Annotation of qemu/Changelog, revision 1.1.1.17

1.1.1.17! root        1: version 0.12.2:
        !             2:   - Qemu's internal TFTP server breaks lock-step-iness of TFTP (Milan Plzik)
        !             3:   - osdep.c: Fix accept4 fallback (Kevin Wolf)
        !             4:   - pc: add rombar to compat properties for pc-0.10 and pc-0.11 (Gerd Hoffmann)
        !             5:   - pci: allow loading roms via fw_cfg. (Gerd Hoffmann)
        !             6:   - roms: rework rom loading via fw (Gerd Hoffmann)
        !             7:   - fw_cfg: rom loader tweaks. (Gerd Hoffmann)
        !             8:   - roms: minor fixes and cleanups. (Gerd Hoffmann)
        !             9:   - pc: add machine type for 0.12 (Gerd Hoffmann)
        !            10:   - loader: more ignores for rom intended to be loaded by the bios (Aurelien Jarno)
        !            11:   - vnc_refresh: return if vd->timer is NULL (Stefano Stabellini)
        !            12:   - QMP: Don't free async event's 'data' (Luiz Capitulino)
        !            13:   - Handle TFTP ERROR from client (Thomas Horsten)
        !            14:   - dmg: fix ->open failure (Christoph Hellwig)
        !            15:   - virtio-pci: thinko fix (Michael S. Tsirkin)
        !            16:   - pc-bios: Update README (SeaBIOS) (Stefan Weil)
        !            17:   - vmware_vga: Check cursor dimensions passed from guest to avoid buffer overflow (Roland Dreier)
        !            18:   - remove pending exception on vcpu reset. (Gleb Natapov)
        !            19:   - Fix CPU topology initialization (Jiri Denemark)
        !            20:   - MCE: Fix bug of IA32_MCG_STATUS after system reset (Huang Ying)
        !            21:   - linuxboot: fix gdt address calculation (Avi Kivity)
        !            22:   - QMP: Drop wrong assert() (Luiz Capitulino)
        !            23:   - vnc: Fix artifacts in hextile decoding (Anthony Liguori)
        !            24:   - target-i386: Fix "call im" on x86_64 when executing 32-bit code (Aurelien Jarno)
        !            25:   - Add missing newline at the end of options list (Michael Tokarev)
        !            26:   - Don't load options roms intended to be loaded by the bios in qemu (Avi Kivity)
        !            27:   - USB: Improve usbdevice error messages (Scott Tsai)
        !            28:   - cpu-all.h: fix cpu_get_real_ticks() #ifdef (Aurelien Jarno)
        !            29:   - alpha: fix compile (Blue Swirl)
        !            30:   - user_only: compile everything with -fpie (Kirill A. Shutemov)
        !            31:   - fdc/sparc32: don't hang on detection under OBP (Artyom Tarasenko)
        !            32:   - scsi-disk: Inquiry with allocation length of CDB < 36 (v4) (Artyom Tarasenko)
        !            33:   - e1000: fix init values for command register (Michael S. Tsirkin)
        !            34: 
1.1.1.16  root       35: version 0.12.1:
                     36:   - loader: fix rom loading at address 0 (fixes target-arm) (Aurelien Jarno)
                     37:   - loader: fix rom_copy (fixes multiboot) (Kevin Wolf)
1.1.1.17! root       38: 
1.1.1.15  root       39: version 0.12.0:
                     40: 
                     41:   - Update to SeaBIOS 0.5.0
                     42:   - e1000: fix device link status in Linux (Anthony Liguori)
                     43:   - monitor: fix QMP for balloon command (Luiz Capitulino)
                     44:   - QMP: Return an empty dict by default (Luiz Capitulino)
                     45:   - QMP: Only handle converted commands (Luiz Capitulino)
                     46:   - pci: support PCI based option rom loading (Gerd Hoffman/Anthony Liguori)
                     47:   - Fix backcompat for hotplug of SCSI controllers (Daniel P. Berrange)
                     48:   - fdc: fix migration from 0.11 (Juan Quintela)
                     49:   - vmware-vga: fix segv on cursor resize. (Dave Airlie)
                     50:   - vmware-vga: various fixes (Dave Airlie/Anthony Liguori)
                     51:   - qdev: improve property error reporting. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     52:   - fix vga names in default_list (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     53:   - usb-host: check mon before using it. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     54:   - usb-net: use qdev for -usbdevice (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     55:   - monitor: Catch printing to non-existent monitor (Luiz Capitulino)
                     56:   - Avoid permanently disabled QEMU monitor when UNIX migration fails (Daniel P. Berrange)
                     57:   - Fix loading of ELF multiboot kernels (Kevin Wolf)
                     58:   - qemu-io: Fix memory leak (Kevin Wolf)
                     59:   - Fix thinko in linuxboot.S (Paolo Bonzini)
                     60:   - target-i386: Fix evaluation of DR7 register (Jan Kiszka)
                     61:   - vnc: hextile: do not generate ForegroundSpecified and SubrectsColoured tiles (Anthony Liguori)
                     62:   - S390: Bail out without KVM (Alexander Graf)
                     63:   - S390: Don't tell guest we're updating config space (Alexander Graf)
                     64:   - target-s390: Fail on unknown instructions (Alexander Graf)
                     65:   - osdep: Fix runtime failure on older Linux kernels (Andre Przywara)
                     66:   - Fix a make -j race (Juergen Lock)
                     67:   - target-alpha: Fix generic ctz64. (Richard Henderson)
                     68:   - s390: Fix buggy assignment (Stefan Weil)
                     69:   - target-mips: fix user-mode emulation startup (Nathan Froyd)
                     70:   - target-i386: Update CPUID feature set for TCG (Andre Przywara)
                     71:   - s390: fix build on 32 bit host (Michael S. Tsirkin)
1.1.1.13  root       72:        
1.1.1.15  root       73: version 0.12.0-rc2:
                     74: 
                     75:   - v2: properly save kvm system time msr registers (Glauber Costa)
                     76:   - convert more monitor commands to qmp (Luiz Capitulino)
                     77:   - vnc: fix capslock tracking logic. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     78:   - QemuOpts: allow larger option values. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     79:   - scsi: fix drive hotplug. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     80:   - pci: don't hw_error() when no slot is available. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     81:   - pci: don't abort() when trying to hotplug with acpi off. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     82:   - allow default devices to be implemented in config file (Gerd Hoffman)
                     83:   - vc: colorize chardev title line with blue background. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     84:   - chardev: make chardevs specified in config file work. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     85:   - qdev: also match bus name for global properties (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     86:   - qdev: add command line option to set global defaults for properties. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     87:   - kvm: x86: Save/restore exception_index (Jan Kiszka)
                     88:   - qdev: Replace device names containing whitespace (Markus Armbruster)
                     89:   - fix rtc-td-hack on host without high-res timers (Gleb Natapov)
                     90:   - virtio: verify features on load (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                     91:   - vmware_vga: add rom file so that it boots. (Dave Airlie)
                     92:   - Do not abort on qemu_malloc(0) in production builds (Anthony Liguori)
                     93:   - Fix ARM userspace strex implementation. (Paul Brook)
                     94:   - qemu: delete rule target on error (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                     95:   - QMP: add human-readable description to error response (Markus Armbruster)
                     96:   - convert more monitor commands to QError (Markus Armbruster)
                     97:   - monitor: Fix double-prompt after "change vnc passwd BLA" (Markus Armbruster)
                     98:   - monitor: do_cont(): Don't ask for passwords (Luiz Capitulino)
                     99:   - monitor: Introduce 'block_passwd' command (Luiz Capitulino)
                    100:   - pci: interrupt disable bit support (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                    101:   - pci: interrupt status bit implementation (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                    102:   - pci: prepare irq code for interrupt state (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                    103:   - msix: function mask support (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                    104:   - msix: macro rename for function mask support (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                    105:   - cpuid: Fix multicore setup on Intel (Andre Przywara)
                    106:   - kvm: x86: Fix initial kvm_has_msr_star (Jan Kiszka)
                    107:   - Update OpenBIOS images to r640 (Aurelien Jarno)    
1.1.1.10  root      108: 
1.1.1.9   root      109: version 0.10.2:
                    110: 
                    111:   - fix savevm/loadvm (Anthony Liguori)
                    112:   - live migration: fix dirty tracking windows (Glauber Costa)
                    113:   - live migration: improve error propogation (Glauber Costa)
                    114:   - qcow2: fix image creation for > ~2TB images (Chris Wright)
                    115:   - hotplug: fix error handling for if= parameter (Eduardo Habkost)
                    116:   - qcow2: fix data corruption (Nolan Leake)
                    117:   - virtio: fix guest oops with 2.6.25 kernels (Rusty Russell)
                    118:   - SH4: add support for -kernel (Takashi Yoshii, Aurelien Jarno)
                    119:   - hotplug: fix closing of char devices (Jan Kiszka)
                    120:   - hotplug: remove incorrect check for device name (Eduardo Habkost)
                    121:   - enable -k on win32 (Herve Poussineau)
                    122:   - configure: use LANG=C for grep (Andreas Faerber)
                    123:   - fix VGA regression (malc)
                    124:        
1.1.1.8   root      125: version 0.10.1:
                    126: 
                    127:   - virtio-net: check right return size on sg list (Alex Williamson)
                    128:   - Make qemu_announce_self handle holes (live migration after hotplug)
                    129:     (Marcelo Tosatti)
                    130:   - Revert r6804-r6808 (qcow2 allocation info).  This series of changes added
                    131:     a high cost to startup for large qcow2 images (Anthony Liguori)
                    132:   - qemu-img: fix help message (Aurelien Jarno)
                    133:   - Fix build for non-default installs of SDL (Anthony Liguori)
                    134:   - Fix race condition in env->interrupt_request.  When using TCG and a dynticks
                    135:     host timer, this condition could cause TCG to get stuck in an infinite
                    136:     loop (Aurelien Jarno)
                    137:   - Fix reading encrypted hard disk passwords during early startup (Jan Kiszka)
                    138:   - Fix encrypted disk reporting in 'info block' (Jan Kiszka)
                    139:   - Fix console size with tiny displays (MusicPal) (Jan Kiszka)
                    140:   - Improve error handling in bdrv_open2 (Jan Kiszka)
                    141:   - Avoid leaking data in mux'ed character devices (Jan Kiszka)
                    142:   - Fix initial character device reset (no banner in monitor) (Jan Kiszka)
                    143:   - Fix cpuid KVM crash on i386 host (Lubomir Rintel)
                    144:   - Fix SLES10sp2 installation by adding ISTAT1 register to LSI SCSI emulation
                    145:     (Ryan Harper)
                    146: 
1.1.1.7   root      147: version 0.10.0:
                    148: 
                    149:   - TCG support (No longer requires GCC 3.x)
                    150:   - Kernel Virtual Machine acceleration support
                    151:   - BSD userspace emulation
                    152:   - Bluetooth emulation and host passthrough support
                    153:   - GDB XML register description support
                    154:   - Intel e1000 emulation
                    155:   - HPET emulation
                    156:   - VirtIO paravirtual device support
                    157:   - Marvell 88w8618 / MusicPal emulation
                    158:   - Nokia N-series tablet emulation / OMAP2 processor emulation
                    159:   - PCI hotplug support
                    160:   - Live migration and new save/restore formats
                    161:   - Curses display support
                    162:   - qemu-nbd utility to mount supported block formats
                    163:   - Altivec support in PPC emulation and new firmware (OpenBIOS)
                    164:   - Multiple VNC clients are now supported
                    165:   - TLS encryption is now supported in VNC
                    166:   - MIPS Magnum R4000 machine (Hervé Poussineau)
                    167:   - Braille support (Samuel Thibault)
                    168:   - Freecom MusicPal system emulation (Jan Kiszka)
                    169:   - OMAP242x and Nokia N800, N810 machines (Andrzej Zaborowski)
                    170:   - EsounD audio driver (Frederick Reeve)
                    171:   - Gravis Ultrasound GF1 sound card (Tibor "TS" Schütz)
                    172:   - Many, many, bug fixes and new features
                    173: 
1.1.1.6   root      174: version 0.9.1:
                    175: 
                    176:   - TFTP booting from host directory (Anthony Liguori, Erwan Velu)
                    177:   - Tap device emulation for Solaris (Sittichai Palanisong)
                    178:   - Monitor multiplexing to several I/O channels (Jason Wessel)
                    179:   - ds1225y nvram support (Herve Poussineau)
                    180:   - CPU model selection support (J. Mayer, Paul Brook, Herve Poussineau)
                    181:   - Several Sparc fixes (Aurelien Jarno, Blue Swirl, Robert Reif)
                    182:   - MIPS 64-bit FPU support (Thiemo Seufer)
                    183:   - Xscale PDA emulation (Andrzej Zaborowski)
                    184:   - ColdFire system emulation (Paul Brook)
                    185:   - Improved SH4 support (Magnus Damm)
                    186:   - MIPS64 support (Aurelien Jarno, Thiemo Seufer)
                    187:   - Preliminary Alpha guest support (J. Mayer)
                    188:   - Read-only support for Parallels disk images (Alex Beregszaszi)
                    189:   - SVM (x86 virtualization) support (Alexander Graf)
                    190:   - CRIS emulation (Edgar E. Iglesias)
                    191:   - SPARC32PLUS execution support (Blue Swirl)
                    192:   - MIPS mipssim pseudo machine (Thiemo Seufer)
                    193:   - Strace for Linux userland emulation (Stuart Anderson, Thayne Harbaugh)
                    194:   - OMAP310 MPU emulation plus Palm T|E machine (Andrzej Zaborowski)
                    195:   - ARM v6, v7, NEON SIMD and SMP emulation (Paul Brook/CodeSourcery)
                    196:   - Gumstix boards: connex and verdex emulation (Thorsten Zitterell)
                    197:   - Intel mainstone II board emulation (Armin Kuster)
                    198:   - VMware SVGA II graphics card support (Andrzej Zaborowski)
                    199: 
1.1.1.5   root      200: version 0.9.0:
                    201: 
                    202:   - Support for relative paths in backing files for disk images
                    203:   - Async file I/O API
                    204:   - New qcow2 disk image format
                    205:   - Support of multiple VM snapshots
                    206:   - Linux: specific host CDROM and floppy support
                    207:   - SMM support
                    208:   - Moved PCI init, MP table init and ACPI table init to Bochs BIOS
                    209:   - Support for MIPS32 Release 2 instruction set (Thiemo Seufer)
                    210:   - MIPS Malta system emulation (Aurelien Jarno, Stefan Weil)
                    211:   - Darwin userspace emulation (Pierre d'Herbemont)
                    212:   - m68k user support (Paul Brook)
                    213:   - several x86 and x86_64 emulation fixes
                    214:   - Mouse relative offset VNC extension (Anthony Liguori)
                    215:   - PXE boot support (Anthony Liguori)
                    216:   - '-daemonize' option (Anthony Liguori)
                    217: 
1.1.1.4   root      218: version 0.8.2:
                    219: 
                    220:   - ACPI support
                    221:   - PC VGA BIOS fixes
                    222:   - switch to OpenBios for SPARC targets (Blue Swirl)
                    223:   - VNC server fixes
                    224:   - MIPS FPU support (Marius Groeger)
1.1.1.6   root      225:   - Solaris/SPARC host support (Juergen Keil)
1.1.1.4   root      226:   - PPC breakpoints and single stepping (Jason Wessel)
                    227:   - USB updates (Paul Brook)
                    228:   - UDP/TCP/telnet character devices (Jason Wessel)
                    229:   - Windows sparse file support (Frediano Ziglio)
                    230:   - RTL8139 NIC TCP segmentation offloading (Igor Kovalenko)
                    231:   - PCNET NIC support (Antony T Curtis)
                    232:   - Support for variable frequency host CPUs
                    233:   - Workaround for win32 SMP hosts
                    234:   - Support for AMD Flash memories (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    235:   - Audio capture to WAV files support (malc)
                    236: 
1.1.1.3   root      237: version 0.8.1:
                    238: 
                    239:   - USB tablet support (Brad Campbell, Anthony Liguori)
                    240:   - win32 host serial support (Kazu)
                    241:   - PC speaker support (Joachim Henke)
                    242:   - IDE LBA48 support (Jens Axboe)
                    243:   - SSE3 support
1.1.1.6   root      244:   - Solaris port (Juergen Keil)
1.1.1.3   root      245:   - Preliminary SH4 target (Samuel Tardieu)
                    246:   - VNC server (Anthony Liguori)
                    247:   - slirp fixes (Ed Swierk et al.)
                    248:   - USB fixes
                    249:   - ARM Versatile Platform Baseboard emulation (Paul Brook)
                    250: 
1.1.1.2   root      251: version 0.8.0:
                    252: 
                    253:   - ARM system emulation: Arm Integrator/CP board with an arm1026ej-s
                    254:     cpu (Paul Brook)
                    255:   - SMP support
                    256:   - Mac OS X cocoa improvements (Mike Kronenberg)
                    257:   - Mac OS X CoreAudio driver (Mike Kronenberg)
                    258:   - DirectSound driver (malc)
                    259:   - ALSA audio driver (malc)
                    260:   - new audio options: '-soundhw' and '-audio-help' (malc)
                    261:   - ES1370 PCI audio device (malc)
                    262:   - Initial USB support
                    263:   - Linux host serial port access
                    264:   - Linux host low level parallel port access
                    265:   - New network emulation code supporting VLANs.
                    266:   - MIPS and MIPSel User Linux emulation
                    267:   - MIPS fixes to boot Linux (Daniel Jacobowitz)
                    268:   - NX bit support
                    269:   - Initial SPARC SMP support (Blue Swirl)
                    270:   - Major overhaul of the virtual FAT driver for read/write support
                    271:     (Johannes Schindelin)
                    272: 
1.1       root      273: version 0.7.2:
1.1.1.6   root      274: 
1.1       root      275:   - x86_64 fixes (Win2000 and Linux 2.6 boot in 32 bit)
                    276:   - merge self modifying code handling in dirty ram page mecanism.
                    277:   - MIPS fixes (Ralf Baechle)
                    278:   - better user net performances
                    279: 
                    280: version 0.7.1:
                    281: 
                    282:   - read-only Virtual FAT support (Johannes Schindelin)
                    283:   - Windows 2000 install disk full hack (original idea from Vladimir
                    284:     N. Oleynik)
                    285:   - VMDK disk image creation (Filip Navara)
                    286:   - SPARC64 progress (Blue Swirl)
                    287:   - initial MIPS support (Jocelyn mayer)
                    288:   - MIPS improvements (Ralf Baechle)
                    289:   - 64 bit fixes in user networking (initial patch by Gwenole Beauchesne)
                    290:   - IOAPIC support (Filip Navara)
                    291: 
                    292: version 0.7.0:
                    293: 
                    294:   - better BIOS translation and HDD geometry auto-detection
                    295:   - user mode networking bug fix
                    296:   - undocumented FPU ops support
                    297:   - Cirrus VGA: support for 1280x1024x[8,15,16] modes
                    298:   - 'pidfile' option
                    299:   - .dmg disk image format support (Johannes Schindelin)
                    300:   - keymaps support (initial patch by Johannes Schindelin)
                    301:   - big endian ARM support (Lennert Buytenhek)
                    302:   - added generic 64 bit target support
                    303:   - x86_64 target support
                    304:   - initial APIC support
                    305:   - MMX/SSE/SSE2/PNI support
                    306:   - PC parallel port support (Mark Jonckheere)
                    307:   - initial SPARC64 support (Blue Swirl)
                    308:   - SPARC target boots Linux (Blue Swirl)
                    309:   - armv5te user mode support (Paul Brook)
                    310:   - ARM VFP support (Paul Brook)
                    311:   - ARM "Angel" semihosting syscalls (Paul Brook)
                    312:   - user mode gdb stub support (Paul Brook)
                    313:   - Samba 3 support
                    314:   - initial Cocoa support (Pierre d'Herbemont)
                    315:   - generic FPU emulation code
                    316:   - Virtual PC read-only disk image support (Alex Beregszaszi)
                    317: 
                    318: version 0.6.1:
                    319: 
                    320:   - Mac OS X port (Pierre d'Herbemont)
                    321:   - Virtual console support
                    322:   - Better monitor line edition
1.1.1.6   root      323:   - New block device layer
1.1       root      324:   - New 'qcow' growable disk image support with AES encryption and
                    325:     transparent decompression
                    326:   - VMware 3 and 4 read-only disk image support (untested)
                    327:   - Support for up to 4 serial ports
                    328:   - TFTP server support (Magnus Damm)
                    329:   - Port redirection support in user mode networking
                    330:   - Support for not executable data sections
                    331:   - Compressed loop disk image support (Johannes Schindelin)
                    332:   - Level triggered IRQ fix (aka NE2000 PCI performance fix) (Steve
                    333:     Wormley)
                    334:   - Fixed Fedora Core 2 problems (now you can run qemu without any
                    335:     LD_ASSUME_KERNEL tricks on FC2)
                    336:   - DHCP fix for Windows (accept DHCPREQUEST alone)
                    337:   - SPARC system emulation (Blue Swirl)
                    338:   - Automatic Samba configuration for host file access from Windows.
                    339:   - '-loadvm' and '-full-screen' options
                    340:   - ne2000 savevm support (Johannes Schindelin)
                    341:   - Ctrl-Alt is now the default grab key. Ctrl-Alt-[0-9] switches to
                    342:     the virtual consoles.
                    343:   - BIOS floppy fix for NT4 (Mike Nordell, Derek Fawcus, Volker Ruppert)
                    344:   - Floppy fixes for NT4 and NT5 (Mike Nordell)
                    345:   - NT4 IDE fixes (Ben Pfaf, Mike Nordell)
                    346:   - SDL Audio support and SB16 fixes (malc)
                    347:   - ENTER instruction bug fix (initial patch by Stefan Kisdaroczi)
                    348:   - VGA font change fix
                    349:   - VGA read-only CRTC register fix
                    350: 
                    351: version 0.6.0:
                    352: 
                    353:   - minimalist FPU exception support (NetBSD FPU probe fix)
                    354:   - cr0.ET fix (Win95 boot)
                    355:   - *BSD port (Markus Niemisto)
                    356:   - I/O access fix (signaled by Mark Jonckheere)
                    357:   - IDE drives serial number fix (Mike Nordell)
                    358:   - int13 CDROM BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 install CD fix)
                    359:   - int15, ah=86 BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 hardware probe hang up fix)
                    360:   - BSR/BSF "undefined behaviour" fix
                    361:   - vmdk2raw: convert VMware disk images to raw images
                    362:   - PCI support
                    363:   - NE2K PCI support
                    364:   - dummy VGA PCI support
                    365:   - VGA font selection fix (Daniel Serpell)
                    366:   - PIC reset fix (Hidemi KAWAI)
                    367:   - PIC spurious irq support (aka Solaris install bug)
                    368:   - added '-localtime' option
                    369:   - Cirrus CL-GD54xx VGA support (initial patch by Makoto Suzuki (suzu))
                    370:   - APM and system shutdown support
                    371:   - Fixed system reset
                    372:   - Support for other PC BIOSes
                    373:   - Initial PowerMac hardware emulation
                    374:   - PowerMac/PREP OpenFirmware compatible BIOS (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    375:   - initial IDE BMDMA support (needed for Darwin x86)
                    376:   - Set the default memory size for PC emulation to 128 MB
                    377: 
                    378: version 0.5.5:
                    379: 
                    380:   - SDL full screen support (initial patch by malc)
                    381:   - VGA support on PowerPC PREP
                    382:   - VBE fixes (Matthew Mastracci)
                    383:   - PIT fixes (aka Win98 hardware probe and "VGA slowness" bug)
                    384:   - IDE master only fixes (aka Win98 CD-ROM probe bug)
                    385:   - ARM load/store half word fix (Ulrich Hecht)
                    386:   - FDC fixes for Win98
                    387: 
                    388: version 0.5.4:
1.1.1.6   root      389: 
1.1       root      390:   - qemu-fast fixes
                    391:   - BIOS area protection fix (aka EMM386.EXE fix) (Mike Nordell)
                    392:   - keyboard/mouse fix (Mike Nordell)
                    393:   - IDE fixes (Linux did not recognized slave drivers)
                    394:   - VM86 EIP masking fix (aka NT5 install fix) (Mike Nordell)
                    395:   - QEMU can now boot a PowerPC Linux kernel (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    396:   - User mode network stack
                    397:   - imul imm8 fix + 0x82 opcode support (Hidemi KAWAI)
                    398:   - precise self modifying code (aka BeOS install bug)
                    399: 
                    400: version 0.5.3:
                    401: 
                    402:   - added Bochs VESA VBE support
                    403:   - VGA memory map mode 3 access fix (OS/2 install fix)
                    404:   - IDE fixes (Jens Axboe)
                    405:   - CPU interrupt fixes
                    406:   - fixed various TLB invalidation cases (NT install)
                    407:   - fixed cr0.WP semantics (XP install)
                    408:   - direct chaining support for SPARC and PowerPC (faster)
                    409:   - ARM NWFPE support (initial patch by Ulrich Hecht)
                    410:   - added specific x86 to x86 translator (close to native performance
                    411:     in qemu-i386 and qemu-fast)
                    412:   - shm syscalls support (Paul McKerras)
                    413:   - added accurate CR0.MP/ME/TS emulation
                    414:   - fixed DMA memory write access (Win95 boot floppy fix)
                    415:   - graphical x86 linux loader
1.1.1.6   root      416:   - command line monitor
1.1       root      417:   - generic removable device support
                    418:   - support of CD-ROM change
                    419:   - multiple network interface support
                    420:   - initial x86-64 host support (Gwenole Beauchesne)
                    421:   - lret to outer priviledge fix (OS/2 install fix)
                    422:   - task switch fixes (SkyOS boot)
                    423:   - VM save/restore commands
                    424:   - new timer API
                    425:   - more precise RTC emulation (periodic timers + time updates)
                    426:   - Win32 port (initial patch by Kazu)
                    427: 
                    428: version 0.5.2:
                    429: 
                    430:   - improved soft MMU speed (assembly functions and specializing)
                    431:   - improved multitasking speed by avoiding flushing TBs when
                    432:     switching tasks
                    433:   - improved qemu-fast speed
                    434:   - improved self modifying code handling (big performance gain in
                    435:     softmmu mode).
                    436:   - fixed IO checking
                    437:   - fixed CD-ROM detection (win98 install CD)
                    438:   - fixed addseg real mode bug (GRUB boot fix)
                    439:   - added ROM memory support (win98 boot)
                    440:   - fixed 'call Ev' in case of paging exception
                    441:   - updated the script 'qemu-binfmt-conf.sh' to use QEMU automagically
                    442:     when launching executables for the supported target CPUs.
                    443:   - PowerPC system emulation update (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    444:   - PC floppy emulation and DMA fixes (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    445:   - polled mode for PIC (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    446:   - fixed PTE dirty bit handling
                    447:   - fixed xadd same reg bug
                    448:   - fixed cmpxchg exception safeness
                    449:   - access to virtual memory in gdb stub
                    450:   - task gate and NT flag fixes
                    451:   - eflags optimisation fix for string operations
                    452: 
                    453: version 0.5.1:
1.1.1.6   root      454: 
1.1       root      455:   - float access fixes when using soft mmu
                    456:   - PC emulation support on PowerPC
                    457:   - A20 support
                    458:   - IDE CD-ROM emulation
                    459:   - ARM fixes (Ulrich Hecht)
                    460:   - SB16 emulation (malc)
                    461:   - IRET and INT fixes in VM86 mode with IOPL=3
                    462:   - Port I/Os use TSS io map
                    463:   - Full task switching/task gate support
                    464:   - added verr, verw, arpl, fcmovxx
                    465:   - PowerPC target support (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    466:   - Major SPARC target fixes (dynamically linked programs begin to work)
                    467: 
                    468: version 0.5.0:
1.1.1.6   root      469: 
1.1       root      470:   - full hardware level VGA emulation
                    471:   - graphical display with SDL
                    472:   - added PS/2 mouse and keyboard emulation
                    473:   - popw (%esp) fix
                    474:   - mov to/from segment data width fix
                    475:   - added real mode support
                    476:   - added Bochs BIOS and LGPL'ed VGA BIOS loader in qemu
                    477:   - m68k host port (Richard Zidlicky)
                    478:   - partial soft MMU support for memory mapped I/Os
                    479:   - multi-target build
                    480:   - fixed: no error code in hardware interrupts
                    481:   - fixed: pop ss, mov ss, x and sti disable hardware irqs for the next insn
                    482:   - correct single stepping thru string operations
                    483:   - preliminary SPARC target support (Thomas M. Ogrisegg)
                    484:   - tun-fd option (Rusty Russell)
                    485:   - automatic IDE geometry detection
                    486:   - renamed 'vl' to qemu[-fast] and user qemu to qemu-{cpu}.
                    487:   - added man page
                    488:   - added full soft mmu mode to launch unpatched OSes.
                    489: 
                    490: version 0.4.3:
                    491: 
                    492:   - x86 exception fix in case of nop instruction.
                    493:   - gcc 3.2.2 bug workaround (RedHat 9 fix)
                    494:   - sparc and Alpha host fixes
                    495:   - many ARM target fixes: 'ls' and 'bash' can be launched.
                    496: 
                    497: version 0.4.2:
                    498: 
                    499:  - many exception handling fixes (can compile a Linux kernel inside vl)
                    500:  - IDE emulation support
                    501:  - initial GDB stub support
                    502:  - deferred update support for disk images (Rusty Russell)
                    503:  - accept User Mode Linux Copy On Write disk images
                    504:  - SMP kernels can at least be booted
                    505: 
                    506: version 0.4.1:
1.1.1.6   root      507: 
1.1       root      508:  - more accurate timer support in vl.
                    509:  - more reliable NE2000 probe in vl.
                    510:  - added 2.5.66 kernel in vl-test.
                    511:  - added VLTMPDIR environment variable in vl.
                    512: 
                    513: version 0.4:
                    514: 
                    515:  - initial support for ring 0 x86 processor emulation
                    516:  - fixed signal handling for correct dosemu DPMI emulation
                    517:  - fast x86 MMU emulation with mmap()
                    518:  - fixed popl (%esp) case
                    519:  - Linux kernel can be executed by QEMU with the 'vl' command.
                    520: 
                    521: version 0.3:
                    522: 
                    523:  - initial support for ARM emulation
                    524:  - added fnsave, frstor, fnstenv, fldenv FPU instructions
                    525:  - added FPU register save in signal emulation
                    526:  - initial ARM port
                    527:  - Sparc and Alpha ports work on the regression test
                    528:  - generic ioctl number conversion
                    529:  - fixed ioctl type conversion
                    530: 
                    531: version 0.2:
                    532: 
                    533:  - PowerPC disassembly and ELF symbols output (Rusty Russell)
                    534:  - flock support (Rusty Russell)
                    535:  - ugetrlimit support (Rusty Russell)
                    536:  - fstat64 fix (Rusty Russell)
                    537:  - initial Alpha port (Falk Hueffner)
                    538:  - initial IA64 port (Matt Wilson)
                    539:  - initial Sparc and Sparc64 port (David S. Miller)
                    540:  - added HLT instruction
                    541:  - LRET instruction fix.
                    542:  - added GPF generation for I/Os.
                    543:  - added INT3 and TF flag support.
                    544:  - SHL instruction C flag fix.
                    545:  - mmap emulation for host page size > 4KB
                    546:  - self-modifying code support
                    547:  - better VM86 support (dosemu works on non trivial programs)
                    548:  - precise exception support (EIP is computed correctly in most cases)
                    549:  - more precise LDT/GDT/IDT emulation
                    550:  - faster segment load in vm86 mode
                    551:  - direct chaining of basic blocks (faster emulation)
                    552: 
                    553: version 0.1.6:
                    554: 
                    555:  - automatic library search system. QEMU can now work with unpatched
                    556:    ELF dynamic loader and libc (Rusty Russell).
                    557:  - ISO C warning fixes (Alistair Strachan)
                    558:  - first self-virtualizable version (works only as long as the
                    559:    translation cache is not flushed)
                    560:  - RH9 fixes
                    561: 
                    562: version 0.1.5:
                    563: 
                    564:  - ppc64 support + personality() patch (Rusty Russell)
                    565:  - first Alpha CPU patches (Falk Hueffner)
                    566:  - removed bfd.h dependancy
                    567:  - fixed shrd, shld, idivl and divl on PowerPC.
                    568:  - fixed buggy glibc PowerPC rint() function (test-i386 passes now on PowerPC).
                    569: 
                    570: version 0.1.4:
                    571: 
                    572:  - more accurate VM86 emulation (can launch small DOS 16 bit
                    573:    executables in wine).
                    574:  - fixed push/pop fs/gs
                    575:  - added iret instruction.
                    576:  - added times() syscall and SIOCATMARK ioctl.
                    577: 
                    578: version 0.1.3:
                    579: 
                    580:  - S390 support (Ulrich Weigand)
                    581:  - glibc 2.3.x compile fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    582:  - socketcall endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    583:  - struct sockaddr endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    584:  - sendmsg/recvmsg endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    585:  - execve endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    586:  - fdset endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    587:  - partial setsockopt syscall support (Ulrich Weigand)
                    588:  - more accurate pushf/popf emulation
                    589:  - first partial vm86() syscall support (can be used with runcom example).
                    590:  - added bound, cmpxchg8b, cpuid instructions
                    591:  - added 16 bit addressing support/override for string operations
                    592:  - poll() fix
1.1.1.6   root      593: 
1.1       root      594: version 0.1.2:
                    595: 
                    596:  - compile fixes
                    597:  - xlat instruction
                    598:  - xchg instruction memory lock
                    599:  - added simple vm86 example (not working with QEMU yet). The 54 byte
                    600:    DOS executable 'pi_10.com' program was released by Bertram
                    601:    Felgenhauer (more information at http://www.boo.net/~jasonp/pipage.html).
                    602: 
                    603: version 0.1.1:
                    604: 
                    605:  - glibc 2.2 compilation fixes
                    606:  - added -s and -L options
                    607:  - binary distribution of x86 glibc and wine
                    608:  - big endian fixes in ELF loader and getdents.
                    609: 
                    610: version 0.1:
                    611: 
                    612:  - initial public release.

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