Annotation of qemu/Changelog, revision 1.1.1.19

1.1.1.19! root        1: version 0.12.4
        !             2:  - Workaround for broken OSS_GETVERSION on FreeBSD, part two (Juergen Lock)
        !             3:  - oss: fix fragment setting (malc)
        !             4:  - oss: issue OSS_GETVERSION ioctl only when needed (malc)
        !             5:  - oss: refactor code around policy setting (malc)
        !             6:  - oss: workaround for cases when OSS_GETVERSION is not defined (malc)
        !             7:  - block: Free iovec arrays allocated by multiwrite_merge() (Stefan Hajnoczi)
        !             8:  - lsi: fix segfault in lsi_command_complete (Gerd Hoffmann)
        !             9:  - lsi: pass lsi_request to lsi_reselect (Gerd Hoffmann)
        !            10:  - lsi: move dma_len+dma_buf into lsi_request (Gerd Hoffmann)
        !            11:  - lsi: move current_dev into lsi_request (Gerd Hoffmann)
        !            12:  - lsi: have lsi_request for the whole life time of the request. (Gerd Hoffmann)
        !            13:  - lsi: use QTAILQ for lsi_queue (Gerd Hoffmann)
        !            14:  - tcp/mips: Change TCG_AREG0 (fp -> s0) (Stefan Weil)
        !            15:  - sh_pci: fix memory and I/O access (Aurelien Jarno)
        !            16:  - Fix incoming migration with iothread (Marcelo Tosatti)
        !            17:  - Fix SIGFPE for vnc display of width/height = 1 (Chris Webb)
        !            18:  - net: remove broken net_set_boot_mask() boot device validation (Eduardo Habkost)
        !            19:  - qcow2: Remove request from in-flight list after error (Kevin Wolf)
        !            20:  - qcow2: Don't ignore immediate read/write failures (Kevin Wolf)
        !            21:  - block: Fix multiwrite memory leak in error case (Kevin Wolf)
        !            22:  - block: Fix error code in multiwrite for immediate failures (Kevin Wolf)
        !            23:  - block: Fix multiwrite error handling (Kevin Wolf)
        !            24:  - scsi-disk: fix buffer overflow (Gerd Hoffmann)
        !            25:  - qcow2: Rewrite alloc_refcount_block/grow_refcount_table (Kevin Wolf)
        !            26:  - qcow2: Factor next_refcount_table_size out (Kevin Wolf)
        !            27:  - block: avoid creating too large iovecs in multiwrite_merge (Christoph Hellwig)
        !            28:  - json-parser: Fix segfault on malformed input (Kevin Wolf)
        !            29:  - linux-user: switch default ppc64 CPU to 970fx from 970 (Aurelien Jarno)
        !            30:  - target-sh4: MMU: fix store queue addresses (Aurelien Jarno)
        !            31:  - target-sh4: MMU: fix ITLB priviledge check (Aurelien Jarno)
        !            32:  - target-sh4: MMU: fix mem_idx computation (Aurelien Jarno)
        !            33:  - sh7750: handle MMUCR TI bit (Aurelien Jarno)
        !            34:  - UHCI spurious interrut fix (Paul Brook)
        !            35:  - tcg/mips: fix branch offset during retranslation (Aurelien Jarno)
        !            36:  - tcg/arm: correctly save/restore registers in prologue/epilogue (Aurelien Jarno)
        !            37:  - workaround for cmd646 bmdma register access while no dma is active (Igor V. Kovalenko)
        !            38:  - Fix corner case in chardev udp: parameter (Jan Kiszka)
        !            39:  - Don't set default monitor when there is a mux'ed one (Jan Kiszka)
        !            40:  - spelling typo (compatibilty) in hw/fw_cfg.c (Vagrant Cascadian)
        !            41:  - fdc: fix drive property handling. (Gerd Hoffmann)
        !            42:  - target-i386: fix commit c22549204a6edc431e8e4358e61bd56386ff6957 (TeLeMan)
        !            43:  - target-i386: fix SIB decoding with index = 4 (Aurelien Jarno)
        !            44:  - Fix segfault with ram_size > 4095M without kvm (Ryan Harper)
        !            45:  - target-i386: Fix long jumps/calls in long mode with REX.W set (malc)
        !            46:  - target-i386: fix lddqu SSE instruction (Aurelien Jarno)
        !            47:  - qemu-char.c: drop debug printfs from qemu_chr_parse_compat (Jan Kiszka)
        !            48:  - fix undefined shifts by >32 (Paolo Bonzini)
        !            49:  - Fix qemu -net user,hostfwd= example (Aurelien Jarno)
        !            50: 
1.1.1.18  root       51: version 0.12.3
                     52:   - kvm: Fix eflags corruption in kvm mode (Jan Kiszka)
                     53:   - qcow2: Fix access after end of array (Kevin Wolf)
                     54:   - ide save/restore pio/atapi cmd transfer fields and io buffer (Marcelo Tosatti)
                     55:   - net: Monitor command set_link finds only VLAN clients, fix (Markus Armbruster)
                     56:   - net: info network shows only VLAN clients, fix (Markus Armbruster)
                     57:   - net: net_check_clients() checks only VLAN clients, fix (Markus Armbruster)
                     58:   - net: Fix bogus "Warning: vlan 0 with no nics" with -device (Markus Armbruster)
                     59:   - net: net_check_clients() runs too early to see -device, fix (Markus Armbruster)
                     60:   - net: Remove unused net_client_uninit() (Markus Armbruster)
                     61:   - don't dereference NULL after failed strdup (Jim Meyering)
                     62:   - virtio-net: fix network stall under load (Tom Lendacky)
                     63:   - json: fix PRId64 on Win32 (Roy Tam)
                     64:   - fix inet_parse typo (Marcelo Tosatti)
                     65:   - iothread: fix vcpu stop with smp tcg (Marcelo Tosatti)
                     66:   - segfault due to buffer overrun in usb-serial (David S. Ahern)
                     67:   - qcow2: Fix signedness bugs (Kevin Wolf)
                     68:   - Do not ignore error, if open file failed (-serial /dev/tty) (Evgeniy Dushistov)
                     69:   - pc-bios: update to newer version of (stable) seabios (Anthony Liguori)
                     70:   - target-mips: fix ROTR and DROTR by zero (Aurelien Jarno)
                     71:   - target-mips: fix CpU exception for coprocessor 0 (Nathan Froyd)
                     72:   - tcg/mips: fix crash in tcg_out_qemu_ld() (Aurelien Jarno)
                     73:   - target-mips: don't call cpu_loop_exit() from helper.c (Aurelien Jarno)
                     74:   - virtio-blk: Fix error cases which ignored rerror/werror (Kevin Wolf)
                     75:   - virtio-blk: Fix restart after read error (Kevin Wolf)
                     76:   - virtio_blk: Factor virtio_blk_handle_request out (Kevin Wolf)
                     77:   - cirrus: Properly re-register cirrus_linear_io_addr on vram unmap (Jan Kiszka)
                     78:   - qcow2: Don't ignore qcow2_alloc_clusters return value (Kevin Wolf)
                     79:   - qcow2: Don't ignore update_refcount return value (Kevin Wolf)
                     80:   - qcow2: Allow updating no refcounts (Kevin Wolf)
                     81:   - qcow2: Improve error handling in update_refcount (Kevin Wolf)
                     82:   - qcow2: Fix error handling in grow_refcount_table (Kevin Wolf)
                     83:   - block: Return original error codes in bdrv_pread/write (Kevin Wolf)
                     84:   - qcow2: Return 0/-errno in qcow2_alloc_cluster_offset (Kevin Wolf)
                     85:   - qcow2: Return 0/-errno in get_cluster_table (Kevin Wolf)
                     86:   - qcow2: Fix error handling in qcow_save_vmstate (Kevin Wolf)
                     87:   - qcow2: Fix error handling in qcow2_grow_l1_table (Kevin Wolf)
                     88:   - win32/sdl: Fix toggle full screen (Herve Poussineau)
                     89:   - win32: pair qemu_memalign() with qemu_vfree() (Herve Poussineau)
                     90:   - vnc_refresh: calling vnc_update_client might free vs (Stefano Stabellini)
                     91:   - Musicpal: Fix descriptor walk in eth_send (Jan Kiszka)
                     92:   - Musicpal: Fix wm8750 I2C address (Jan Kiszka)
                     93:   - fix savevm command without id or tag (Marcelo Tosatti)
                     94:   - reduce number of reinjects on ACK (Gleb Natapov)
                     95:   - QMP: Fix asynchronous events delivery (Luiz Capitulino)
                     96:   - Documentation: Add missing documentation for qdev related command line options (Stefan Weil)
                     97:   - pc: add driver version compat properties (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     98:   - scsi: device version property (Gerd Hoffmann)
                     99:   - ide: device version property (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    100:   - QMP: Emit asynchronous events on all QMP monitors (Adam Litke)
                    101:   - Fix QEMU_WARN_UNUSED_RESULT (Kevin Wolf)
                    102: 
1.1.1.17  root      103: version 0.12.2:
                    104:   - Qemu's internal TFTP server breaks lock-step-iness of TFTP (Milan Plzik)
                    105:   - osdep.c: Fix accept4 fallback (Kevin Wolf)
                    106:   - pc: add rombar to compat properties for pc-0.10 and pc-0.11 (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    107:   - pci: allow loading roms via fw_cfg. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    108:   - roms: rework rom loading via fw (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    109:   - fw_cfg: rom loader tweaks. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    110:   - roms: minor fixes and cleanups. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    111:   - pc: add machine type for 0.12 (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    112:   - loader: more ignores for rom intended to be loaded by the bios (Aurelien Jarno)
                    113:   - vnc_refresh: return if vd->timer is NULL (Stefano Stabellini)
                    114:   - QMP: Don't free async event's 'data' (Luiz Capitulino)
                    115:   - Handle TFTP ERROR from client (Thomas Horsten)
                    116:   - dmg: fix ->open failure (Christoph Hellwig)
                    117:   - virtio-pci: thinko fix (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                    118:   - pc-bios: Update README (SeaBIOS) (Stefan Weil)
                    119:   - vmware_vga: Check cursor dimensions passed from guest to avoid buffer overflow (Roland Dreier)
                    120:   - remove pending exception on vcpu reset. (Gleb Natapov)
                    121:   - Fix CPU topology initialization (Jiri Denemark)
                    122:   - MCE: Fix bug of IA32_MCG_STATUS after system reset (Huang Ying)
                    123:   - linuxboot: fix gdt address calculation (Avi Kivity)
                    124:   - QMP: Drop wrong assert() (Luiz Capitulino)
                    125:   - vnc: Fix artifacts in hextile decoding (Anthony Liguori)
                    126:   - target-i386: Fix "call im" on x86_64 when executing 32-bit code (Aurelien Jarno)
                    127:   - Add missing newline at the end of options list (Michael Tokarev)
                    128:   - Don't load options roms intended to be loaded by the bios in qemu (Avi Kivity)
                    129:   - USB: Improve usbdevice error messages (Scott Tsai)
                    130:   - cpu-all.h: fix cpu_get_real_ticks() #ifdef (Aurelien Jarno)
                    131:   - alpha: fix compile (Blue Swirl)
                    132:   - user_only: compile everything with -fpie (Kirill A. Shutemov)
                    133:   - fdc/sparc32: don't hang on detection under OBP (Artyom Tarasenko)
                    134:   - scsi-disk: Inquiry with allocation length of CDB < 36 (v4) (Artyom Tarasenko)
                    135:   - e1000: fix init values for command register (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                    136: 
1.1.1.16  root      137: version 0.12.1:
                    138:   - loader: fix rom loading at address 0 (fixes target-arm) (Aurelien Jarno)
                    139:   - loader: fix rom_copy (fixes multiboot) (Kevin Wolf)
1.1.1.17  root      140: 
1.1.1.15  root      141: version 0.12.0:
                    142: 
                    143:   - Update to SeaBIOS 0.5.0
                    144:   - e1000: fix device link status in Linux (Anthony Liguori)
                    145:   - monitor: fix QMP for balloon command (Luiz Capitulino)
                    146:   - QMP: Return an empty dict by default (Luiz Capitulino)
                    147:   - QMP: Only handle converted commands (Luiz Capitulino)
                    148:   - pci: support PCI based option rom loading (Gerd Hoffman/Anthony Liguori)
                    149:   - Fix backcompat for hotplug of SCSI controllers (Daniel P. Berrange)
                    150:   - fdc: fix migration from 0.11 (Juan Quintela)
                    151:   - vmware-vga: fix segv on cursor resize. (Dave Airlie)
                    152:   - vmware-vga: various fixes (Dave Airlie/Anthony Liguori)
                    153:   - qdev: improve property error reporting. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    154:   - fix vga names in default_list (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    155:   - usb-host: check mon before using it. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    156:   - usb-net: use qdev for -usbdevice (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    157:   - monitor: Catch printing to non-existent monitor (Luiz Capitulino)
                    158:   - Avoid permanently disabled QEMU monitor when UNIX migration fails (Daniel P. Berrange)
                    159:   - Fix loading of ELF multiboot kernels (Kevin Wolf)
                    160:   - qemu-io: Fix memory leak (Kevin Wolf)
                    161:   - Fix thinko in linuxboot.S (Paolo Bonzini)
                    162:   - target-i386: Fix evaluation of DR7 register (Jan Kiszka)
                    163:   - vnc: hextile: do not generate ForegroundSpecified and SubrectsColoured tiles (Anthony Liguori)
                    164:   - S390: Bail out without KVM (Alexander Graf)
                    165:   - S390: Don't tell guest we're updating config space (Alexander Graf)
                    166:   - target-s390: Fail on unknown instructions (Alexander Graf)
                    167:   - osdep: Fix runtime failure on older Linux kernels (Andre Przywara)
                    168:   - Fix a make -j race (Juergen Lock)
                    169:   - target-alpha: Fix generic ctz64. (Richard Henderson)
                    170:   - s390: Fix buggy assignment (Stefan Weil)
                    171:   - target-mips: fix user-mode emulation startup (Nathan Froyd)
                    172:   - target-i386: Update CPUID feature set for TCG (Andre Przywara)
                    173:   - s390: fix build on 32 bit host (Michael S. Tsirkin)
1.1.1.13  root      174:        
1.1.1.15  root      175: version 0.12.0-rc2:
                    176: 
                    177:   - v2: properly save kvm system time msr registers (Glauber Costa)
                    178:   - convert more monitor commands to qmp (Luiz Capitulino)
                    179:   - vnc: fix capslock tracking logic. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    180:   - QemuOpts: allow larger option values. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    181:   - scsi: fix drive hotplug. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    182:   - pci: don't hw_error() when no slot is available. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    183:   - pci: don't abort() when trying to hotplug with acpi off. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    184:   - allow default devices to be implemented in config file (Gerd Hoffman)
                    185:   - vc: colorize chardev title line with blue background. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    186:   - chardev: make chardevs specified in config file work. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    187:   - qdev: also match bus name for global properties (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    188:   - qdev: add command line option to set global defaults for properties. (Gerd Hoffmann)
                    189:   - kvm: x86: Save/restore exception_index (Jan Kiszka)
                    190:   - qdev: Replace device names containing whitespace (Markus Armbruster)
                    191:   - fix rtc-td-hack on host without high-res timers (Gleb Natapov)
                    192:   - virtio: verify features on load (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                    193:   - vmware_vga: add rom file so that it boots. (Dave Airlie)
                    194:   - Do not abort on qemu_malloc(0) in production builds (Anthony Liguori)
                    195:   - Fix ARM userspace strex implementation. (Paul Brook)
                    196:   - qemu: delete rule target on error (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                    197:   - QMP: add human-readable description to error response (Markus Armbruster)
                    198:   - convert more monitor commands to QError (Markus Armbruster)
                    199:   - monitor: Fix double-prompt after "change vnc passwd BLA" (Markus Armbruster)
                    200:   - monitor: do_cont(): Don't ask for passwords (Luiz Capitulino)
                    201:   - monitor: Introduce 'block_passwd' command (Luiz Capitulino)
                    202:   - pci: interrupt disable bit support (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                    203:   - pci: interrupt status bit implementation (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                    204:   - pci: prepare irq code for interrupt state (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                    205:   - msix: function mask support (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                    206:   - msix: macro rename for function mask support (Michael S. Tsirkin)
                    207:   - cpuid: Fix multicore setup on Intel (Andre Przywara)
                    208:   - kvm: x86: Fix initial kvm_has_msr_star (Jan Kiszka)
                    209:   - Update OpenBIOS images to r640 (Aurelien Jarno)    
1.1.1.10  root      210: 
1.1.1.9   root      211: version 0.10.2:
                    212: 
                    213:   - fix savevm/loadvm (Anthony Liguori)
                    214:   - live migration: fix dirty tracking windows (Glauber Costa)
                    215:   - live migration: improve error propogation (Glauber Costa)
                    216:   - qcow2: fix image creation for > ~2TB images (Chris Wright)
                    217:   - hotplug: fix error handling for if= parameter (Eduardo Habkost)
                    218:   - qcow2: fix data corruption (Nolan Leake)
                    219:   - virtio: fix guest oops with 2.6.25 kernels (Rusty Russell)
                    220:   - SH4: add support for -kernel (Takashi Yoshii, Aurelien Jarno)
                    221:   - hotplug: fix closing of char devices (Jan Kiszka)
                    222:   - hotplug: remove incorrect check for device name (Eduardo Habkost)
                    223:   - enable -k on win32 (Herve Poussineau)
                    224:   - configure: use LANG=C for grep (Andreas Faerber)
                    225:   - fix VGA regression (malc)
                    226:        
1.1.1.8   root      227: version 0.10.1:
                    228: 
                    229:   - virtio-net: check right return size on sg list (Alex Williamson)
                    230:   - Make qemu_announce_self handle holes (live migration after hotplug)
                    231:     (Marcelo Tosatti)
                    232:   - Revert r6804-r6808 (qcow2 allocation info).  This series of changes added
                    233:     a high cost to startup for large qcow2 images (Anthony Liguori)
                    234:   - qemu-img: fix help message (Aurelien Jarno)
                    235:   - Fix build for non-default installs of SDL (Anthony Liguori)
                    236:   - Fix race condition in env->interrupt_request.  When using TCG and a dynticks
                    237:     host timer, this condition could cause TCG to get stuck in an infinite
                    238:     loop (Aurelien Jarno)
                    239:   - Fix reading encrypted hard disk passwords during early startup (Jan Kiszka)
                    240:   - Fix encrypted disk reporting in 'info block' (Jan Kiszka)
                    241:   - Fix console size with tiny displays (MusicPal) (Jan Kiszka)
                    242:   - Improve error handling in bdrv_open2 (Jan Kiszka)
                    243:   - Avoid leaking data in mux'ed character devices (Jan Kiszka)
                    244:   - Fix initial character device reset (no banner in monitor) (Jan Kiszka)
                    245:   - Fix cpuid KVM crash on i386 host (Lubomir Rintel)
                    246:   - Fix SLES10sp2 installation by adding ISTAT1 register to LSI SCSI emulation
                    247:     (Ryan Harper)
                    248: 
1.1.1.7   root      249: version 0.10.0:
                    250: 
                    251:   - TCG support (No longer requires GCC 3.x)
                    252:   - Kernel Virtual Machine acceleration support
                    253:   - BSD userspace emulation
                    254:   - Bluetooth emulation and host passthrough support
                    255:   - GDB XML register description support
                    256:   - Intel e1000 emulation
                    257:   - HPET emulation
                    258:   - VirtIO paravirtual device support
                    259:   - Marvell 88w8618 / MusicPal emulation
                    260:   - Nokia N-series tablet emulation / OMAP2 processor emulation
                    261:   - PCI hotplug support
                    262:   - Live migration and new save/restore formats
                    263:   - Curses display support
                    264:   - qemu-nbd utility to mount supported block formats
                    265:   - Altivec support in PPC emulation and new firmware (OpenBIOS)
                    266:   - Multiple VNC clients are now supported
                    267:   - TLS encryption is now supported in VNC
                    268:   - MIPS Magnum R4000 machine (Hervé Poussineau)
                    269:   - Braille support (Samuel Thibault)
                    270:   - Freecom MusicPal system emulation (Jan Kiszka)
                    271:   - OMAP242x and Nokia N800, N810 machines (Andrzej Zaborowski)
                    272:   - EsounD audio driver (Frederick Reeve)
                    273:   - Gravis Ultrasound GF1 sound card (Tibor "TS" Schütz)
                    274:   - Many, many, bug fixes and new features
                    275: 
1.1.1.6   root      276: version 0.9.1:
                    277: 
                    278:   - TFTP booting from host directory (Anthony Liguori, Erwan Velu)
                    279:   - Tap device emulation for Solaris (Sittichai Palanisong)
                    280:   - Monitor multiplexing to several I/O channels (Jason Wessel)
                    281:   - ds1225y nvram support (Herve Poussineau)
                    282:   - CPU model selection support (J. Mayer, Paul Brook, Herve Poussineau)
                    283:   - Several Sparc fixes (Aurelien Jarno, Blue Swirl, Robert Reif)
                    284:   - MIPS 64-bit FPU support (Thiemo Seufer)
                    285:   - Xscale PDA emulation (Andrzej Zaborowski)
                    286:   - ColdFire system emulation (Paul Brook)
                    287:   - Improved SH4 support (Magnus Damm)
                    288:   - MIPS64 support (Aurelien Jarno, Thiemo Seufer)
                    289:   - Preliminary Alpha guest support (J. Mayer)
                    290:   - Read-only support for Parallels disk images (Alex Beregszaszi)
                    291:   - SVM (x86 virtualization) support (Alexander Graf)
                    292:   - CRIS emulation (Edgar E. Iglesias)
                    293:   - SPARC32PLUS execution support (Blue Swirl)
                    294:   - MIPS mipssim pseudo machine (Thiemo Seufer)
                    295:   - Strace for Linux userland emulation (Stuart Anderson, Thayne Harbaugh)
                    296:   - OMAP310 MPU emulation plus Palm T|E machine (Andrzej Zaborowski)
                    297:   - ARM v6, v7, NEON SIMD and SMP emulation (Paul Brook/CodeSourcery)
                    298:   - Gumstix boards: connex and verdex emulation (Thorsten Zitterell)
                    299:   - Intel mainstone II board emulation (Armin Kuster)
                    300:   - VMware SVGA II graphics card support (Andrzej Zaborowski)
                    301: 
1.1.1.5   root      302: version 0.9.0:
                    303: 
                    304:   - Support for relative paths in backing files for disk images
                    305:   - Async file I/O API
                    306:   - New qcow2 disk image format
                    307:   - Support of multiple VM snapshots
                    308:   - Linux: specific host CDROM and floppy support
                    309:   - SMM support
                    310:   - Moved PCI init, MP table init and ACPI table init to Bochs BIOS
                    311:   - Support for MIPS32 Release 2 instruction set (Thiemo Seufer)
                    312:   - MIPS Malta system emulation (Aurelien Jarno, Stefan Weil)
                    313:   - Darwin userspace emulation (Pierre d'Herbemont)
                    314:   - m68k user support (Paul Brook)
                    315:   - several x86 and x86_64 emulation fixes
                    316:   - Mouse relative offset VNC extension (Anthony Liguori)
                    317:   - PXE boot support (Anthony Liguori)
                    318:   - '-daemonize' option (Anthony Liguori)
                    319: 
1.1.1.4   root      320: version 0.8.2:
                    321: 
                    322:   - ACPI support
                    323:   - PC VGA BIOS fixes
                    324:   - switch to OpenBios for SPARC targets (Blue Swirl)
                    325:   - VNC server fixes
                    326:   - MIPS FPU support (Marius Groeger)
1.1.1.6   root      327:   - Solaris/SPARC host support (Juergen Keil)
1.1.1.4   root      328:   - PPC breakpoints and single stepping (Jason Wessel)
                    329:   - USB updates (Paul Brook)
                    330:   - UDP/TCP/telnet character devices (Jason Wessel)
                    331:   - Windows sparse file support (Frediano Ziglio)
                    332:   - RTL8139 NIC TCP segmentation offloading (Igor Kovalenko)
                    333:   - PCNET NIC support (Antony T Curtis)
                    334:   - Support for variable frequency host CPUs
                    335:   - Workaround for win32 SMP hosts
                    336:   - Support for AMD Flash memories (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    337:   - Audio capture to WAV files support (malc)
                    338: 
1.1.1.3   root      339: version 0.8.1:
                    340: 
                    341:   - USB tablet support (Brad Campbell, Anthony Liguori)
                    342:   - win32 host serial support (Kazu)
                    343:   - PC speaker support (Joachim Henke)
                    344:   - IDE LBA48 support (Jens Axboe)
                    345:   - SSE3 support
1.1.1.6   root      346:   - Solaris port (Juergen Keil)
1.1.1.3   root      347:   - Preliminary SH4 target (Samuel Tardieu)
                    348:   - VNC server (Anthony Liguori)
                    349:   - slirp fixes (Ed Swierk et al.)
                    350:   - USB fixes
                    351:   - ARM Versatile Platform Baseboard emulation (Paul Brook)
                    352: 
1.1.1.2   root      353: version 0.8.0:
                    354: 
                    355:   - ARM system emulation: Arm Integrator/CP board with an arm1026ej-s
                    356:     cpu (Paul Brook)
                    357:   - SMP support
                    358:   - Mac OS X cocoa improvements (Mike Kronenberg)
                    359:   - Mac OS X CoreAudio driver (Mike Kronenberg)
                    360:   - DirectSound driver (malc)
                    361:   - ALSA audio driver (malc)
                    362:   - new audio options: '-soundhw' and '-audio-help' (malc)
                    363:   - ES1370 PCI audio device (malc)
                    364:   - Initial USB support
                    365:   - Linux host serial port access
                    366:   - Linux host low level parallel port access
                    367:   - New network emulation code supporting VLANs.
                    368:   - MIPS and MIPSel User Linux emulation
                    369:   - MIPS fixes to boot Linux (Daniel Jacobowitz)
                    370:   - NX bit support
                    371:   - Initial SPARC SMP support (Blue Swirl)
                    372:   - Major overhaul of the virtual FAT driver for read/write support
                    373:     (Johannes Schindelin)
                    374: 
1.1       root      375: version 0.7.2:
1.1.1.6   root      376: 
1.1       root      377:   - x86_64 fixes (Win2000 and Linux 2.6 boot in 32 bit)
                    378:   - merge self modifying code handling in dirty ram page mecanism.
                    379:   - MIPS fixes (Ralf Baechle)
                    380:   - better user net performances
                    381: 
                    382: version 0.7.1:
                    383: 
                    384:   - read-only Virtual FAT support (Johannes Schindelin)
                    385:   - Windows 2000 install disk full hack (original idea from Vladimir
                    386:     N. Oleynik)
                    387:   - VMDK disk image creation (Filip Navara)
                    388:   - SPARC64 progress (Blue Swirl)
                    389:   - initial MIPS support (Jocelyn mayer)
                    390:   - MIPS improvements (Ralf Baechle)
                    391:   - 64 bit fixes in user networking (initial patch by Gwenole Beauchesne)
                    392:   - IOAPIC support (Filip Navara)
                    393: 
                    394: version 0.7.0:
                    395: 
                    396:   - better BIOS translation and HDD geometry auto-detection
                    397:   - user mode networking bug fix
                    398:   - undocumented FPU ops support
                    399:   - Cirrus VGA: support for 1280x1024x[8,15,16] modes
                    400:   - 'pidfile' option
                    401:   - .dmg disk image format support (Johannes Schindelin)
                    402:   - keymaps support (initial patch by Johannes Schindelin)
                    403:   - big endian ARM support (Lennert Buytenhek)
                    404:   - added generic 64 bit target support
                    405:   - x86_64 target support
                    406:   - initial APIC support
                    407:   - MMX/SSE/SSE2/PNI support
                    408:   - PC parallel port support (Mark Jonckheere)
                    409:   - initial SPARC64 support (Blue Swirl)
                    410:   - SPARC target boots Linux (Blue Swirl)
                    411:   - armv5te user mode support (Paul Brook)
                    412:   - ARM VFP support (Paul Brook)
                    413:   - ARM "Angel" semihosting syscalls (Paul Brook)
                    414:   - user mode gdb stub support (Paul Brook)
                    415:   - Samba 3 support
                    416:   - initial Cocoa support (Pierre d'Herbemont)
                    417:   - generic FPU emulation code
                    418:   - Virtual PC read-only disk image support (Alex Beregszaszi)
                    419: 
                    420: version 0.6.1:
                    421: 
                    422:   - Mac OS X port (Pierre d'Herbemont)
                    423:   - Virtual console support
                    424:   - Better monitor line edition
1.1.1.6   root      425:   - New block device layer
1.1       root      426:   - New 'qcow' growable disk image support with AES encryption and
                    427:     transparent decompression
                    428:   - VMware 3 and 4 read-only disk image support (untested)
                    429:   - Support for up to 4 serial ports
                    430:   - TFTP server support (Magnus Damm)
                    431:   - Port redirection support in user mode networking
                    432:   - Support for not executable data sections
                    433:   - Compressed loop disk image support (Johannes Schindelin)
                    434:   - Level triggered IRQ fix (aka NE2000 PCI performance fix) (Steve
                    435:     Wormley)
                    436:   - Fixed Fedora Core 2 problems (now you can run qemu without any
                    437:     LD_ASSUME_KERNEL tricks on FC2)
                    438:   - DHCP fix for Windows (accept DHCPREQUEST alone)
                    439:   - SPARC system emulation (Blue Swirl)
                    440:   - Automatic Samba configuration for host file access from Windows.
                    441:   - '-loadvm' and '-full-screen' options
                    442:   - ne2000 savevm support (Johannes Schindelin)
                    443:   - Ctrl-Alt is now the default grab key. Ctrl-Alt-[0-9] switches to
                    444:     the virtual consoles.
                    445:   - BIOS floppy fix for NT4 (Mike Nordell, Derek Fawcus, Volker Ruppert)
                    446:   - Floppy fixes for NT4 and NT5 (Mike Nordell)
                    447:   - NT4 IDE fixes (Ben Pfaf, Mike Nordell)
                    448:   - SDL Audio support and SB16 fixes (malc)
                    449:   - ENTER instruction bug fix (initial patch by Stefan Kisdaroczi)
                    450:   - VGA font change fix
                    451:   - VGA read-only CRTC register fix
                    452: 
                    453: version 0.6.0:
                    454: 
                    455:   - minimalist FPU exception support (NetBSD FPU probe fix)
                    456:   - cr0.ET fix (Win95 boot)
                    457:   - *BSD port (Markus Niemisto)
                    458:   - I/O access fix (signaled by Mark Jonckheere)
                    459:   - IDE drives serial number fix (Mike Nordell)
                    460:   - int13 CDROM BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 install CD fix)
                    461:   - int15, ah=86 BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 hardware probe hang up fix)
                    462:   - BSR/BSF "undefined behaviour" fix
                    463:   - vmdk2raw: convert VMware disk images to raw images
                    464:   - PCI support
                    465:   - NE2K PCI support
                    466:   - dummy VGA PCI support
                    467:   - VGA font selection fix (Daniel Serpell)
                    468:   - PIC reset fix (Hidemi KAWAI)
                    469:   - PIC spurious irq support (aka Solaris install bug)
                    470:   - added '-localtime' option
                    471:   - Cirrus CL-GD54xx VGA support (initial patch by Makoto Suzuki (suzu))
                    472:   - APM and system shutdown support
                    473:   - Fixed system reset
                    474:   - Support for other PC BIOSes
                    475:   - Initial PowerMac hardware emulation
                    476:   - PowerMac/PREP OpenFirmware compatible BIOS (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    477:   - initial IDE BMDMA support (needed for Darwin x86)
                    478:   - Set the default memory size for PC emulation to 128 MB
                    479: 
                    480: version 0.5.5:
                    481: 
                    482:   - SDL full screen support (initial patch by malc)
                    483:   - VGA support on PowerPC PREP
                    484:   - VBE fixes (Matthew Mastracci)
                    485:   - PIT fixes (aka Win98 hardware probe and "VGA slowness" bug)
                    486:   - IDE master only fixes (aka Win98 CD-ROM probe bug)
                    487:   - ARM load/store half word fix (Ulrich Hecht)
                    488:   - FDC fixes for Win98
                    489: 
                    490: version 0.5.4:
1.1.1.6   root      491: 
1.1       root      492:   - qemu-fast fixes
                    493:   - BIOS area protection fix (aka EMM386.EXE fix) (Mike Nordell)
                    494:   - keyboard/mouse fix (Mike Nordell)
                    495:   - IDE fixes (Linux did not recognized slave drivers)
                    496:   - VM86 EIP masking fix (aka NT5 install fix) (Mike Nordell)
                    497:   - QEMU can now boot a PowerPC Linux kernel (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    498:   - User mode network stack
                    499:   - imul imm8 fix + 0x82 opcode support (Hidemi KAWAI)
                    500:   - precise self modifying code (aka BeOS install bug)
                    501: 
                    502: version 0.5.3:
                    503: 
                    504:   - added Bochs VESA VBE support
                    505:   - VGA memory map mode 3 access fix (OS/2 install fix)
                    506:   - IDE fixes (Jens Axboe)
                    507:   - CPU interrupt fixes
                    508:   - fixed various TLB invalidation cases (NT install)
                    509:   - fixed cr0.WP semantics (XP install)
                    510:   - direct chaining support for SPARC and PowerPC (faster)
                    511:   - ARM NWFPE support (initial patch by Ulrich Hecht)
                    512:   - added specific x86 to x86 translator (close to native performance
                    513:     in qemu-i386 and qemu-fast)
                    514:   - shm syscalls support (Paul McKerras)
                    515:   - added accurate CR0.MP/ME/TS emulation
                    516:   - fixed DMA memory write access (Win95 boot floppy fix)
                    517:   - graphical x86 linux loader
1.1.1.6   root      518:   - command line monitor
1.1       root      519:   - generic removable device support
                    520:   - support of CD-ROM change
                    521:   - multiple network interface support
                    522:   - initial x86-64 host support (Gwenole Beauchesne)
                    523:   - lret to outer priviledge fix (OS/2 install fix)
                    524:   - task switch fixes (SkyOS boot)
                    525:   - VM save/restore commands
                    526:   - new timer API
                    527:   - more precise RTC emulation (periodic timers + time updates)
                    528:   - Win32 port (initial patch by Kazu)
                    529: 
                    530: version 0.5.2:
                    531: 
                    532:   - improved soft MMU speed (assembly functions and specializing)
                    533:   - improved multitasking speed by avoiding flushing TBs when
                    534:     switching tasks
                    535:   - improved qemu-fast speed
                    536:   - improved self modifying code handling (big performance gain in
                    537:     softmmu mode).
                    538:   - fixed IO checking
                    539:   - fixed CD-ROM detection (win98 install CD)
                    540:   - fixed addseg real mode bug (GRUB boot fix)
                    541:   - added ROM memory support (win98 boot)
                    542:   - fixed 'call Ev' in case of paging exception
                    543:   - updated the script 'qemu-binfmt-conf.sh' to use QEMU automagically
                    544:     when launching executables for the supported target CPUs.
                    545:   - PowerPC system emulation update (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    546:   - PC floppy emulation and DMA fixes (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    547:   - polled mode for PIC (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    548:   - fixed PTE dirty bit handling
                    549:   - fixed xadd same reg bug
                    550:   - fixed cmpxchg exception safeness
                    551:   - access to virtual memory in gdb stub
                    552:   - task gate and NT flag fixes
                    553:   - eflags optimisation fix for string operations
                    554: 
                    555: version 0.5.1:
1.1.1.6   root      556: 
1.1       root      557:   - float access fixes when using soft mmu
                    558:   - PC emulation support on PowerPC
                    559:   - A20 support
                    560:   - IDE CD-ROM emulation
                    561:   - ARM fixes (Ulrich Hecht)
                    562:   - SB16 emulation (malc)
                    563:   - IRET and INT fixes in VM86 mode with IOPL=3
                    564:   - Port I/Os use TSS io map
                    565:   - Full task switching/task gate support
                    566:   - added verr, verw, arpl, fcmovxx
                    567:   - PowerPC target support (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    568:   - Major SPARC target fixes (dynamically linked programs begin to work)
                    569: 
                    570: version 0.5.0:
1.1.1.6   root      571: 
1.1       root      572:   - full hardware level VGA emulation
                    573:   - graphical display with SDL
                    574:   - added PS/2 mouse and keyboard emulation
                    575:   - popw (%esp) fix
                    576:   - mov to/from segment data width fix
                    577:   - added real mode support
                    578:   - added Bochs BIOS and LGPL'ed VGA BIOS loader in qemu
                    579:   - m68k host port (Richard Zidlicky)
                    580:   - partial soft MMU support for memory mapped I/Os
                    581:   - multi-target build
                    582:   - fixed: no error code in hardware interrupts
                    583:   - fixed: pop ss, mov ss, x and sti disable hardware irqs for the next insn
                    584:   - correct single stepping thru string operations
                    585:   - preliminary SPARC target support (Thomas M. Ogrisegg)
                    586:   - tun-fd option (Rusty Russell)
                    587:   - automatic IDE geometry detection
                    588:   - renamed 'vl' to qemu[-fast] and user qemu to qemu-{cpu}.
                    589:   - added man page
                    590:   - added full soft mmu mode to launch unpatched OSes.
                    591: 
                    592: version 0.4.3:
                    593: 
                    594:   - x86 exception fix in case of nop instruction.
                    595:   - gcc 3.2.2 bug workaround (RedHat 9 fix)
                    596:   - sparc and Alpha host fixes
                    597:   - many ARM target fixes: 'ls' and 'bash' can be launched.
                    598: 
                    599: version 0.4.2:
                    600: 
                    601:  - many exception handling fixes (can compile a Linux kernel inside vl)
                    602:  - IDE emulation support
                    603:  - initial GDB stub support
                    604:  - deferred update support for disk images (Rusty Russell)
                    605:  - accept User Mode Linux Copy On Write disk images
                    606:  - SMP kernels can at least be booted
                    607: 
                    608: version 0.4.1:
1.1.1.6   root      609: 
1.1       root      610:  - more accurate timer support in vl.
                    611:  - more reliable NE2000 probe in vl.
                    612:  - added 2.5.66 kernel in vl-test.
                    613:  - added VLTMPDIR environment variable in vl.
                    614: 
                    615: version 0.4:
                    616: 
                    617:  - initial support for ring 0 x86 processor emulation
                    618:  - fixed signal handling for correct dosemu DPMI emulation
                    619:  - fast x86 MMU emulation with mmap()
                    620:  - fixed popl (%esp) case
                    621:  - Linux kernel can be executed by QEMU with the 'vl' command.
                    622: 
                    623: version 0.3:
                    624: 
                    625:  - initial support for ARM emulation
                    626:  - added fnsave, frstor, fnstenv, fldenv FPU instructions
                    627:  - added FPU register save in signal emulation
                    628:  - initial ARM port
                    629:  - Sparc and Alpha ports work on the regression test
                    630:  - generic ioctl number conversion
                    631:  - fixed ioctl type conversion
                    632: 
                    633: version 0.2:
                    634: 
                    635:  - PowerPC disassembly and ELF symbols output (Rusty Russell)
                    636:  - flock support (Rusty Russell)
                    637:  - ugetrlimit support (Rusty Russell)
                    638:  - fstat64 fix (Rusty Russell)
                    639:  - initial Alpha port (Falk Hueffner)
                    640:  - initial IA64 port (Matt Wilson)
                    641:  - initial Sparc and Sparc64 port (David S. Miller)
                    642:  - added HLT instruction
                    643:  - LRET instruction fix.
                    644:  - added GPF generation for I/Os.
                    645:  - added INT3 and TF flag support.
                    646:  - SHL instruction C flag fix.
                    647:  - mmap emulation for host page size > 4KB
                    648:  - self-modifying code support
                    649:  - better VM86 support (dosemu works on non trivial programs)
                    650:  - precise exception support (EIP is computed correctly in most cases)
                    651:  - more precise LDT/GDT/IDT emulation
                    652:  - faster segment load in vm86 mode
                    653:  - direct chaining of basic blocks (faster emulation)
                    654: 
                    655: version 0.1.6:
                    656: 
                    657:  - automatic library search system. QEMU can now work with unpatched
                    658:    ELF dynamic loader and libc (Rusty Russell).
                    659:  - ISO C warning fixes (Alistair Strachan)
                    660:  - first self-virtualizable version (works only as long as the
                    661:    translation cache is not flushed)
                    662:  - RH9 fixes
                    663: 
                    664: version 0.1.5:
                    665: 
                    666:  - ppc64 support + personality() patch (Rusty Russell)
                    667:  - first Alpha CPU patches (Falk Hueffner)
                    668:  - removed bfd.h dependancy
                    669:  - fixed shrd, shld, idivl and divl on PowerPC.
                    670:  - fixed buggy glibc PowerPC rint() function (test-i386 passes now on PowerPC).
                    671: 
                    672: version 0.1.4:
                    673: 
                    674:  - more accurate VM86 emulation (can launch small DOS 16 bit
                    675:    executables in wine).
                    676:  - fixed push/pop fs/gs
                    677:  - added iret instruction.
                    678:  - added times() syscall and SIOCATMARK ioctl.
                    679: 
                    680: version 0.1.3:
                    681: 
                    682:  - S390 support (Ulrich Weigand)
                    683:  - glibc 2.3.x compile fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    684:  - socketcall endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    685:  - struct sockaddr endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    686:  - sendmsg/recvmsg endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    687:  - execve endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    688:  - fdset endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    689:  - partial setsockopt syscall support (Ulrich Weigand)
                    690:  - more accurate pushf/popf emulation
                    691:  - first partial vm86() syscall support (can be used with runcom example).
                    692:  - added bound, cmpxchg8b, cpuid instructions
                    693:  - added 16 bit addressing support/override for string operations
                    694:  - poll() fix
1.1.1.6   root      695: 
1.1       root      696: version 0.1.2:
                    697: 
                    698:  - compile fixes
                    699:  - xlat instruction
                    700:  - xchg instruction memory lock
                    701:  - added simple vm86 example (not working with QEMU yet). The 54 byte
                    702:    DOS executable 'pi_10.com' program was released by Bertram
                    703:    Felgenhauer (more information at http://www.boo.net/~jasonp/pipage.html).
                    704: 
                    705: version 0.1.1:
                    706: 
                    707:  - glibc 2.2 compilation fixes
                    708:  - added -s and -L options
                    709:  - binary distribution of x86 glibc and wine
                    710:  - big endian fixes in ELF loader and getdents.
                    711: 
                    712: version 0.1:
                    713: 
                    714:  - initial public release.

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