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    1: [[!meta title="NetBSD 9.0 preliminary tasklist"]]
    2: 
    3: ## PRs worth fixing
    4: 
    5: (carried over unclosed PRs from [[netbsd8]])
    6: 
    7: * ~~[[!template id=pr number=53053]]: non-MULTIPROCESSOR hangs building Go~~ (still reproducable with newer go?)  
    8:   [[!template id=pr number=53173]]: "go test net/http" locks up the machine (both PRs tied /!\ )
    9: 
   10: * [[!template id=pr number=53016]]: Clock not stable /!\
   11: 
   12: * [[!template id=pr number=53017]]: Kernel panics every now and then with "fpusave_lwp: did not" message
   13: 
   14: * [[!template id=pr number=53155]]: Wedge after <12h uptime when >2 bnx network interfaces in use /!\
   15: 
   16: * [[!template id=pr number=53161]]: ATF test runs leave a rump_server process around
   17: 
   18: * [[!template id=pr number=53286]]: hdaudio(4), iwm(4) and rtsx(4) detections fail in UEFI case /!\
   19: 
   20: * [[!template id=pr number=53291]]: GPT prevents installation
   21: 
   22: ## Bug Bountys
   23: 
   24: PRs in the above list marked with /!\ are show stoppers and have a bug bounty of $100 attached.
   25: If you find a solution for one of the marked issues that leads to closing of the PRs, we will get
   26: in touch with you.
   27: 
   28: ## Features to finish/implement
   29: 
   30: * IPF/PF deprecation in favour of NPF
   31:    - TODO: docs, what features to add to NPF ...
   32: * ATA/NCQ
   33:    - ~~variants of [[!template id=pr number=48214]] "clearing WDCTL_RST failed" during boot~~ (done, waiting for confirmation)
   34:    - ~~[[!template id=pr number=52783]] parallel fsck hangs during boot of 8.99.[5678]~~ (done)
   35:    - ~~[[!template id=pr number=52614]] qemu virtual CD-ROM reports read errors since recent wdc changes~~ (done)
   36:    - [[!template id=pr number=53183]] System stops servicing I/O requests and eventually deadlocks
   37: * UBC using direct map working on amd64 and possibly alpha, aarch64
   38:    - [[!template id=pr number=53124]] (FFS is slow because pmap_update doesn't scale)
   39:    - all known issues fixed - confirmed working on amd64 and alpha
   40:    - patch for aarch64 being tested
   41: * XEN AVX working
   42:    - ~~[[!template id=pr number=50332]] AVX instructions don't work but OSXSAVE flag is set~~ (done)
   43: * ZFS
   44: * ~~~kASan for amd64~~~ (done)
   45: * ~~~kASan for aarch64~~~ (done)
   46: * compiler-rt in the base with enabled features for Clang/LLVM
   47: * LVM mirror target
   48: * ~~~add NVMM~~~ (done)
   49: * ~~~plug kernel pointer leaks~~~ (done)
   50: * fix Nouveau, some GPUs stopped working after the update
   51: 
   52: ## Nice to have
   53: 
   54: * gcc 8+ from a sanitizers point of view
   55: * ~~~arm: GENERIC kernel config for armv7 boards.~~~ (done)
   56: * ~~~arm64: Support for servers following SBSA/SBBR standards~~~ (done)
   57: * ~~~updated graphics drivers~~~ (done)
   58: * PVHVM and PVH
   59: * ~~~ARM64 ACPI~~~ (done)
   60: * WireGuard
   61: * expand x86 intr masks to allow up to 64 interrupts per CPU and hence 48 MSI/MSI-X on cpu0
   62:    [[http://mail-index.netbsd.org/current-users/2018/12/01/msg034728.html]]
   63: 
   64: ## Nice to have, but likely won't be finished on time
   65: 
   66: * merge pgoyette-compat
   67: * address failing ptrace(2) tests, cover the remaining scenarios (there are planned ~2k ATF tests total for the elementary functionality)
   68: * rework semantics of threading operations in ptrace(2)
   69: 
   70: ...
   71: 
   72: ## Release notes (top)
   73: 
   74: * Support for Aarch64 (ARM 64-bit) machines. The aarch64 port should work on many Allwinner machines,
   75: SBSA/SBBR compatible servers. It supports multiple processors, including in a big.LITTLE configuration, ACPI and UEFI.
   76: It uses a single kernel to support a large amount of boards with the help of ACPI+UEFI or FDT.
   77: * Updated graphical acceleration support from Linux 4.4. Intel graphics including Kaby Lake.
   78:   Note: support for nVidia graphical cards was disabled. <!-- XXX, actually do this -->
   79: * bwfm(4) - Broadcom Full-MAC wireless driver (from OpenBSD)
   80: * ena(4) - Amazon.com Elastic Network Adapter (from FreeBSD)
   81: * ISDN support removed
   82: 
   83: ## Release notes (next)
   84: 
   85: * GCC 6.5.0
   86: * LLVM 7.0.0
   87: * OpenSSL 1.1.1a
   88: * OpenSSH 7.8

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