Annotation of qemu/Changelog, revision 1.1.1.13

1.1.1.13! root        1: version 0.11.0
        !             2:   - fix rtc polling mode (Bernhard Kauer)
        !             3:   - qcow2: order concurrent aio requests (Kevin Wolf)
        !             4:   - qemu-io: port to win32 (Stefan Weil)
        !             5:   - alpha: fix extlh instruction (Vince Weaver)
        !             6:   - tcg: fix size of local variables in tcg_gen_bswap64_i64 (Stefan Weil)
        !             7:   - net: fix send ordering (Jan Kiszka)
        !             8:   - escc: fix IRQ routing (Aurelien Jarno)
        !             9:   - versatile: fix Linux task preemption (Aurelien Jarno)
        !            10:   - curses: reduce memory usage by 250MB (Aurelien Jarno)
        !            11: 
        !            12: version 0.11.0-rc2
        !            13:   - mips: fix conditional move off fp conditions codes (Nath Froyd)
        !            14:   - fix migration to obey -S (Paolo Bonzini)
        !            15:   - remove pc-0-10 machine type (Mark McLoughlin)
        !            16:   - vnc: fix copyrect screen corruption (Gerd Hoffman)
        !            17:   - fix vm state change handlers running order (Markus Armbruster)
        !            18:   - e1000: fix eerc and ics emulation (Bill Paul)
        !            19:   - fix sdl zooming with pl110 (Blue Swirl)
        !            20:   - sparc64: flush pending conditional evaluations (Igor Kovalenko)
        !            21:   - esp: fix interrupt register read (Blue Swirl)
        !            22:   - option rom makefile fixes (Paul Brook)
        !            23:   - fix sparse warnings (Blue Swirl)
        !            24:   - fix symfind (Laurent Desnogues)
        !            25:   - win32: fix default prefix (Stefan Weil)
        !            26:   - fix checksum writing in signboot (Alex Graf)
        !            27:   - fix sdl window resize (Stefano Stabellini)
        !            28:   - do not resize the screen on hw_invalidate (Stefano Stabellini)
        !            29:   - Add checks for -smbios option (Beth Kon)
        !            30:   - fix do_set_link (Luiz Capitulino)
        !            31:   - fix do_commit behavior (Luiz Capitulino)
        !            32:   - make windows notice media change (Gleb Natapov)
        !            33:   - check for PR_SET_NAME being defined (Nathan Froyd)
        !            34:   - fix migration for ide devices (Anthony Liguori)
        !            35:   - Use correct depth in vmware vga (Reimar Doffiner)
        !            36:   - support 32bpp cursors in sdl (Reimar Doffinger)
        !            37:   - fix device name completion for eject (Blue Swirl)
        !            38:   - make screendump use DisplayState properly (Stefano Stabellini)
        !            39:   - fix autostart with live migration (Avi Kivity)
        !            40:   - fix detached migration with exec (Chris Lalancette)
        !            41:   - fix segv when changing vnc password in sdl (Zach Amsden)
        !            42:   - fix vnc password clearing with stdio monitor (Zach Amsden)
        !            43:   - clean up VGA type selection (Zach Amsden)
        !            44:   - add missing linefeed in error message (Stefan Weil)
        !            45:        
        !            46: version 0.11.0-rc1
        !            47:   - add machine aliasing support (Mark McLoughlin)
        !            48:   - add getfd/closefd monitor commands (Mark McLoughlin)
        !            49:   - use correct headers for tap-win32 (Filip Navara)
        !            50:   - fix live migration (Glauber Costa)
        !            51:   - slirp: use monotonic clock if available (Ed Swierk)
        !            52:   - clear msix_entries_nr on error (Michael Tsirkin)
        !            53:   - HPET: fix reg writes (Beth Kon)
        !            54:   - slirp: fix guestfwd for incoming data (Jan Kiszka)
        !            55:   - fix build of qemu-thread.c on win32 (Sebastian Herbszt)
        !            56:   - improve signrom.sh portability (Christoph Egger)
        !            57:   - fix qemu-img convert to copy unallocated parts of the image
        !            58:        (Akkarit Sangpetch)
        !            59:   - vmdk: fix backing file handling (Kevin Wolf)
        !            60:   - scsi: add save/restore support (Nolan Leake)
        !            61:   - fix live migration for SCSI (Nolan Leake)
        !            62:   - various sparc build fixes (Blue Swirl)
        !            63:   - fix OpenBSD build (Blue Swirl)
        !            64:   - only allow -cpu host when using KVM (Anthony Liguori)
        !            65:   - fix build breakage when !KVM (Anthony Liguori)
        !            66: 
        !            67: version 0.10.6:
        !            68:   - e1000: ignore reset command (Kevin Wolf)
        !            69:   - fix VNC memory allocation (Stefan Weil)
        !            70:   - fix raw_pread_aligned return value (Christoph Hellwig)
        !            71:   - allow monitor interaction when using -incoming exec: (Chris Lalancette)
        !            72:   - fix -net socket,listen (Jan Kiszka)
        !            73:   - live migration: don't send gratuitous packets all at once (Gleb Natapov)
        !            74:   - serial: fix lost characters after sysrq (Jason Wessel)
        !            75:   - Fix prototype of zfree (Stefan Weil)
        !            76:   - Handle EINTR with exec: migration (Uri Lublin)
        !            77:   - Delete io-handler before closing fd after migration (Uri Lublin)
        !            78:   - Fix qemu_aio_flush (Andrea Arcangeli)
        !            79:   - lsi53c895a: Implement additional registers (Sebastian Herbszt)
        !            80:   - virtio-blk: fix warning (Gerd Hoffman)
        !            81:   - i386: fix cpu reset (Nitin Kamble)
        !            82:   - kvm: fix irq injection into full queue (Jan Kiszka)
        !            83:   - Prevent CD-ROM eject while device is locked (Mark McLoughlin)
        !            84:   - Fix screen dump with blank screen (Eduardo Habkost)
        !            85:   - Fix memory leak with cpu_unregister_map_client (Isaku Yamahata)
        !            86:   - Fix memory leak in SDL (Jan Kiszka)
        !            87:   - Fix build on OS X 10.4 (John Arbuckle)
        !            88:   - Fix leak of vlan clients after hot remove (Mark McLoughlin)
        !            89:   - Fix migration after hot remove with eepro100 (Mark McLoughlin)
        !            90:   - Don't start a VM after failed migration if stopped (Anthony Liguori)
        !            91:   - Fix live migration under heavy IO load (Glauber Costa)
        !            92:   - Honor -S on incoming migration (Paolo Bonzini)
        !            93:   - Reset HPET config register on reset (Beth Kon)
        !            94:   - Reset PS2 keyboard/mouse on reset (Dinesh Subraveti)
        !            95: 
1.1.1.12  root       96: version 0.10.5:
                     97:   - kvm: trim unsupported cpu features from cpuid (Avi Kivity)
                     98:   - kvm: provide a better error message for -smp > 1 (Mark McLoughlin)
                     99:   - Remove initrd printfs (Richard Jones)
                    100:   - Initial variables found by valgrind (Jean-Christophe Dubois)
                    101:   - Fix -initrd with > 4GB guests (Glauber Costa)
                    102:   - Fix busy loop on live migration for certain platforms (Uri Lublin)
                    103:   - Remove GCC 3.x requirements from docs (Hollis Blanchard)
                    104:   - ETRAX: fixes for kernel command line, ethernet address, bmi (Edgar Iglesias)
                    105:   - CRIS: Fix bmi (Edgar Iglesias)
                    106:   - Fix bounce buffer errors (Avi Kivity)
                    107:   - Fix regression in -kernel (Anthony Liguori)
                    108: 
1.1.1.11  root      109: version 0.10.4:
                    110:   - Improve block range checks to remove integer overflow (Kevin Wolf)
                    111:   - e1000: do not re-init PCI config space 0 (Amit Shah)
                    112:   - fix AIO deletion race (Alex Graf)
                    113:   - reset option roms on reboot (Glauber Costa)
                    114:   - fix qcow2 corruption in cluster freeing (Gleb Natapov)
                    115:   - Enable power button event generation (Gleb Natapov)
                    116: 
1.1.1.10  root      117: version 0.10.3:
                    118:   - fix AIO cancellations (Avi Kivity)
                    119:   - fix live migration error path on incoming
                    120:   - avoid SEGV on pci hotplug failure (Chris Wright)
                    121:   - fix serial option in -drive
                    122:   - support DDIM for option roms (Glauber Costa)
                    123:   - avoid fork/exec on pre-2.6.27 kernels with KVM (Jan Kiszka)
                    124:   - block-vpc: don't silently create smaller images than requested (Kevin Wolf)
                    125:   - Fix non-ACPI timer interrupt routing (Beth Kon)
                    126:   - hpet: fix emulation of HPET_TN_SETVAL (Jan Kiszka)
                    127:   - kvm: fix cpuid initialization (Jan Kiszka)
                    128:   - qcow2: fix corruption on little endian hosts (Kevin Wolf)
                    129:   - avoid leaing memory on hot unplug (Mark McLoughlin)
                    130:   - fix savevm/migration after hot unplug (Mark McLoughlin)
                    131:   - Fix keyboard mapping on newer Xords with non-default keymaps (balrog)
                    132:   - Make PCI config status register read-only (Anthony Liguori)
                    133:   - Fix crash on resolution change -> screen dump -> vga redraw (Avi Kivity)
                    134: 
1.1.1.9   root      135: version 0.10.2:
                    136: 
                    137:   - fix savevm/loadvm (Anthony Liguori)
                    138:   - live migration: fix dirty tracking windows (Glauber Costa)
                    139:   - live migration: improve error propogation (Glauber Costa)
                    140:   - qcow2: fix image creation for > ~2TB images (Chris Wright)
                    141:   - hotplug: fix error handling for if= parameter (Eduardo Habkost)
                    142:   - qcow2: fix data corruption (Nolan Leake)
                    143:   - virtio: fix guest oops with 2.6.25 kernels (Rusty Russell)
                    144:   - SH4: add support for -kernel (Takashi Yoshii, Aurelien Jarno)
                    145:   - hotplug: fix closing of char devices (Jan Kiszka)
                    146:   - hotplug: remove incorrect check for device name (Eduardo Habkost)
                    147:   - enable -k on win32 (Herve Poussineau)
                    148:   - configure: use LANG=C for grep (Andreas Faerber)
                    149:   - fix VGA regression (malc)
                    150:        
1.1.1.8   root      151: version 0.10.1:
                    152: 
                    153:   - virtio-net: check right return size on sg list (Alex Williamson)
                    154:   - Make qemu_announce_self handle holes (live migration after hotplug)
                    155:     (Marcelo Tosatti)
                    156:   - Revert r6804-r6808 (qcow2 allocation info).  This series of changes added
                    157:     a high cost to startup for large qcow2 images (Anthony Liguori)
                    158:   - qemu-img: fix help message (Aurelien Jarno)
                    159:   - Fix build for non-default installs of SDL (Anthony Liguori)
                    160:   - Fix race condition in env->interrupt_request.  When using TCG and a dynticks
                    161:     host timer, this condition could cause TCG to get stuck in an infinite
                    162:     loop (Aurelien Jarno)
                    163:   - Fix reading encrypted hard disk passwords during early startup (Jan Kiszka)
                    164:   - Fix encrypted disk reporting in 'info block' (Jan Kiszka)
                    165:   - Fix console size with tiny displays (MusicPal) (Jan Kiszka)
                    166:   - Improve error handling in bdrv_open2 (Jan Kiszka)
                    167:   - Avoid leaking data in mux'ed character devices (Jan Kiszka)
                    168:   - Fix initial character device reset (no banner in monitor) (Jan Kiszka)
                    169:   - Fix cpuid KVM crash on i386 host (Lubomir Rintel)
                    170:   - Fix SLES10sp2 installation by adding ISTAT1 register to LSI SCSI emulation
                    171:     (Ryan Harper)
                    172: 
1.1.1.7   root      173: version 0.10.0:
                    174: 
                    175:   - TCG support (No longer requires GCC 3.x)
                    176:   - Kernel Virtual Machine acceleration support
                    177:   - BSD userspace emulation
                    178:   - Bluetooth emulation and host passthrough support
                    179:   - GDB XML register description support
                    180:   - Intel e1000 emulation
                    181:   - HPET emulation
                    182:   - VirtIO paravirtual device support
                    183:   - Marvell 88w8618 / MusicPal emulation
                    184:   - Nokia N-series tablet emulation / OMAP2 processor emulation
                    185:   - PCI hotplug support
                    186:   - Live migration and new save/restore formats
                    187:   - Curses display support
                    188:   - qemu-nbd utility to mount supported block formats
                    189:   - Altivec support in PPC emulation and new firmware (OpenBIOS)
                    190:   - Multiple VNC clients are now supported
                    191:   - TLS encryption is now supported in VNC
                    192:   - MIPS Magnum R4000 machine (Hervé Poussineau)
                    193:   - Braille support (Samuel Thibault)
                    194:   - Freecom MusicPal system emulation (Jan Kiszka)
                    195:   - OMAP242x and Nokia N800, N810 machines (Andrzej Zaborowski)
                    196:   - EsounD audio driver (Frederick Reeve)
                    197:   - Gravis Ultrasound GF1 sound card (Tibor "TS" Schütz)
                    198:   - Many, many, bug fixes and new features
                    199: 
1.1.1.6   root      200: version 0.9.1:
                    201: 
                    202:   - TFTP booting from host directory (Anthony Liguori, Erwan Velu)
                    203:   - Tap device emulation for Solaris (Sittichai Palanisong)
                    204:   - Monitor multiplexing to several I/O channels (Jason Wessel)
                    205:   - ds1225y nvram support (Herve Poussineau)
                    206:   - CPU model selection support (J. Mayer, Paul Brook, Herve Poussineau)
                    207:   - Several Sparc fixes (Aurelien Jarno, Blue Swirl, Robert Reif)
                    208:   - MIPS 64-bit FPU support (Thiemo Seufer)
                    209:   - Xscale PDA emulation (Andrzej Zaborowski)
                    210:   - ColdFire system emulation (Paul Brook)
                    211:   - Improved SH4 support (Magnus Damm)
                    212:   - MIPS64 support (Aurelien Jarno, Thiemo Seufer)
                    213:   - Preliminary Alpha guest support (J. Mayer)
                    214:   - Read-only support for Parallels disk images (Alex Beregszaszi)
                    215:   - SVM (x86 virtualization) support (Alexander Graf)
                    216:   - CRIS emulation (Edgar E. Iglesias)
                    217:   - SPARC32PLUS execution support (Blue Swirl)
                    218:   - MIPS mipssim pseudo machine (Thiemo Seufer)
                    219:   - Strace for Linux userland emulation (Stuart Anderson, Thayne Harbaugh)
                    220:   - OMAP310 MPU emulation plus Palm T|E machine (Andrzej Zaborowski)
                    221:   - ARM v6, v7, NEON SIMD and SMP emulation (Paul Brook/CodeSourcery)
                    222:   - Gumstix boards: connex and verdex emulation (Thorsten Zitterell)
                    223:   - Intel mainstone II board emulation (Armin Kuster)
                    224:   - VMware SVGA II graphics card support (Andrzej Zaborowski)
                    225: 
1.1.1.5   root      226: version 0.9.0:
                    227: 
                    228:   - Support for relative paths in backing files for disk images
                    229:   - Async file I/O API
                    230:   - New qcow2 disk image format
                    231:   - Support of multiple VM snapshots
                    232:   - Linux: specific host CDROM and floppy support
                    233:   - SMM support
                    234:   - Moved PCI init, MP table init and ACPI table init to Bochs BIOS
                    235:   - Support for MIPS32 Release 2 instruction set (Thiemo Seufer)
                    236:   - MIPS Malta system emulation (Aurelien Jarno, Stefan Weil)
                    237:   - Darwin userspace emulation (Pierre d'Herbemont)
                    238:   - m68k user support (Paul Brook)
                    239:   - several x86 and x86_64 emulation fixes
                    240:   - Mouse relative offset VNC extension (Anthony Liguori)
                    241:   - PXE boot support (Anthony Liguori)
                    242:   - '-daemonize' option (Anthony Liguori)
                    243: 
1.1.1.4   root      244: version 0.8.2:
                    245: 
                    246:   - ACPI support
                    247:   - PC VGA BIOS fixes
                    248:   - switch to OpenBios for SPARC targets (Blue Swirl)
                    249:   - VNC server fixes
                    250:   - MIPS FPU support (Marius Groeger)
1.1.1.6   root      251:   - Solaris/SPARC host support (Juergen Keil)
1.1.1.4   root      252:   - PPC breakpoints and single stepping (Jason Wessel)
                    253:   - USB updates (Paul Brook)
                    254:   - UDP/TCP/telnet character devices (Jason Wessel)
                    255:   - Windows sparse file support (Frediano Ziglio)
                    256:   - RTL8139 NIC TCP segmentation offloading (Igor Kovalenko)
                    257:   - PCNET NIC support (Antony T Curtis)
                    258:   - Support for variable frequency host CPUs
                    259:   - Workaround for win32 SMP hosts
                    260:   - Support for AMD Flash memories (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    261:   - Audio capture to WAV files support (malc)
                    262: 
1.1.1.3   root      263: version 0.8.1:
                    264: 
                    265:   - USB tablet support (Brad Campbell, Anthony Liguori)
                    266:   - win32 host serial support (Kazu)
                    267:   - PC speaker support (Joachim Henke)
                    268:   - IDE LBA48 support (Jens Axboe)
                    269:   - SSE3 support
1.1.1.6   root      270:   - Solaris port (Juergen Keil)
1.1.1.3   root      271:   - Preliminary SH4 target (Samuel Tardieu)
                    272:   - VNC server (Anthony Liguori)
                    273:   - slirp fixes (Ed Swierk et al.)
                    274:   - USB fixes
                    275:   - ARM Versatile Platform Baseboard emulation (Paul Brook)
                    276: 
1.1.1.2   root      277: version 0.8.0:
                    278: 
                    279:   - ARM system emulation: Arm Integrator/CP board with an arm1026ej-s
                    280:     cpu (Paul Brook)
                    281:   - SMP support
                    282:   - Mac OS X cocoa improvements (Mike Kronenberg)
                    283:   - Mac OS X CoreAudio driver (Mike Kronenberg)
                    284:   - DirectSound driver (malc)
                    285:   - ALSA audio driver (malc)
                    286:   - new audio options: '-soundhw' and '-audio-help' (malc)
                    287:   - ES1370 PCI audio device (malc)
                    288:   - Initial USB support
                    289:   - Linux host serial port access
                    290:   - Linux host low level parallel port access
                    291:   - New network emulation code supporting VLANs.
                    292:   - MIPS and MIPSel User Linux emulation
                    293:   - MIPS fixes to boot Linux (Daniel Jacobowitz)
                    294:   - NX bit support
                    295:   - Initial SPARC SMP support (Blue Swirl)
                    296:   - Major overhaul of the virtual FAT driver for read/write support
                    297:     (Johannes Schindelin)
                    298: 
1.1       root      299: version 0.7.2:
1.1.1.6   root      300: 
1.1       root      301:   - x86_64 fixes (Win2000 and Linux 2.6 boot in 32 bit)
                    302:   - merge self modifying code handling in dirty ram page mecanism.
                    303:   - MIPS fixes (Ralf Baechle)
                    304:   - better user net performances
                    305: 
                    306: version 0.7.1:
                    307: 
                    308:   - read-only Virtual FAT support (Johannes Schindelin)
                    309:   - Windows 2000 install disk full hack (original idea from Vladimir
                    310:     N. Oleynik)
                    311:   - VMDK disk image creation (Filip Navara)
                    312:   - SPARC64 progress (Blue Swirl)
                    313:   - initial MIPS support (Jocelyn mayer)
                    314:   - MIPS improvements (Ralf Baechle)
                    315:   - 64 bit fixes in user networking (initial patch by Gwenole Beauchesne)
                    316:   - IOAPIC support (Filip Navara)
                    317: 
                    318: version 0.7.0:
                    319: 
                    320:   - better BIOS translation and HDD geometry auto-detection
                    321:   - user mode networking bug fix
                    322:   - undocumented FPU ops support
                    323:   - Cirrus VGA: support for 1280x1024x[8,15,16] modes
                    324:   - 'pidfile' option
                    325:   - .dmg disk image format support (Johannes Schindelin)
                    326:   - keymaps support (initial patch by Johannes Schindelin)
                    327:   - big endian ARM support (Lennert Buytenhek)
                    328:   - added generic 64 bit target support
                    329:   - x86_64 target support
                    330:   - initial APIC support
                    331:   - MMX/SSE/SSE2/PNI support
                    332:   - PC parallel port support (Mark Jonckheere)
                    333:   - initial SPARC64 support (Blue Swirl)
                    334:   - SPARC target boots Linux (Blue Swirl)
                    335:   - armv5te user mode support (Paul Brook)
                    336:   - ARM VFP support (Paul Brook)
                    337:   - ARM "Angel" semihosting syscalls (Paul Brook)
                    338:   - user mode gdb stub support (Paul Brook)
                    339:   - Samba 3 support
                    340:   - initial Cocoa support (Pierre d'Herbemont)
                    341:   - generic FPU emulation code
                    342:   - Virtual PC read-only disk image support (Alex Beregszaszi)
                    343: 
                    344: version 0.6.1:
                    345: 
                    346:   - Mac OS X port (Pierre d'Herbemont)
                    347:   - Virtual console support
                    348:   - Better monitor line edition
1.1.1.6   root      349:   - New block device layer
1.1       root      350:   - New 'qcow' growable disk image support with AES encryption and
                    351:     transparent decompression
                    352:   - VMware 3 and 4 read-only disk image support (untested)
                    353:   - Support for up to 4 serial ports
                    354:   - TFTP server support (Magnus Damm)
                    355:   - Port redirection support in user mode networking
                    356:   - Support for not executable data sections
                    357:   - Compressed loop disk image support (Johannes Schindelin)
                    358:   - Level triggered IRQ fix (aka NE2000 PCI performance fix) (Steve
                    359:     Wormley)
                    360:   - Fixed Fedora Core 2 problems (now you can run qemu without any
                    361:     LD_ASSUME_KERNEL tricks on FC2)
                    362:   - DHCP fix for Windows (accept DHCPREQUEST alone)
                    363:   - SPARC system emulation (Blue Swirl)
                    364:   - Automatic Samba configuration for host file access from Windows.
                    365:   - '-loadvm' and '-full-screen' options
                    366:   - ne2000 savevm support (Johannes Schindelin)
                    367:   - Ctrl-Alt is now the default grab key. Ctrl-Alt-[0-9] switches to
                    368:     the virtual consoles.
                    369:   - BIOS floppy fix for NT4 (Mike Nordell, Derek Fawcus, Volker Ruppert)
                    370:   - Floppy fixes for NT4 and NT5 (Mike Nordell)
                    371:   - NT4 IDE fixes (Ben Pfaf, Mike Nordell)
                    372:   - SDL Audio support and SB16 fixes (malc)
                    373:   - ENTER instruction bug fix (initial patch by Stefan Kisdaroczi)
                    374:   - VGA font change fix
                    375:   - VGA read-only CRTC register fix
                    376: 
                    377: version 0.6.0:
                    378: 
                    379:   - minimalist FPU exception support (NetBSD FPU probe fix)
                    380:   - cr0.ET fix (Win95 boot)
                    381:   - *BSD port (Markus Niemisto)
                    382:   - I/O access fix (signaled by Mark Jonckheere)
                    383:   - IDE drives serial number fix (Mike Nordell)
                    384:   - int13 CDROM BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 install CD fix)
                    385:   - int15, ah=86 BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 hardware probe hang up fix)
                    386:   - BSR/BSF "undefined behaviour" fix
                    387:   - vmdk2raw: convert VMware disk images to raw images
                    388:   - PCI support
                    389:   - NE2K PCI support
                    390:   - dummy VGA PCI support
                    391:   - VGA font selection fix (Daniel Serpell)
                    392:   - PIC reset fix (Hidemi KAWAI)
                    393:   - PIC spurious irq support (aka Solaris install bug)
                    394:   - added '-localtime' option
                    395:   - Cirrus CL-GD54xx VGA support (initial patch by Makoto Suzuki (suzu))
                    396:   - APM and system shutdown support
                    397:   - Fixed system reset
                    398:   - Support for other PC BIOSes
                    399:   - Initial PowerMac hardware emulation
                    400:   - PowerMac/PREP OpenFirmware compatible BIOS (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    401:   - initial IDE BMDMA support (needed for Darwin x86)
                    402:   - Set the default memory size for PC emulation to 128 MB
                    403: 
                    404: version 0.5.5:
                    405: 
                    406:   - SDL full screen support (initial patch by malc)
                    407:   - VGA support on PowerPC PREP
                    408:   - VBE fixes (Matthew Mastracci)
                    409:   - PIT fixes (aka Win98 hardware probe and "VGA slowness" bug)
                    410:   - IDE master only fixes (aka Win98 CD-ROM probe bug)
                    411:   - ARM load/store half word fix (Ulrich Hecht)
                    412:   - FDC fixes for Win98
                    413: 
                    414: version 0.5.4:
1.1.1.6   root      415: 
1.1       root      416:   - qemu-fast fixes
                    417:   - BIOS area protection fix (aka EMM386.EXE fix) (Mike Nordell)
                    418:   - keyboard/mouse fix (Mike Nordell)
                    419:   - IDE fixes (Linux did not recognized slave drivers)
                    420:   - VM86 EIP masking fix (aka NT5 install fix) (Mike Nordell)
                    421:   - QEMU can now boot a PowerPC Linux kernel (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    422:   - User mode network stack
                    423:   - imul imm8 fix + 0x82 opcode support (Hidemi KAWAI)
                    424:   - precise self modifying code (aka BeOS install bug)
                    425: 
                    426: version 0.5.3:
                    427: 
                    428:   - added Bochs VESA VBE support
                    429:   - VGA memory map mode 3 access fix (OS/2 install fix)
                    430:   - IDE fixes (Jens Axboe)
                    431:   - CPU interrupt fixes
                    432:   - fixed various TLB invalidation cases (NT install)
                    433:   - fixed cr0.WP semantics (XP install)
                    434:   - direct chaining support for SPARC and PowerPC (faster)
                    435:   - ARM NWFPE support (initial patch by Ulrich Hecht)
                    436:   - added specific x86 to x86 translator (close to native performance
                    437:     in qemu-i386 and qemu-fast)
                    438:   - shm syscalls support (Paul McKerras)
                    439:   - added accurate CR0.MP/ME/TS emulation
                    440:   - fixed DMA memory write access (Win95 boot floppy fix)
                    441:   - graphical x86 linux loader
1.1.1.6   root      442:   - command line monitor
1.1       root      443:   - generic removable device support
                    444:   - support of CD-ROM change
                    445:   - multiple network interface support
                    446:   - initial x86-64 host support (Gwenole Beauchesne)
                    447:   - lret to outer priviledge fix (OS/2 install fix)
                    448:   - task switch fixes (SkyOS boot)
                    449:   - VM save/restore commands
                    450:   - new timer API
                    451:   - more precise RTC emulation (periodic timers + time updates)
                    452:   - Win32 port (initial patch by Kazu)
                    453: 
                    454: version 0.5.2:
                    455: 
                    456:   - improved soft MMU speed (assembly functions and specializing)
                    457:   - improved multitasking speed by avoiding flushing TBs when
                    458:     switching tasks
                    459:   - improved qemu-fast speed
                    460:   - improved self modifying code handling (big performance gain in
                    461:     softmmu mode).
                    462:   - fixed IO checking
                    463:   - fixed CD-ROM detection (win98 install CD)
                    464:   - fixed addseg real mode bug (GRUB boot fix)
                    465:   - added ROM memory support (win98 boot)
                    466:   - fixed 'call Ev' in case of paging exception
                    467:   - updated the script 'qemu-binfmt-conf.sh' to use QEMU automagically
                    468:     when launching executables for the supported target CPUs.
                    469:   - PowerPC system emulation update (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    470:   - PC floppy emulation and DMA fixes (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    471:   - polled mode for PIC (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    472:   - fixed PTE dirty bit handling
                    473:   - fixed xadd same reg bug
                    474:   - fixed cmpxchg exception safeness
                    475:   - access to virtual memory in gdb stub
                    476:   - task gate and NT flag fixes
                    477:   - eflags optimisation fix for string operations
                    478: 
                    479: version 0.5.1:
1.1.1.6   root      480: 
1.1       root      481:   - float access fixes when using soft mmu
                    482:   - PC emulation support on PowerPC
                    483:   - A20 support
                    484:   - IDE CD-ROM emulation
                    485:   - ARM fixes (Ulrich Hecht)
                    486:   - SB16 emulation (malc)
                    487:   - IRET and INT fixes in VM86 mode with IOPL=3
                    488:   - Port I/Os use TSS io map
                    489:   - Full task switching/task gate support
                    490:   - added verr, verw, arpl, fcmovxx
                    491:   - PowerPC target support (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    492:   - Major SPARC target fixes (dynamically linked programs begin to work)
                    493: 
                    494: version 0.5.0:
1.1.1.6   root      495: 
1.1       root      496:   - full hardware level VGA emulation
                    497:   - graphical display with SDL
                    498:   - added PS/2 mouse and keyboard emulation
                    499:   - popw (%esp) fix
                    500:   - mov to/from segment data width fix
                    501:   - added real mode support
                    502:   - added Bochs BIOS and LGPL'ed VGA BIOS loader in qemu
                    503:   - m68k host port (Richard Zidlicky)
                    504:   - partial soft MMU support for memory mapped I/Os
                    505:   - multi-target build
                    506:   - fixed: no error code in hardware interrupts
                    507:   - fixed: pop ss, mov ss, x and sti disable hardware irqs for the next insn
                    508:   - correct single stepping thru string operations
                    509:   - preliminary SPARC target support (Thomas M. Ogrisegg)
                    510:   - tun-fd option (Rusty Russell)
                    511:   - automatic IDE geometry detection
                    512:   - renamed 'vl' to qemu[-fast] and user qemu to qemu-{cpu}.
                    513:   - added man page
                    514:   - added full soft mmu mode to launch unpatched OSes.
                    515: 
                    516: version 0.4.3:
                    517: 
                    518:   - x86 exception fix in case of nop instruction.
                    519:   - gcc 3.2.2 bug workaround (RedHat 9 fix)
                    520:   - sparc and Alpha host fixes
                    521:   - many ARM target fixes: 'ls' and 'bash' can be launched.
                    522: 
                    523: version 0.4.2:
                    524: 
                    525:  - many exception handling fixes (can compile a Linux kernel inside vl)
                    526:  - IDE emulation support
                    527:  - initial GDB stub support
                    528:  - deferred update support for disk images (Rusty Russell)
                    529:  - accept User Mode Linux Copy On Write disk images
                    530:  - SMP kernels can at least be booted
                    531: 
                    532: version 0.4.1:
1.1.1.6   root      533: 
1.1       root      534:  - more accurate timer support in vl.
                    535:  - more reliable NE2000 probe in vl.
                    536:  - added 2.5.66 kernel in vl-test.
                    537:  - added VLTMPDIR environment variable in vl.
                    538: 
                    539: version 0.4:
                    540: 
                    541:  - initial support for ring 0 x86 processor emulation
                    542:  - fixed signal handling for correct dosemu DPMI emulation
                    543:  - fast x86 MMU emulation with mmap()
                    544:  - fixed popl (%esp) case
                    545:  - Linux kernel can be executed by QEMU with the 'vl' command.
                    546: 
                    547: version 0.3:
                    548: 
                    549:  - initial support for ARM emulation
                    550:  - added fnsave, frstor, fnstenv, fldenv FPU instructions
                    551:  - added FPU register save in signal emulation
                    552:  - initial ARM port
                    553:  - Sparc and Alpha ports work on the regression test
                    554:  - generic ioctl number conversion
                    555:  - fixed ioctl type conversion
                    556: 
                    557: version 0.2:
                    558: 
                    559:  - PowerPC disassembly and ELF symbols output (Rusty Russell)
                    560:  - flock support (Rusty Russell)
                    561:  - ugetrlimit support (Rusty Russell)
                    562:  - fstat64 fix (Rusty Russell)
                    563:  - initial Alpha port (Falk Hueffner)
                    564:  - initial IA64 port (Matt Wilson)
                    565:  - initial Sparc and Sparc64 port (David S. Miller)
                    566:  - added HLT instruction
                    567:  - LRET instruction fix.
                    568:  - added GPF generation for I/Os.
                    569:  - added INT3 and TF flag support.
                    570:  - SHL instruction C flag fix.
                    571:  - mmap emulation for host page size > 4KB
                    572:  - self-modifying code support
                    573:  - better VM86 support (dosemu works on non trivial programs)
                    574:  - precise exception support (EIP is computed correctly in most cases)
                    575:  - more precise LDT/GDT/IDT emulation
                    576:  - faster segment load in vm86 mode
                    577:  - direct chaining of basic blocks (faster emulation)
                    578: 
                    579: version 0.1.6:
                    580: 
                    581:  - automatic library search system. QEMU can now work with unpatched
                    582:    ELF dynamic loader and libc (Rusty Russell).
                    583:  - ISO C warning fixes (Alistair Strachan)
                    584:  - first self-virtualizable version (works only as long as the
                    585:    translation cache is not flushed)
                    586:  - RH9 fixes
                    587: 
                    588: version 0.1.5:
                    589: 
                    590:  - ppc64 support + personality() patch (Rusty Russell)
                    591:  - first Alpha CPU patches (Falk Hueffner)
                    592:  - removed bfd.h dependancy
                    593:  - fixed shrd, shld, idivl and divl on PowerPC.
                    594:  - fixed buggy glibc PowerPC rint() function (test-i386 passes now on PowerPC).
                    595: 
                    596: version 0.1.4:
                    597: 
                    598:  - more accurate VM86 emulation (can launch small DOS 16 bit
                    599:    executables in wine).
                    600:  - fixed push/pop fs/gs
                    601:  - added iret instruction.
                    602:  - added times() syscall and SIOCATMARK ioctl.
                    603: 
                    604: version 0.1.3:
                    605: 
                    606:  - S390 support (Ulrich Weigand)
                    607:  - glibc 2.3.x compile fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    608:  - socketcall endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    609:  - struct sockaddr endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    610:  - sendmsg/recvmsg endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    611:  - execve endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    612:  - fdset endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    613:  - partial setsockopt syscall support (Ulrich Weigand)
                    614:  - more accurate pushf/popf emulation
                    615:  - first partial vm86() syscall support (can be used with runcom example).
                    616:  - added bound, cmpxchg8b, cpuid instructions
                    617:  - added 16 bit addressing support/override for string operations
                    618:  - poll() fix
1.1.1.6   root      619: 
1.1       root      620: version 0.1.2:
                    621: 
                    622:  - compile fixes
                    623:  - xlat instruction
                    624:  - xchg instruction memory lock
                    625:  - added simple vm86 example (not working with QEMU yet). The 54 byte
                    626:    DOS executable 'pi_10.com' program was released by Bertram
                    627:    Felgenhauer (more information at http://www.boo.net/~jasonp/pipage.html).
                    628: 
                    629: version 0.1.1:
                    630: 
                    631:  - glibc 2.2 compilation fixes
                    632:  - added -s and -L options
                    633:  - binary distribution of x86 glibc and wine
                    634:  - big endian fixes in ELF loader and getdents.
                    635: 
                    636: version 0.1:
                    637: 
                    638:  - initial public release.

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