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Mon Dec 24 08:33:54 2018 UTC
(2 years, 11 months ago) by maxv
CVS tags: HEAD
Add a column, to provide an estimation of the NetBSD release that had the
most functional version of each component, and add a sentence to explain.
Put NetBSD 4 in compat_svr4, suggested off-list by Brandon Wickelhaus.
While here add the userland commit for NDIS.
1: [[!meta title="The Attic Museum"]]
3: Over time, several kernel components were removed from NetBSD, often because
4: they were too hard to maintain, not always functional, and because the features
5: they implemented were not particularly wanted anymore.
7: This page provides a list of these removed components, with references to the
8: original code.
10: Only the features that were not superseded are listed.
12: Each component used to be maintained and functional, but over time became
13: broken because of lack of interest and inability to test changes, especially
14: on old hardware and ABIs. An estimation is provided of the NetBSD release
15: believed to have had the most functional version of each feature, before the
16: feature started deprecating. Note that this estimation may not be totally
19: [[!table data="""
20: Component |Category |Removed Since |Most Functional Version |References
21: vm86 |x86 CPU Mode |08/2017 |NetBSD 7 |Many, was widespread, not reinstatable
22: ipkdb |Remote Debugger |07/2018 | |[Commit](https://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2018/07/15/msg096801.html)
23: n8 |Driver |08/2018 | |[Commit](https://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2018/08/08/msg097370.html)
24: ndis |Network Driver |08/2018 | |[Userland Commit](https://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2018/08/25/msg097800.html), [Kernel Commit](https://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2018/08/25/msg097796.html)
25: midway |Network Driver |09/2018 | |[Commit](https://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2018/09/06/msg098894.html)
26: natm |Network Protocol |09/2018 | |[Commit](https://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2018/09/06/msg098895.html)
27: daic |Network Driver |09/2018 | |[Commit](https://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2018/09/19/msg099271.html)
28: iavc |Network Driver |09/2018 | |[Commit](https://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2018/09/21/msg099322.html)
29: ifpci |Network Driver |09/2018 | |[Commit](https://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2018/09/22/msg099341.html)
30: ifritz |Network Driver |09/2018 | |[Commit](https://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2018/09/22/msg099344.html)
31: iwic |Network Driver |09/2018 | |[Commit](http://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2018/09/22/msg099345.html)
32: isic |Network Driver |09/2018 | |[Commit](https://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2018/09/22/msg099351.html)
33: isdn |Network Protocol |09/2018 | |[Userland Commit](https://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2018/09/23/msg099370.html), [Kernel Commit](https://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2018/09/23/msg099381.html)
34: lmc |Network Driver |12/2018 | |[Commit](https://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2018/12/12/msg101368.html)
35: compat_svr4 |Compatibility layer |12/2018 |NetBSD 4 |[Commit](https://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2018/12/19/msg101565.html)
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