Annotation of wikisrc/users/maya/release-notes-8-draft.mdwn, revision 1.2

1.1       maya        1: # NetBSD-8 release notes items #
                      2: 
                      3: Below list needs to be expanded about ARM, MPSAFE networking changes.  
                      4: Then expanded to be readable by an average technically inclined person.  
                      5: Then reordered for most cool things on top.
                      6: 
1.2     ! maya        7: * W\^X memory protection enforced by default on architectures with fine-grained memory protection
1.1       maya        8: * ASLR in some archs, MKPIE default for userland  
                      9: XXX list of archs
                     10: * SSP/FORTIFY default for userland and packages.  
                     11: XXX is SSP / MKPIE new to userland?
                     12: * In-kernel audio mixer
                     13: 
                     14: * USB system rework. added USB3 support.
                     15: 
                     16: The following networking components and drivers have been made MPSAFE:  
                     17: XXX long list, TODO.smpnet is a start
                     18: 
                     19: 
                     20: * Reproducible build (link to blog)
                     21: * Dynamic tracing (DTrace) for kernel code (link to guide/intro)
                     22: 
                     23: 
                     24: amd64, i386:
                     25: 
                     26: * Meltdown fixes
                     27: * SMEP
                     28: * SMAP
1.2     ! maya       29: * amd64 kernel W\^X
1.1       maya       30: * EFI bootloader
                     31: 
                     32: xen:
                     33: 
                     34: * kernel modules support
                     35: 
                     36: ARM:
                     37: 
                     38: * awin, FDT  
                     39: XXX elaborate
                     40: 
                     41: 
                     42: * TC-USB, TurboChannel USB support for ...
                     43: * mntva, driver for mntmn's VA2000 amiga graphics card
                     44: 
                     45: * bta2dpd - new Bluetooth Advanced Audio Distribution Profile daemon
                     46: * iwm(4), a driver for Intel Wireless devices (AC7260, AC7265, AC3160...)
                     47: * nvme(4), a driver for NVMe hardware, ported from OpenBSD
                     48: * nouveau, an open source driver for modern nVidia graphics, ported from linux, available by default.
                     49:    (this is at the bottom because we mentioned it in 7.1 too)

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