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Improvements since R1/Alpha 4

Haiku R1 alpha 4 -- Release Date: 2012-11-14 -- Revision: hrevr1alpha4-44702

This page outlines some of the more notable changesets since then. Additions and corrections are encouraged.

Kernel Drivers or Filesystems

  • Virtio support:
    • block devices (supported features: configuration change)
    • SCSI devices (supported features: capacity change)
    • PCI: legacy/MSI/MSI-X interrupts supported
  • MSI-X support: activated in the FreeBSD compat layer.
  • MSI: activated for AHCI and USB host controller drivers, fixed for some AMD based systems.
  • intel_gart: bridge detection is fixed.
  • PCI: use pcie mechanism for config space access
  • iso9960, exfat, fat: Corrected time conversion mistakes.
  • cdda, fat, iso9660: clear tv_nsecs fields in the stat struct.
  • bfs, btrfs, exfat, extfs: Return more than a single dirent at a time in btrfs_read_dir().


  • GCC 4.7.3


  • Switch to terminfo instead of termcap
  • haiku.image now supports the target x86_64
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