Annotation of qemu/Changelog, revision 1.1.1.1

1.1       root        1: version 0.7.2:
                      2:   
                      3:   - x86_64 fixes (Win2000 and Linux 2.6 boot in 32 bit)
                      4:   - merge self modifying code handling in dirty ram page mecanism.
                      5:   - MIPS fixes (Ralf Baechle)
                      6:   - better user net performances
                      7: 
                      8: version 0.7.1:
                      9: 
                     10:   - read-only Virtual FAT support (Johannes Schindelin)
                     11:   - Windows 2000 install disk full hack (original idea from Vladimir
                     12:     N. Oleynik)
                     13:   - VMDK disk image creation (Filip Navara)
                     14:   - SPARC64 progress (Blue Swirl)
                     15:   - initial MIPS support (Jocelyn mayer)
                     16:   - MIPS improvements (Ralf Baechle)
                     17:   - 64 bit fixes in user networking (initial patch by Gwenole Beauchesne)
                     18:   - IOAPIC support (Filip Navara)
                     19: 
                     20: version 0.7.0:
                     21: 
                     22:   - better BIOS translation and HDD geometry auto-detection
                     23:   - user mode networking bug fix
                     24:   - undocumented FPU ops support
                     25:   - Cirrus VGA: support for 1280x1024x[8,15,16] modes
                     26:   - 'pidfile' option
                     27:   - .dmg disk image format support (Johannes Schindelin)
                     28:   - keymaps support (initial patch by Johannes Schindelin)
                     29:   - big endian ARM support (Lennert Buytenhek)
                     30:   - added generic 64 bit target support
                     31:   - x86_64 target support
                     32:   - initial APIC support
                     33:   - MMX/SSE/SSE2/PNI support
                     34:   - PC parallel port support (Mark Jonckheere)
                     35:   - initial SPARC64 support (Blue Swirl)
                     36:   - SPARC target boots Linux (Blue Swirl)
                     37:   - armv5te user mode support (Paul Brook)
                     38:   - ARM VFP support (Paul Brook)
                     39:   - ARM "Angel" semihosting syscalls (Paul Brook)
                     40:   - user mode gdb stub support (Paul Brook)
                     41:   - Samba 3 support
                     42:   - initial Cocoa support (Pierre d'Herbemont)
                     43:   - generic FPU emulation code
                     44:   - Virtual PC read-only disk image support (Alex Beregszaszi)
                     45: 
                     46: version 0.6.1:
                     47: 
                     48:   - Mac OS X port (Pierre d'Herbemont)
                     49:   - Virtual console support
                     50:   - Better monitor line edition
                     51:   - New block device layer 
                     52:   - New 'qcow' growable disk image support with AES encryption and
                     53:     transparent decompression
                     54:   - VMware 3 and 4 read-only disk image support (untested)
                     55:   - Support for up to 4 serial ports
                     56:   - TFTP server support (Magnus Damm)
                     57:   - Port redirection support in user mode networking
                     58:   - Support for not executable data sections
                     59:   - Compressed loop disk image support (Johannes Schindelin)
                     60:   - Level triggered IRQ fix (aka NE2000 PCI performance fix) (Steve
                     61:     Wormley)
                     62:   - Fixed Fedora Core 2 problems (now you can run qemu without any
                     63:     LD_ASSUME_KERNEL tricks on FC2)
                     64:   - DHCP fix for Windows (accept DHCPREQUEST alone)
                     65:   - SPARC system emulation (Blue Swirl)
                     66:   - Automatic Samba configuration for host file access from Windows.
                     67:   - '-loadvm' and '-full-screen' options
                     68:   - ne2000 savevm support (Johannes Schindelin)
                     69:   - Ctrl-Alt is now the default grab key. Ctrl-Alt-[0-9] switches to
                     70:     the virtual consoles.
                     71:   - BIOS floppy fix for NT4 (Mike Nordell, Derek Fawcus, Volker Ruppert)
                     72:   - Floppy fixes for NT4 and NT5 (Mike Nordell)
                     73:   - NT4 IDE fixes (Ben Pfaf, Mike Nordell)
                     74:   - SDL Audio support and SB16 fixes (malc)
                     75:   - ENTER instruction bug fix (initial patch by Stefan Kisdaroczi)
                     76:   - VGA font change fix
                     77:   - VGA read-only CRTC register fix
                     78: 
                     79: version 0.6.0:
                     80: 
                     81:   - minimalist FPU exception support (NetBSD FPU probe fix)
                     82:   - cr0.ET fix (Win95 boot)
                     83:   - *BSD port (Markus Niemisto)
                     84:   - I/O access fix (signaled by Mark Jonckheere)
                     85:   - IDE drives serial number fix (Mike Nordell)
                     86:   - int13 CDROM BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 install CD fix)
                     87:   - int15, ah=86 BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 hardware probe hang up fix)
                     88:   - BSR/BSF "undefined behaviour" fix
                     89:   - vmdk2raw: convert VMware disk images to raw images
                     90:   - PCI support
                     91:   - NE2K PCI support
                     92:   - dummy VGA PCI support
                     93:   - VGA font selection fix (Daniel Serpell)
                     94:   - PIC reset fix (Hidemi KAWAI)
                     95:   - PIC spurious irq support (aka Solaris install bug)
                     96:   - added '-localtime' option
                     97:   - Cirrus CL-GD54xx VGA support (initial patch by Makoto Suzuki (suzu))
                     98:   - APM and system shutdown support
                     99:   - Fixed system reset
                    100:   - Support for other PC BIOSes
                    101:   - Initial PowerMac hardware emulation
                    102:   - PowerMac/PREP OpenFirmware compatible BIOS (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    103:   - initial IDE BMDMA support (needed for Darwin x86)
                    104:   - Set the default memory size for PC emulation to 128 MB
                    105: 
                    106: version 0.5.5:
                    107: 
                    108:   - SDL full screen support (initial patch by malc)
                    109:   - VGA support on PowerPC PREP
                    110:   - VBE fixes (Matthew Mastracci)
                    111:   - PIT fixes (aka Win98 hardware probe and "VGA slowness" bug)
                    112:   - IDE master only fixes (aka Win98 CD-ROM probe bug)
                    113:   - ARM load/store half word fix (Ulrich Hecht)
                    114:   - FDC fixes for Win98
                    115: 
                    116: version 0.5.4:
                    117:   
                    118:   - qemu-fast fixes
                    119:   - BIOS area protection fix (aka EMM386.EXE fix) (Mike Nordell)
                    120:   - keyboard/mouse fix (Mike Nordell)
                    121:   - IDE fixes (Linux did not recognized slave drivers)
                    122:   - VM86 EIP masking fix (aka NT5 install fix) (Mike Nordell)
                    123:   - QEMU can now boot a PowerPC Linux kernel (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    124:   - User mode network stack
                    125:   - imul imm8 fix + 0x82 opcode support (Hidemi KAWAI)
                    126:   - precise self modifying code (aka BeOS install bug)
                    127: 
                    128: version 0.5.3:
                    129: 
                    130:   - added Bochs VESA VBE support
                    131:   - VGA memory map mode 3 access fix (OS/2 install fix)
                    132:   - IDE fixes (Jens Axboe)
                    133:   - CPU interrupt fixes
                    134:   - fixed various TLB invalidation cases (NT install)
                    135:   - fixed cr0.WP semantics (XP install)
                    136:   - direct chaining support for SPARC and PowerPC (faster)
                    137:   - ARM NWFPE support (initial patch by Ulrich Hecht)
                    138:   - added specific x86 to x86 translator (close to native performance
                    139:     in qemu-i386 and qemu-fast)
                    140:   - shm syscalls support (Paul McKerras)
                    141:   - added accurate CR0.MP/ME/TS emulation
                    142:   - fixed DMA memory write access (Win95 boot floppy fix)
                    143:   - graphical x86 linux loader
                    144:   - command line monitor 
                    145:   - generic removable device support
                    146:   - support of CD-ROM change
                    147:   - multiple network interface support
                    148:   - initial x86-64 host support (Gwenole Beauchesne)
                    149:   - lret to outer priviledge fix (OS/2 install fix)
                    150:   - task switch fixes (SkyOS boot)
                    151:   - VM save/restore commands
                    152:   - new timer API
                    153:   - more precise RTC emulation (periodic timers + time updates)
                    154:   - Win32 port (initial patch by Kazu)
                    155: 
                    156: version 0.5.2:
                    157: 
                    158:   - improved soft MMU speed (assembly functions and specializing)
                    159:   - improved multitasking speed by avoiding flushing TBs when
                    160:     switching tasks
                    161:   - improved qemu-fast speed
                    162:   - improved self modifying code handling (big performance gain in
                    163:     softmmu mode).
                    164:   - fixed IO checking
                    165:   - fixed CD-ROM detection (win98 install CD)
                    166:   - fixed addseg real mode bug (GRUB boot fix)
                    167:   - added ROM memory support (win98 boot)
                    168:   - fixed 'call Ev' in case of paging exception
                    169:   - updated the script 'qemu-binfmt-conf.sh' to use QEMU automagically
                    170:     when launching executables for the supported target CPUs.
                    171:   - PowerPC system emulation update (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    172:   - PC floppy emulation and DMA fixes (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    173:   - polled mode for PIC (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    174:   - fixed PTE dirty bit handling
                    175:   - fixed xadd same reg bug
                    176:   - fixed cmpxchg exception safeness
                    177:   - access to virtual memory in gdb stub
                    178:   - task gate and NT flag fixes
                    179:   - eflags optimisation fix for string operations
                    180: 
                    181: version 0.5.1:
                    182:   
                    183:   - float access fixes when using soft mmu
                    184:   - PC emulation support on PowerPC
                    185:   - A20 support
                    186:   - IDE CD-ROM emulation
                    187:   - ARM fixes (Ulrich Hecht)
                    188:   - SB16 emulation (malc)
                    189:   - IRET and INT fixes in VM86 mode with IOPL=3
                    190:   - Port I/Os use TSS io map
                    191:   - Full task switching/task gate support
                    192:   - added verr, verw, arpl, fcmovxx
                    193:   - PowerPC target support (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    194:   - Major SPARC target fixes (dynamically linked programs begin to work)
                    195: 
                    196: version 0.5.0:
                    197:   
                    198:   - full hardware level VGA emulation
                    199:   - graphical display with SDL
                    200:   - added PS/2 mouse and keyboard emulation
                    201:   - popw (%esp) fix
                    202:   - mov to/from segment data width fix
                    203:   - added real mode support
                    204:   - added Bochs BIOS and LGPL'ed VGA BIOS loader in qemu
                    205:   - m68k host port (Richard Zidlicky)
                    206:   - partial soft MMU support for memory mapped I/Os
                    207:   - multi-target build
                    208:   - fixed: no error code in hardware interrupts
                    209:   - fixed: pop ss, mov ss, x and sti disable hardware irqs for the next insn
                    210:   - correct single stepping thru string operations
                    211:   - preliminary SPARC target support (Thomas M. Ogrisegg)
                    212:   - tun-fd option (Rusty Russell)
                    213:   - automatic IDE geometry detection
                    214:   - renamed 'vl' to qemu[-fast] and user qemu to qemu-{cpu}.
                    215:   - added man page
                    216:   - added full soft mmu mode to launch unpatched OSes.
                    217: 
                    218: version 0.4.3:
                    219: 
                    220:   - x86 exception fix in case of nop instruction.
                    221:   - gcc 3.2.2 bug workaround (RedHat 9 fix)
                    222:   - sparc and Alpha host fixes
                    223:   - many ARM target fixes: 'ls' and 'bash' can be launched.
                    224: 
                    225: version 0.4.2:
                    226: 
                    227:  - many exception handling fixes (can compile a Linux kernel inside vl)
                    228:  - IDE emulation support
                    229:  - initial GDB stub support
                    230:  - deferred update support for disk images (Rusty Russell)
                    231:  - accept User Mode Linux Copy On Write disk images
                    232:  - SMP kernels can at least be booted
                    233: 
                    234: version 0.4.1:
                    235:   
                    236:  - more accurate timer support in vl.
                    237:  - more reliable NE2000 probe in vl.
                    238:  - added 2.5.66 kernel in vl-test.
                    239:  - added VLTMPDIR environment variable in vl.
                    240: 
                    241: version 0.4:
                    242: 
                    243:  - initial support for ring 0 x86 processor emulation
                    244:  - fixed signal handling for correct dosemu DPMI emulation
                    245:  - fast x86 MMU emulation with mmap()
                    246:  - fixed popl (%esp) case
                    247:  - Linux kernel can be executed by QEMU with the 'vl' command.
                    248: 
                    249: version 0.3:
                    250: 
                    251:  - initial support for ARM emulation
                    252:  - added fnsave, frstor, fnstenv, fldenv FPU instructions
                    253:  - added FPU register save in signal emulation
                    254:  - initial ARM port
                    255:  - Sparc and Alpha ports work on the regression test
                    256:  - generic ioctl number conversion
                    257:  - fixed ioctl type conversion
                    258: 
                    259: version 0.2:
                    260: 
                    261:  - PowerPC disassembly and ELF symbols output (Rusty Russell)
                    262:  - flock support (Rusty Russell)
                    263:  - ugetrlimit support (Rusty Russell)
                    264:  - fstat64 fix (Rusty Russell)
                    265:  - initial Alpha port (Falk Hueffner)
                    266:  - initial IA64 port (Matt Wilson)
                    267:  - initial Sparc and Sparc64 port (David S. Miller)
                    268:  - added HLT instruction
                    269:  - LRET instruction fix.
                    270:  - added GPF generation for I/Os.
                    271:  - added INT3 and TF flag support.
                    272:  - SHL instruction C flag fix.
                    273:  - mmap emulation for host page size > 4KB
                    274:  - self-modifying code support
                    275:  - better VM86 support (dosemu works on non trivial programs)
                    276:  - precise exception support (EIP is computed correctly in most cases)
                    277:  - more precise LDT/GDT/IDT emulation
                    278:  - faster segment load in vm86 mode
                    279:  - direct chaining of basic blocks (faster emulation)
                    280: 
                    281: version 0.1.6:
                    282: 
                    283:  - automatic library search system. QEMU can now work with unpatched
                    284:    ELF dynamic loader and libc (Rusty Russell).
                    285:  - ISO C warning fixes (Alistair Strachan)
                    286:  - first self-virtualizable version (works only as long as the
                    287:    translation cache is not flushed)
                    288:  - RH9 fixes
                    289: 
                    290: version 0.1.5:
                    291: 
                    292:  - ppc64 support + personality() patch (Rusty Russell)
                    293:  - first Alpha CPU patches (Falk Hueffner)
                    294:  - removed bfd.h dependancy
                    295:  - fixed shrd, shld, idivl and divl on PowerPC.
                    296:  - fixed buggy glibc PowerPC rint() function (test-i386 passes now on PowerPC).
                    297: 
                    298: version 0.1.4:
                    299: 
                    300:  - more accurate VM86 emulation (can launch small DOS 16 bit
                    301:    executables in wine).
                    302:  - fixed push/pop fs/gs
                    303:  - added iret instruction.
                    304:  - added times() syscall and SIOCATMARK ioctl.
                    305: 
                    306: version 0.1.3:
                    307: 
                    308:  - S390 support (Ulrich Weigand)
                    309:  - glibc 2.3.x compile fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    310:  - socketcall endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    311:  - struct sockaddr endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    312:  - sendmsg/recvmsg endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    313:  - execve endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    314:  - fdset endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    315:  - partial setsockopt syscall support (Ulrich Weigand)
                    316:  - more accurate pushf/popf emulation
                    317:  - first partial vm86() syscall support (can be used with runcom example).
                    318:  - added bound, cmpxchg8b, cpuid instructions
                    319:  - added 16 bit addressing support/override for string operations
                    320:  - poll() fix
                    321:  
                    322: version 0.1.2:
                    323: 
                    324:  - compile fixes
                    325:  - xlat instruction
                    326:  - xchg instruction memory lock
                    327:  - added simple vm86 example (not working with QEMU yet). The 54 byte
                    328:    DOS executable 'pi_10.com' program was released by Bertram
                    329:    Felgenhauer (more information at http://www.boo.net/~jasonp/pipage.html).
                    330: 
                    331: version 0.1.1:
                    332: 
                    333:  - glibc 2.2 compilation fixes
                    334:  - added -s and -L options
                    335:  - binary distribution of x86 glibc and wine
                    336:  - big endian fixes in ELF loader and getdents.
                    337: 
                    338: version 0.1:
                    339: 
                    340:  - initial public release.

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