Changes between Version 22 and Version 23 of R1/Alpha2/ReleaseNotes


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May 9, 2010, 2:52:42 PM (9 years ago)
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    8383Font rendering, while improved due to the expired font hinting patent, is still not optimal. Due to the uncertain situation about patents, the official release has disabled code, which is known to be patented. This sadly includes the subpixel code used by FreeType. Once the situation is better understood and a decision has been made, subpixel font rendering may get re-enabled for official releases.
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     85Haiku's ACPI support, which is enabled by default, might cause problems on some hardware. ACPI can be disabled in the boot loader's safe mode options menu.
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     87While it improves the IRQ routing situation the recently added MSI support might have issues with certain hardware.
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     89Copying large amounts of data from faster to slower disk drives (like USB sticks) can cause the system to start paging.
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     91The Haiku boot loader has been reported to hang on some hardware.
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    8694== Source Code ==