Commit d017ea8e authored by Andrei Borzenkov's avatar Andrei Borzenkov
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NEWS update

parent 8207874e
......@@ -18,6 +18,7 @@ New in 2.02:
* ZFS features support.
* ZFS LZ4 support.
* XFS V5 format support.
* LVM RAID1 support.
* New/improved terminal and video support:
* Monochrome text (matching `hercules' in GRUB Legacy).
......@@ -49,6 +50,7 @@ New in 2.02:
* Improve TFTP robustness.
* Parse `nd' disk names in GRUB Legacy configuration files.
* Issue separate DNS queries for IPv4 and IPv6.
* Support IPv6 Router Advertisement to configure default router.
* Coreboot improvements:
* CBFS support both in on-disk images (loopback) and flash.
......@@ -96,6 +98,8 @@ New in 2.02:
EFI Stall. If everything fails, use hardcoded frequency 800MHz.
* Support Hyper-V Gen2 platforms which lack PIT for TSC calibration.
* Map UEFI Persistent Memory to E820 persistent memory.
* New Xen loader on ARM64.
* Respect alignment requirement for block device IO buffers on EFI.
* Security:
* Add optional facility to enforce that all files read by the core image
......@@ -134,6 +138,11 @@ New in 2.02:
menu entry immediately.
* New `file' command and grub-file utility to check file types.
* New syslinux configuration file parser.
* Set menu entry class to primary OS name returned by os-prober to display
OS specific icon.
* On Linux x86 detect EFI word size in grub-install and automatically select
correct platform (x86_64-efi or i386-efi) to install. Requires Linux kernel
4.0 or higher.
* Build system:
* Remove all uses of nested functions; GRUB no longer requires an
......@@ -160,6 +169,8 @@ New in 2.02:
* emu libusb support removed (was broken and unmaintained).
* powerpc64le compile support.
* Use fixed timestamp when generating GRUB image for reproducible builds.
* Verify at build time that modules contain only supported relocations and their
structure matches what boot-time module loader expects.
* Revision control moved to git.
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