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 +====== Kamikaze 8.09 ======
 +
 +The long awaited 8.09 release is finally done. We took some extra time to give it a lot of testing, to make sure that it's stable.
 +
 +You can find it here: [[http://​downloads.openwrt.org/​kamikaze/​8.09/​]]
 +
 +The source code repository URL is ''​%%https://​svn.openwrt.org/​openwrt/​tags/​8.09%%''​\\ ​
 +If necessary, updates will be committed at ''​%%https://​svn.openwrt.org/​openwrt/​branches/​8.09%%''​\\ ​
 +Packages were built from ''​%%https://​svn.openwrt.org/​openwrt/​branches/​packages_8.09%%''​ with SVN revision r14365
 +
 +
 +**List of supported platforms:​**
 +  * AMCC Taishan
 +  * AMD Alchemy (MeshCube)
 +  * Atheros AR531x/231x based routers
 +  * Atmel AVR32
 +  * Broadcom 47xx based routers (Linux 2.4 and 2.6)
 +  * Infineon/​ADMtek ADM5120
 +  * IXP42x/43x
 +  * MagicBox
 +  * MikroTik RouterBoard 532
 +  * RDC SoC
 +  * Texas Instruments AR7
 +  * User-Mode Linux (source only)
 +  * x86 based boards ​
 +
 +**Changes from RC2 to 8.09:**
 +  * Fixes for LuCI
 +  * More toolchain fixes for PowerPC
 +  * A small madwifi bugfix
 +  * Tx power handling fixes for multiple 802.11 drivers
 +  * Firewall fixes
 +
 +**Changes from RC1 to RC2:**
 +  * Stability fixes for MadWiFi
 +  * Firewall fixes
 +  * Lots of package updates
 +  * PPPoE hotplug fixes
 +  * Atheros AR231x ethernet driver fixes
 +  * PowerPC fixes
 +  * ADM5120 support for both little and big endian
 +  * AVR32 compiler upgrade
 +  * Fixes for Broadcom 2.4 (stability, support for fixed bssid in ad-hoc mode)
 +  * Improved ethernet driver performance for Broadcom 47xx (Linux 2.4 and 2.6)
 +
 +**List of major changes from 7.09 to 8.09:**
 +  * Busybox upgraded to 1.11.2
 +  * Kernel upgrades for all targets
 +  * uClibc upgraded to 0.9.29
 +  * Firewall rewrite, fully modular netfilter/​iptables support
 +    - Syntax of /​etc/​config/​firewall converted to UCI
 +  * ipkg package manager replaced with opkg
 +    - package lists moved to ramdisk, lists are not retained between reboots.
 +    - 'opkg update'​ must be run after each reboot before new packages are installed
 +  * Broadcom 47xx running reliably with the new Kernel, including b43 wireless driver
 +    - WEP, WDS and multi-SSID not yet supported
 +    - AP mode and STA mode are supported with WPA, WPA2, or no encryption
 +  * IMQ and Traffic shaping fixed with newer kernels (2.6.25+)
 +  * Sysupgrade for x86, broadcom and adm5120
 +  * New web interface (LuCI, Lua Configuration Interface)
 +  * New HAL and driver for Atheros based WiFi cards
 +  * Attention towards the integration of security updates
 +  * Build system cleanup
 +  * Package maintaining and updates between releases ​
 +
 +**List of known issues:**
 +  * The b43 driver included in 8.09 is still not fully stable, so it's not suitable for production use yet.
 +
  
releases/8.09/notes-8.09.txt · Last modified: 2018/08/08 12:12 by tmomas