become production ready.
+	The random(4) support for the VIA hardware random number
+	generator (`PADLOCK') is no longer enabled unconditionally.
+	Add the PADLOCK_RNG option in the custom kernel config if
+	needed.  The GENERIC kernels on i386 and amd64 do include the
+	option, so the change only affects the custom kernel
+	configurations.
 	The sparc64 ZFS loader has been changed to no longer try to auto-
 	detect ZFS providers based on diskN aliases but now requires these

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