Annotation of qemu/Changelog, revision 1.1.1.16

1.1.1.16! root        1: version 0.12.1:
        !             2:   - loader: fix rom loading at address 0 (fixes target-arm) (Aurelien Jarno)
        !             3:   - loader: fix rom_copy (fixes multiboot) (Kevin Wolf)
        !             4:        
1.1.1.15  root        5: version 0.12.0:
                      6: 
                      7:   - Update to SeaBIOS 0.5.0
                      8:   - e1000: fix device link status in Linux (Anthony Liguori)
                      9:   - monitor: fix QMP for balloon command (Luiz Capitulino)
                     10:   - QMP: Return an empty dict by default (Luiz Capitulino)
                     11:   - QMP: Only handle converted commands (Luiz Capitulino)
                     12:   - pci: support PCI based option rom loading (Gerd Hoffman/Anthony Liguori)
                     13:   - Fix backcompat for hotplug of SCSI controllers (Daniel P. Berrange)
                     14:   - fdc: fix migration from 0.11 (Juan Quintela)
                     15:   - vmware-vga: fix segv on cursor resize. (Dave Airlie)
                     16:   - vmware-vga: various fixes (Dave Airlie/Anthony Liguori)
                     17:   - qdev: improve property error reporting. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     18:   - fix vga names in default_list (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     19:   - usb-host: check mon before using it. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     20:   - usb-net: use qdev for -usbdevice (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     21:   - monitor: Catch printing to non-existent monitor (Luiz Capitulino)
                     22:   - Avoid permanently disabled QEMU monitor when UNIX migration fails (Daniel P. Berrange)
                     23:   - Fix loading of ELF multiboot kernels (Kevin Wolf)
                     24:   - qemu-io: Fix memory leak (Kevin Wolf)
                     25:   - Fix thinko in linuxboot.S (Paolo Bonzini)
                     26:   - target-i386: Fix evaluation of DR7 register (Jan Kiszka)
                     27:   - vnc: hextile: do not generate ForegroundSpecified and SubrectsColoured tiles (Anthony Liguori)
                     28:   - S390: Bail out without KVM (Alexander Graf)
                     29:   - S390: Don't tell guest we're updating config space (Alexander Graf)
                     30:   - target-s390: Fail on unknown instructions (Alexander Graf)
                     31:   - osdep: Fix runtime failure on older Linux kernels (Andre Przywara)
                     32:   - Fix a make -j race (Juergen Lock)
                     33:   - target-alpha: Fix generic ctz64. (Richard Henderson)
                     34:   - s390: Fix buggy assignment (Stefan Weil)
                     35:   - target-mips: fix user-mode emulation startup (Nathan Froyd)
                     36:   - target-i386: Update CPUID feature set for TCG (Andre Przywara)
                     37:   - s390: fix build on 32 bit host (Michael S. Tsirkin)
1.1.1.13  root       38:        
1.1.1.15  root       39: version 0.12.0-rc2:
                     40: 
                     41:   - v2: properly save kvm system time msr registers (Glauber Costa)
                     42:   - convert more monitor commands to qmp (Luiz Capitulino)
                     43:   - vnc: fix capslock tracking logic. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     44:   - QemuOpts: allow larger option values. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     45:   - scsi: fix drive hotplug. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     46:   - pci: don't hw_error() when no slot is available. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     47:   - pci: don't abort() when trying to hotplug with acpi off. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     48:   - allow default devices to be implemented in config file (Gerd Hoffman)
                     49:   - vc: colorize chardev title line with blue background. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     50:   - chardev: make chardevs specified in config file work. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     51:   - qdev: also match bus name for global properties (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     52:   - qdev: add command line option to set global defaults for properties. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     53:   - kvm: x86: Save/restore exception_index (Jan Kiszka)
                     54:   - qdev: Replace device names containing whitespace (Markus Armbruster)
                     55:   - fix rtc-td-hack on host without high-res timers (Gleb Natapov)
                     56:   - virtio: verify features on load (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                     57:   - vmware_vga: add rom file so that it boots. (Dave Airlie)
                     58:   - Do not abort on qemu_malloc(0) in production builds (Anthony Liguori)
                     59:   - Fix ARM userspace strex implementation. (Paul Brook)
                     60:   - qemu: delete rule target on error (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                     61:   - QMP: add human-readable description to error response (Markus Armbruster)
                     62:   - convert more monitor commands to QError (Markus Armbruster)
                     63:   - monitor: Fix double-prompt after "change vnc passwd BLA" (Markus Armbruster)
                     64:   - monitor: do_cont(): Don't ask for passwords (Luiz Capitulino)
                     65:   - monitor: Introduce 'block_passwd' command (Luiz Capitulino)
                     66:   - pci: interrupt disable bit support (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                     67:   - pci: interrupt status bit implementation (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                     68:   - pci: prepare irq code for interrupt state (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                     69:   - msix: function mask support (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                     70:   - msix: macro rename for function mask support (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                     71:   - cpuid: Fix multicore setup on Intel (Andre Przywara)
                     72:   - kvm: x86: Fix initial kvm_has_msr_star (Jan Kiszka)
                     73:   - Update OpenBIOS images to r640 (Aurelien Jarno)    
1.1.1.10  root       74: 
1.1.1.9   root       75: version 0.10.2:
                     76: 
                     77:   - fix savevm/loadvm (Anthony Liguori)
                     78:   - live migration: fix dirty tracking windows (Glauber Costa)
                     79:   - live migration: improve error propogation (Glauber Costa)
                     80:   - qcow2: fix image creation for > ~2TB images (Chris Wright)
                     81:   - hotplug: fix error handling for if= parameter (Eduardo Habkost)
                     82:   - qcow2: fix data corruption (Nolan Leake)
                     83:   - virtio: fix guest oops with 2.6.25 kernels (Rusty Russell)
                     84:   - SH4: add support for -kernel (Takashi Yoshii, Aurelien Jarno)
                     85:   - hotplug: fix closing of char devices (Jan Kiszka)
                     86:   - hotplug: remove incorrect check for device name (Eduardo Habkost)
                     87:   - enable -k on win32 (Herve Poussineau)
                     88:   - configure: use LANG=C for grep (Andreas Faerber)
                     89:   - fix VGA regression (malc)
                     90:        
1.1.1.8   root       91: version 0.10.1:
                     92: 
                     93:   - virtio-net: check right return size on sg list (Alex Williamson)
                     94:   - Make qemu_announce_self handle holes (live migration after hotplug)
                     95:     (Marcelo Tosatti)
                     96:   - Revert r6804-r6808 (qcow2 allocation info).  This series of changes added
                     97:     a high cost to startup for large qcow2 images (Anthony Liguori)
                     98:   - qemu-img: fix help message (Aurelien Jarno)
                     99:   - Fix build for non-default installs of SDL (Anthony Liguori)
                    100:   - Fix race condition in env->interrupt_request.  When using TCG and a dynticks
                    101:     host timer, this condition could cause TCG to get stuck in an infinite
                    102:     loop (Aurelien Jarno)
                    103:   - Fix reading encrypted hard disk passwords during early startup (Jan Kiszka)
                    104:   - Fix encrypted disk reporting in 'info block' (Jan Kiszka)
                    105:   - Fix console size with tiny displays (MusicPal) (Jan Kiszka)
                    106:   - Improve error handling in bdrv_open2 (Jan Kiszka)
                    107:   - Avoid leaking data in mux'ed character devices (Jan Kiszka)
                    108:   - Fix initial character device reset (no banner in monitor) (Jan Kiszka)
                    109:   - Fix cpuid KVM crash on i386 host (Lubomir Rintel)
                    110:   - Fix SLES10sp2 installation by adding ISTAT1 register to LSI SCSI emulation
                    111:     (Ryan Harper)
                    112: 
1.1.1.7   root      113: version 0.10.0:
                    114: 
                    115:   - TCG support (No longer requires GCC 3.x)
                    116:   - Kernel Virtual Machine acceleration support
                    117:   - BSD userspace emulation
                    118:   - Bluetooth emulation and host passthrough support
                    119:   - GDB XML register description support
                    120:   - Intel e1000 emulation
                    121:   - HPET emulation
                    122:   - VirtIO paravirtual device support
                    123:   - Marvell 88w8618 / MusicPal emulation
                    124:   - Nokia N-series tablet emulation / OMAP2 processor emulation
                    125:   - PCI hotplug support
                    126:   - Live migration and new save/restore formats
                    127:   - Curses display support
                    128:   - qemu-nbd utility to mount supported block formats
                    129:   - Altivec support in PPC emulation and new firmware (OpenBIOS)
                    130:   - Multiple VNC clients are now supported
                    131:   - TLS encryption is now supported in VNC
                    132:   - MIPS Magnum R4000 machine (Hervé Poussineau)
                    133:   - Braille support (Samuel Thibault)
                    134:   - Freecom MusicPal system emulation (Jan Kiszka)
                    135:   - OMAP242x and Nokia N800, N810 machines (Andrzej Zaborowski)
                    136:   - EsounD audio driver (Frederick Reeve)
                    137:   - Gravis Ultrasound GF1 sound card (Tibor "TS" Schütz)
                    138:   - Many, many, bug fixes and new features
                    139: 
1.1.1.6   root      140: version 0.9.1:
                    141: 
                    142:   - TFTP booting from host directory (Anthony Liguori, Erwan Velu)
                    143:   - Tap device emulation for Solaris (Sittichai Palanisong)
                    144:   - Monitor multiplexing to several I/O channels (Jason Wessel)
                    145:   - ds1225y nvram support (Herve Poussineau)
                    146:   - CPU model selection support (J. Mayer, Paul Brook, Herve Poussineau)
                    147:   - Several Sparc fixes (Aurelien Jarno, Blue Swirl, Robert Reif)
                    148:   - MIPS 64-bit FPU support (Thiemo Seufer)
                    149:   - Xscale PDA emulation (Andrzej Zaborowski)
                    150:   - ColdFire system emulation (Paul Brook)
                    151:   - Improved SH4 support (Magnus Damm)
                    152:   - MIPS64 support (Aurelien Jarno, Thiemo Seufer)
                    153:   - Preliminary Alpha guest support (J. Mayer)
                    154:   - Read-only support for Parallels disk images (Alex Beregszaszi)
                    155:   - SVM (x86 virtualization) support (Alexander Graf)
                    156:   - CRIS emulation (Edgar E. Iglesias)
                    157:   - SPARC32PLUS execution support (Blue Swirl)
                    158:   - MIPS mipssim pseudo machine (Thiemo Seufer)
                    159:   - Strace for Linux userland emulation (Stuart Anderson, Thayne Harbaugh)
                    160:   - OMAP310 MPU emulation plus Palm T|E machine (Andrzej Zaborowski)
                    161:   - ARM v6, v7, NEON SIMD and SMP emulation (Paul Brook/CodeSourcery)
                    162:   - Gumstix boards: connex and verdex emulation (Thorsten Zitterell)
                    163:   - Intel mainstone II board emulation (Armin Kuster)
                    164:   - VMware SVGA II graphics card support (Andrzej Zaborowski)
                    165: 
1.1.1.5   root      166: version 0.9.0:
                    167: 
                    168:   - Support for relative paths in backing files for disk images
                    169:   - Async file I/O API
                    170:   - New qcow2 disk image format
                    171:   - Support of multiple VM snapshots
                    172:   - Linux: specific host CDROM and floppy support
                    173:   - SMM support
                    174:   - Moved PCI init, MP table init and ACPI table init to Bochs BIOS
                    175:   - Support for MIPS32 Release 2 instruction set (Thiemo Seufer)
                    176:   - MIPS Malta system emulation (Aurelien Jarno, Stefan Weil)
                    177:   - Darwin userspace emulation (Pierre d'Herbemont)
                    178:   - m68k user support (Paul Brook)
                    179:   - several x86 and x86_64 emulation fixes
                    180:   - Mouse relative offset VNC extension (Anthony Liguori)
                    181:   - PXE boot support (Anthony Liguori)
                    182:   - '-daemonize' option (Anthony Liguori)
                    183: 
1.1.1.4   root      184: version 0.8.2:
                    185: 
                    186:   - ACPI support
                    187:   - PC VGA BIOS fixes
                    188:   - switch to OpenBios for SPARC targets (Blue Swirl)
                    189:   - VNC server fixes
                    190:   - MIPS FPU support (Marius Groeger)
1.1.1.6   root      191:   - Solaris/SPARC host support (Juergen Keil)
1.1.1.4   root      192:   - PPC breakpoints and single stepping (Jason Wessel)
                    193:   - USB updates (Paul Brook)
                    194:   - UDP/TCP/telnet character devices (Jason Wessel)
                    195:   - Windows sparse file support (Frediano Ziglio)
                    196:   - RTL8139 NIC TCP segmentation offloading (Igor Kovalenko)
                    197:   - PCNET NIC support (Antony T Curtis)
                    198:   - Support for variable frequency host CPUs
                    199:   - Workaround for win32 SMP hosts
                    200:   - Support for AMD Flash memories (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    201:   - Audio capture to WAV files support (malc)
                    202: 
1.1.1.3   root      203: version 0.8.1:
                    204: 
                    205:   - USB tablet support (Brad Campbell, Anthony Liguori)
                    206:   - win32 host serial support (Kazu)
                    207:   - PC speaker support (Joachim Henke)
                    208:   - IDE LBA48 support (Jens Axboe)
                    209:   - SSE3 support
1.1.1.6   root      210:   - Solaris port (Juergen Keil)
1.1.1.3   root      211:   - Preliminary SH4 target (Samuel Tardieu)
                    212:   - VNC server (Anthony Liguori)
                    213:   - slirp fixes (Ed Swierk et al.)
                    214:   - USB fixes
                    215:   - ARM Versatile Platform Baseboard emulation (Paul Brook)
                    216: 
1.1.1.2   root      217: version 0.8.0:
                    218: 
                    219:   - ARM system emulation: Arm Integrator/CP board with an arm1026ej-s
                    220:     cpu (Paul Brook)
                    221:   - SMP support
                    222:   - Mac OS X cocoa improvements (Mike Kronenberg)
                    223:   - Mac OS X CoreAudio driver (Mike Kronenberg)
                    224:   - DirectSound driver (malc)
                    225:   - ALSA audio driver (malc)
                    226:   - new audio options: '-soundhw' and '-audio-help' (malc)
                    227:   - ES1370 PCI audio device (malc)
                    228:   - Initial USB support
                    229:   - Linux host serial port access
                    230:   - Linux host low level parallel port access
                    231:   - New network emulation code supporting VLANs.
                    232:   - MIPS and MIPSel User Linux emulation
                    233:   - MIPS fixes to boot Linux (Daniel Jacobowitz)
                    234:   - NX bit support
                    235:   - Initial SPARC SMP support (Blue Swirl)
                    236:   - Major overhaul of the virtual FAT driver for read/write support
                    237:     (Johannes Schindelin)
                    238: 
1.1       root      239: version 0.7.2:
1.1.1.6   root      240: 
1.1       root      241:   - x86_64 fixes (Win2000 and Linux 2.6 boot in 32 bit)
                    242:   - merge self modifying code handling in dirty ram page mecanism.
                    243:   - MIPS fixes (Ralf Baechle)
                    244:   - better user net performances
                    245: 
                    246: version 0.7.1:
                    247: 
                    248:   - read-only Virtual FAT support (Johannes Schindelin)
                    249:   - Windows 2000 install disk full hack (original idea from Vladimir
                    250:     N. Oleynik)
                    251:   - VMDK disk image creation (Filip Navara)
                    252:   - SPARC64 progress (Blue Swirl)
                    253:   - initial MIPS support (Jocelyn mayer)
                    254:   - MIPS improvements (Ralf Baechle)
                    255:   - 64 bit fixes in user networking (initial patch by Gwenole Beauchesne)
                    256:   - IOAPIC support (Filip Navara)
                    257: 
                    258: version 0.7.0:
                    259: 
                    260:   - better BIOS translation and HDD geometry auto-detection
                    261:   - user mode networking bug fix
                    262:   - undocumented FPU ops support
                    263:   - Cirrus VGA: support for 1280x1024x[8,15,16] modes
                    264:   - 'pidfile' option
                    265:   - .dmg disk image format support (Johannes Schindelin)
                    266:   - keymaps support (initial patch by Johannes Schindelin)
                    267:   - big endian ARM support (Lennert Buytenhek)
                    268:   - added generic 64 bit target support
                    269:   - x86_64 target support
                    270:   - initial APIC support
                    271:   - MMX/SSE/SSE2/PNI support
                    272:   - PC parallel port support (Mark Jonckheere)
                    273:   - initial SPARC64 support (Blue Swirl)
                    274:   - SPARC target boots Linux (Blue Swirl)
                    275:   - armv5te user mode support (Paul Brook)
                    276:   - ARM VFP support (Paul Brook)
                    277:   - ARM "Angel" semihosting syscalls (Paul Brook)
                    278:   - user mode gdb stub support (Paul Brook)
                    279:   - Samba 3 support
                    280:   - initial Cocoa support (Pierre d'Herbemont)
                    281:   - generic FPU emulation code
                    282:   - Virtual PC read-only disk image support (Alex Beregszaszi)
                    283: 
                    284: version 0.6.1:
                    285: 
                    286:   - Mac OS X port (Pierre d'Herbemont)
                    287:   - Virtual console support
                    288:   - Better monitor line edition
1.1.1.6   root      289:   - New block device layer
1.1       root      290:   - New 'qcow' growable disk image support with AES encryption and
                    291:     transparent decompression
                    292:   - VMware 3 and 4 read-only disk image support (untested)
                    293:   - Support for up to 4 serial ports
                    294:   - TFTP server support (Magnus Damm)
                    295:   - Port redirection support in user mode networking
                    296:   - Support for not executable data sections
                    297:   - Compressed loop disk image support (Johannes Schindelin)
                    298:   - Level triggered IRQ fix (aka NE2000 PCI performance fix) (Steve
                    299:     Wormley)
                    300:   - Fixed Fedora Core 2 problems (now you can run qemu without any
                    301:     LD_ASSUME_KERNEL tricks on FC2)
                    302:   - DHCP fix for Windows (accept DHCPREQUEST alone)
                    303:   - SPARC system emulation (Blue Swirl)
                    304:   - Automatic Samba configuration for host file access from Windows.
                    305:   - '-loadvm' and '-full-screen' options
                    306:   - ne2000 savevm support (Johannes Schindelin)
                    307:   - Ctrl-Alt is now the default grab key. Ctrl-Alt-[0-9] switches to
                    308:     the virtual consoles.
                    309:   - BIOS floppy fix for NT4 (Mike Nordell, Derek Fawcus, Volker Ruppert)
                    310:   - Floppy fixes for NT4 and NT5 (Mike Nordell)
                    311:   - NT4 IDE fixes (Ben Pfaf, Mike Nordell)
                    312:   - SDL Audio support and SB16 fixes (malc)
                    313:   - ENTER instruction bug fix (initial patch by Stefan Kisdaroczi)
                    314:   - VGA font change fix
                    315:   - VGA read-only CRTC register fix
                    316: 
                    317: version 0.6.0:
                    318: 
                    319:   - minimalist FPU exception support (NetBSD FPU probe fix)
                    320:   - cr0.ET fix (Win95 boot)
                    321:   - *BSD port (Markus Niemisto)
                    322:   - I/O access fix (signaled by Mark Jonckheere)
                    323:   - IDE drives serial number fix (Mike Nordell)
                    324:   - int13 CDROM BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 install CD fix)
                    325:   - int15, ah=86 BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 hardware probe hang up fix)
                    326:   - BSR/BSF "undefined behaviour" fix
                    327:   - vmdk2raw: convert VMware disk images to raw images
                    328:   - PCI support
                    329:   - NE2K PCI support
                    330:   - dummy VGA PCI support
                    331:   - VGA font selection fix (Daniel Serpell)
                    332:   - PIC reset fix (Hidemi KAWAI)
                    333:   - PIC spurious irq support (aka Solaris install bug)
                    334:   - added '-localtime' option
                    335:   - Cirrus CL-GD54xx VGA support (initial patch by Makoto Suzuki (suzu))
                    336:   - APM and system shutdown support
                    337:   - Fixed system reset
                    338:   - Support for other PC BIOSes
                    339:   - Initial PowerMac hardware emulation
                    340:   - PowerMac/PREP OpenFirmware compatible BIOS (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    341:   - initial IDE BMDMA support (needed for Darwin x86)
                    342:   - Set the default memory size for PC emulation to 128 MB
                    343: 
                    344: version 0.5.5:
                    345: 
                    346:   - SDL full screen support (initial patch by malc)
                    347:   - VGA support on PowerPC PREP
                    348:   - VBE fixes (Matthew Mastracci)
                    349:   - PIT fixes (aka Win98 hardware probe and "VGA slowness" bug)
                    350:   - IDE master only fixes (aka Win98 CD-ROM probe bug)
                    351:   - ARM load/store half word fix (Ulrich Hecht)
                    352:   - FDC fixes for Win98
                    353: 
                    354: version 0.5.4:
1.1.1.6   root      355: 
1.1       root      356:   - qemu-fast fixes
                    357:   - BIOS area protection fix (aka EMM386.EXE fix) (Mike Nordell)
                    358:   - keyboard/mouse fix (Mike Nordell)
                    359:   - IDE fixes (Linux did not recognized slave drivers)
                    360:   - VM86 EIP masking fix (aka NT5 install fix) (Mike Nordell)
                    361:   - QEMU can now boot a PowerPC Linux kernel (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    362:   - User mode network stack
                    363:   - imul imm8 fix + 0x82 opcode support (Hidemi KAWAI)
                    364:   - precise self modifying code (aka BeOS install bug)
                    365: 
                    366: version 0.5.3:
                    367: 
                    368:   - added Bochs VESA VBE support
                    369:   - VGA memory map mode 3 access fix (OS/2 install fix)
                    370:   - IDE fixes (Jens Axboe)
                    371:   - CPU interrupt fixes
                    372:   - fixed various TLB invalidation cases (NT install)
                    373:   - fixed cr0.WP semantics (XP install)
                    374:   - direct chaining support for SPARC and PowerPC (faster)
                    375:   - ARM NWFPE support (initial patch by Ulrich Hecht)
                    376:   - added specific x86 to x86 translator (close to native performance
                    377:     in qemu-i386 and qemu-fast)
                    378:   - shm syscalls support (Paul McKerras)
                    379:   - added accurate CR0.MP/ME/TS emulation
                    380:   - fixed DMA memory write access (Win95 boot floppy fix)
                    381:   - graphical x86 linux loader
1.1.1.6   root      382:   - command line monitor
1.1       root      383:   - generic removable device support
                    384:   - support of CD-ROM change
                    385:   - multiple network interface support
                    386:   - initial x86-64 host support (Gwenole Beauchesne)
                    387:   - lret to outer priviledge fix (OS/2 install fix)
                    388:   - task switch fixes (SkyOS boot)
                    389:   - VM save/restore commands
                    390:   - new timer API
                    391:   - more precise RTC emulation (periodic timers + time updates)
                    392:   - Win32 port (initial patch by Kazu)
                    393: 
                    394: version 0.5.2:
                    395: 
                    396:   - improved soft MMU speed (assembly functions and specializing)
                    397:   - improved multitasking speed by avoiding flushing TBs when
                    398:     switching tasks
                    399:   - improved qemu-fast speed
                    400:   - improved self modifying code handling (big performance gain in
                    401:     softmmu mode).
                    402:   - fixed IO checking
                    403:   - fixed CD-ROM detection (win98 install CD)
                    404:   - fixed addseg real mode bug (GRUB boot fix)
                    405:   - added ROM memory support (win98 boot)
                    406:   - fixed 'call Ev' in case of paging exception
                    407:   - updated the script 'qemu-binfmt-conf.sh' to use QEMU automagically
                    408:     when launching executables for the supported target CPUs.
                    409:   - PowerPC system emulation update (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    410:   - PC floppy emulation and DMA fixes (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    411:   - polled mode for PIC (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    412:   - fixed PTE dirty bit handling
                    413:   - fixed xadd same reg bug
                    414:   - fixed cmpxchg exception safeness
                    415:   - access to virtual memory in gdb stub
                    416:   - task gate and NT flag fixes
                    417:   - eflags optimisation fix for string operations
                    418: 
                    419: version 0.5.1:
1.1.1.6   root      420: 
1.1       root      421:   - float access fixes when using soft mmu
                    422:   - PC emulation support on PowerPC
                    423:   - A20 support
                    424:   - IDE CD-ROM emulation
                    425:   - ARM fixes (Ulrich Hecht)
                    426:   - SB16 emulation (malc)
                    427:   - IRET and INT fixes in VM86 mode with IOPL=3
                    428:   - Port I/Os use TSS io map
                    429:   - Full task switching/task gate support
                    430:   - added verr, verw, arpl, fcmovxx
                    431:   - PowerPC target support (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    432:   - Major SPARC target fixes (dynamically linked programs begin to work)
                    433: 
                    434: version 0.5.0:
1.1.1.6   root      435: 
1.1       root      436:   - full hardware level VGA emulation
                    437:   - graphical display with SDL
                    438:   - added PS/2 mouse and keyboard emulation
                    439:   - popw (%esp) fix
                    440:   - mov to/from segment data width fix
                    441:   - added real mode support
                    442:   - added Bochs BIOS and LGPL'ed VGA BIOS loader in qemu
                    443:   - m68k host port (Richard Zidlicky)
                    444:   - partial soft MMU support for memory mapped I/Os
                    445:   - multi-target build
                    446:   - fixed: no error code in hardware interrupts
                    447:   - fixed: pop ss, mov ss, x and sti disable hardware irqs for the next insn
                    448:   - correct single stepping thru string operations
                    449:   - preliminary SPARC target support (Thomas M. Ogrisegg)
                    450:   - tun-fd option (Rusty Russell)
                    451:   - automatic IDE geometry detection
                    452:   - renamed 'vl' to qemu[-fast] and user qemu to qemu-{cpu}.
                    453:   - added man page
                    454:   - added full soft mmu mode to launch unpatched OSes.
                    455: 
                    456: version 0.4.3:
                    457: 
                    458:   - x86 exception fix in case of nop instruction.
                    459:   - gcc 3.2.2 bug workaround (RedHat 9 fix)
                    460:   - sparc and Alpha host fixes
                    461:   - many ARM target fixes: 'ls' and 'bash' can be launched.
                    462: 
                    463: version 0.4.2:
                    464: 
                    465:  - many exception handling fixes (can compile a Linux kernel inside vl)
                    466:  - IDE emulation support
                    467:  - initial GDB stub support
                    468:  - deferred update support for disk images (Rusty Russell)
                    469:  - accept User Mode Linux Copy On Write disk images
                    470:  - SMP kernels can at least be booted
                    471: 
                    472: version 0.4.1:
1.1.1.6   root      473: 
1.1       root      474:  - more accurate timer support in vl.
                    475:  - more reliable NE2000 probe in vl.
                    476:  - added 2.5.66 kernel in vl-test.
                    477:  - added VLTMPDIR environment variable in vl.
                    478: 
                    479: version 0.4:
                    480: 
                    481:  - initial support for ring 0 x86 processor emulation
                    482:  - fixed signal handling for correct dosemu DPMI emulation
                    483:  - fast x86 MMU emulation with mmap()
                    484:  - fixed popl (%esp) case
                    485:  - Linux kernel can be executed by QEMU with the 'vl' command.
                    486: 
                    487: version 0.3:
                    488: 
                    489:  - initial support for ARM emulation
                    490:  - added fnsave, frstor, fnstenv, fldenv FPU instructions
                    491:  - added FPU register save in signal emulation
                    492:  - initial ARM port
                    493:  - Sparc and Alpha ports work on the regression test
                    494:  - generic ioctl number conversion
                    495:  - fixed ioctl type conversion
                    496: 
                    497: version 0.2:
                    498: 
                    499:  - PowerPC disassembly and ELF symbols output (Rusty Russell)
                    500:  - flock support (Rusty Russell)
                    501:  - ugetrlimit support (Rusty Russell)
                    502:  - fstat64 fix (Rusty Russell)
                    503:  - initial Alpha port (Falk Hueffner)
                    504:  - initial IA64 port (Matt Wilson)
                    505:  - initial Sparc and Sparc64 port (David S. Miller)
                    506:  - added HLT instruction
                    507:  - LRET instruction fix.
                    508:  - added GPF generation for I/Os.
                    509:  - added INT3 and TF flag support.
                    510:  - SHL instruction C flag fix.
                    511:  - mmap emulation for host page size > 4KB
                    512:  - self-modifying code support
                    513:  - better VM86 support (dosemu works on non trivial programs)
                    514:  - precise exception support (EIP is computed correctly in most cases)
                    515:  - more precise LDT/GDT/IDT emulation
                    516:  - faster segment load in vm86 mode
                    517:  - direct chaining of basic blocks (faster emulation)
                    518: 
                    519: version 0.1.6:
                    520: 
                    521:  - automatic library search system. QEMU can now work with unpatched
                    522:    ELF dynamic loader and libc (Rusty Russell).
                    523:  - ISO C warning fixes (Alistair Strachan)
                    524:  - first self-virtualizable version (works only as long as the
                    525:    translation cache is not flushed)
                    526:  - RH9 fixes
                    527: 
                    528: version 0.1.5:
                    529: 
                    530:  - ppc64 support + personality() patch (Rusty Russell)
                    531:  - first Alpha CPU patches (Falk Hueffner)
                    532:  - removed bfd.h dependancy
                    533:  - fixed shrd, shld, idivl and divl on PowerPC.
                    534:  - fixed buggy glibc PowerPC rint() function (test-i386 passes now on PowerPC).
                    535: 
                    536: version 0.1.4:
                    537: 
                    538:  - more accurate VM86 emulation (can launch small DOS 16 bit
                    539:    executables in wine).
                    540:  - fixed push/pop fs/gs
                    541:  - added iret instruction.
                    542:  - added times() syscall and SIOCATMARK ioctl.
                    543: 
                    544: version 0.1.3:
                    545: 
                    546:  - S390 support (Ulrich Weigand)
                    547:  - glibc 2.3.x compile fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    548:  - socketcall endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    549:  - struct sockaddr endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    550:  - sendmsg/recvmsg endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    551:  - execve endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    552:  - fdset endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    553:  - partial setsockopt syscall support (Ulrich Weigand)
                    554:  - more accurate pushf/popf emulation
                    555:  - first partial vm86() syscall support (can be used with runcom example).
                    556:  - added bound, cmpxchg8b, cpuid instructions
                    557:  - added 16 bit addressing support/override for string operations
                    558:  - poll() fix
1.1.1.6   root      559: 
1.1       root      560: version 0.1.2:
                    561: 
                    562:  - compile fixes
                    563:  - xlat instruction
                    564:  - xchg instruction memory lock
                    565:  - added simple vm86 example (not working with QEMU yet). The 54 byte
                    566:    DOS executable 'pi_10.com' program was released by Bertram
                    567:    Felgenhauer (more information at http://www.boo.net/~jasonp/pipage.html).
                    568: 
                    569: version 0.1.1:
                    570: 
                    571:  - glibc 2.2 compilation fixes
                    572:  - added -s and -L options
                    573:  - binary distribution of x86 glibc and wine
                    574:  - big endian fixes in ELF loader and getdents.
                    575: 
                    576: version 0.1:
                    577: 
                    578:  - initial public release.

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