Diff for /wikisrc/users/maya.mdwn between versions 1.7 and 1.8

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 # NetBSD-8 release notes items #  
   
 Below list needs to be expanded about ARM, MPSAFE networking changes.    
 Then expanded to be readable by an average technically inclined person.    
 Then reordered for most cool things on top.  
   
 * W^X memory protection enforced by default on architectures with fine-grained memory protection  
 * ASLR in some archs, MKPIE default for userland    
 XXX list of archs  
 * SSP/FORTIFY default for userland and packages.    
 XXX is SSP / MKPIE new to userland?  
 * In-kernel audio mixer  
   
 * USB system rework. added USB3 support.  
   
 The following networking components and drivers have been made MPSAFE:    
 XXX long list, TODO.smpnet is a start  
   
   
 * Reproducible build (link to blog)  
 * Dynamic tracing (DTrace) for kernel code (link to guide/intro)  
   
   
 amd64, i386:  
   
 * Meltdown fixes  
 * SMEP  
 * SMAP  
 * amd64 kernel W^X  
 * EFI bootloader  
   
 xen:  
   
 * kernel modules support  
   
 ARM:  
   
 * awin, FDT    
 XXX elaborate  
   
   
 * TC-USB, TurboChannel USB support for ...  
 * mntva, driver for mntmn's VA2000 amiga graphics card  
   
 * bta2dpd - new Bluetooth Advanced Audio Distribution Profile daemon  
 * iwm(4), a driver for Intel Wireless devices (AC7260, AC7265, AC3160...)  
 * nvme(4), a driver for NVMe hardware, ported from OpenBSD  
 * nouveau, an open source driver for modern nVidia graphics, ported from linux, available by default.  
    (this is at the bottom because we mentioned it in 7.1 too)  
   
   
 # Tips for using analyzers on NetBSD #  # Tips for using analyzers on NetBSD #
   
 ## Address Sanitizer (+UBsan) (preliminary) ##  ## Address Sanitizer (+UBsan) (preliminary) ##

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