Annotation of qemu/Changelog, revision 1.1.1.2

1.1.1.2 ! root        1: version 0.8.0:
        !             2: 
        !             3:   - ARM system emulation: Arm Integrator/CP board with an arm1026ej-s
        !             4:     cpu (Paul Brook)
        !             5:   - SMP support
        !             6:   - Mac OS X cocoa improvements (Mike Kronenberg)
        !             7:   - Mac OS X CoreAudio driver (Mike Kronenberg)
        !             8:   - DirectSound driver (malc)
        !             9:   - ALSA audio driver (malc)
        !            10:   - new audio options: '-soundhw' and '-audio-help' (malc)
        !            11:   - ES1370 PCI audio device (malc)
        !            12:   - Initial USB support
        !            13:   - Linux host serial port access
        !            14:   - Linux host low level parallel port access
        !            15:   - New network emulation code supporting VLANs.
        !            16:   - MIPS and MIPSel User Linux emulation
        !            17:   - MIPS fixes to boot Linux (Daniel Jacobowitz)
        !            18:   - NX bit support
        !            19:   - Initial SPARC SMP support (Blue Swirl)
        !            20:   - Major overhaul of the virtual FAT driver for read/write support
        !            21:     (Johannes Schindelin)
        !            22: 
1.1       root       23: version 0.7.2:
                     24:   
                     25:   - x86_64 fixes (Win2000 and Linux 2.6 boot in 32 bit)
                     26:   - merge self modifying code handling in dirty ram page mecanism.
                     27:   - MIPS fixes (Ralf Baechle)
                     28:   - better user net performances
                     29: 
                     30: version 0.7.1:
                     31: 
                     32:   - read-only Virtual FAT support (Johannes Schindelin)
                     33:   - Windows 2000 install disk full hack (original idea from Vladimir
                     34:     N. Oleynik)
                     35:   - VMDK disk image creation (Filip Navara)
                     36:   - SPARC64 progress (Blue Swirl)
                     37:   - initial MIPS support (Jocelyn mayer)
                     38:   - MIPS improvements (Ralf Baechle)
                     39:   - 64 bit fixes in user networking (initial patch by Gwenole Beauchesne)
                     40:   - IOAPIC support (Filip Navara)
                     41: 
                     42: version 0.7.0:
                     43: 
                     44:   - better BIOS translation and HDD geometry auto-detection
                     45:   - user mode networking bug fix
                     46:   - undocumented FPU ops support
                     47:   - Cirrus VGA: support for 1280x1024x[8,15,16] modes
                     48:   - 'pidfile' option
                     49:   - .dmg disk image format support (Johannes Schindelin)
                     50:   - keymaps support (initial patch by Johannes Schindelin)
                     51:   - big endian ARM support (Lennert Buytenhek)
                     52:   - added generic 64 bit target support
                     53:   - x86_64 target support
                     54:   - initial APIC support
                     55:   - MMX/SSE/SSE2/PNI support
                     56:   - PC parallel port support (Mark Jonckheere)
                     57:   - initial SPARC64 support (Blue Swirl)
                     58:   - SPARC target boots Linux (Blue Swirl)
                     59:   - armv5te user mode support (Paul Brook)
                     60:   - ARM VFP support (Paul Brook)
                     61:   - ARM "Angel" semihosting syscalls (Paul Brook)
                     62:   - user mode gdb stub support (Paul Brook)
                     63:   - Samba 3 support
                     64:   - initial Cocoa support (Pierre d'Herbemont)
                     65:   - generic FPU emulation code
                     66:   - Virtual PC read-only disk image support (Alex Beregszaszi)
                     67: 
                     68: version 0.6.1:
                     69: 
                     70:   - Mac OS X port (Pierre d'Herbemont)
                     71:   - Virtual console support
                     72:   - Better monitor line edition
                     73:   - New block device layer 
                     74:   - New 'qcow' growable disk image support with AES encryption and
                     75:     transparent decompression
                     76:   - VMware 3 and 4 read-only disk image support (untested)
                     77:   - Support for up to 4 serial ports
                     78:   - TFTP server support (Magnus Damm)
                     79:   - Port redirection support in user mode networking
                     80:   - Support for not executable data sections
                     81:   - Compressed loop disk image support (Johannes Schindelin)
                     82:   - Level triggered IRQ fix (aka NE2000 PCI performance fix) (Steve
                     83:     Wormley)
                     84:   - Fixed Fedora Core 2 problems (now you can run qemu without any
                     85:     LD_ASSUME_KERNEL tricks on FC2)
                     86:   - DHCP fix for Windows (accept DHCPREQUEST alone)
                     87:   - SPARC system emulation (Blue Swirl)
                     88:   - Automatic Samba configuration for host file access from Windows.
                     89:   - '-loadvm' and '-full-screen' options
                     90:   - ne2000 savevm support (Johannes Schindelin)
                     91:   - Ctrl-Alt is now the default grab key. Ctrl-Alt-[0-9] switches to
                     92:     the virtual consoles.
                     93:   - BIOS floppy fix for NT4 (Mike Nordell, Derek Fawcus, Volker Ruppert)
                     94:   - Floppy fixes for NT4 and NT5 (Mike Nordell)
                     95:   - NT4 IDE fixes (Ben Pfaf, Mike Nordell)
                     96:   - SDL Audio support and SB16 fixes (malc)
                     97:   - ENTER instruction bug fix (initial patch by Stefan Kisdaroczi)
                     98:   - VGA font change fix
                     99:   - VGA read-only CRTC register fix
                    100: 
                    101: version 0.6.0:
                    102: 
                    103:   - minimalist FPU exception support (NetBSD FPU probe fix)
                    104:   - cr0.ET fix (Win95 boot)
                    105:   - *BSD port (Markus Niemisto)
                    106:   - I/O access fix (signaled by Mark Jonckheere)
                    107:   - IDE drives serial number fix (Mike Nordell)
                    108:   - int13 CDROM BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 install CD fix)
                    109:   - int15, ah=86 BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 hardware probe hang up fix)
                    110:   - BSR/BSF "undefined behaviour" fix
                    111:   - vmdk2raw: convert VMware disk images to raw images
                    112:   - PCI support
                    113:   - NE2K PCI support
                    114:   - dummy VGA PCI support
                    115:   - VGA font selection fix (Daniel Serpell)
                    116:   - PIC reset fix (Hidemi KAWAI)
                    117:   - PIC spurious irq support (aka Solaris install bug)
                    118:   - added '-localtime' option
                    119:   - Cirrus CL-GD54xx VGA support (initial patch by Makoto Suzuki (suzu))
                    120:   - APM and system shutdown support
                    121:   - Fixed system reset
                    122:   - Support for other PC BIOSes
                    123:   - Initial PowerMac hardware emulation
                    124:   - PowerMac/PREP OpenFirmware compatible BIOS (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    125:   - initial IDE BMDMA support (needed for Darwin x86)
                    126:   - Set the default memory size for PC emulation to 128 MB
                    127: 
                    128: version 0.5.5:
                    129: 
                    130:   - SDL full screen support (initial patch by malc)
                    131:   - VGA support on PowerPC PREP
                    132:   - VBE fixes (Matthew Mastracci)
                    133:   - PIT fixes (aka Win98 hardware probe and "VGA slowness" bug)
                    134:   - IDE master only fixes (aka Win98 CD-ROM probe bug)
                    135:   - ARM load/store half word fix (Ulrich Hecht)
                    136:   - FDC fixes for Win98
                    137: 
                    138: version 0.5.4:
                    139:   
                    140:   - qemu-fast fixes
                    141:   - BIOS area protection fix (aka EMM386.EXE fix) (Mike Nordell)
                    142:   - keyboard/mouse fix (Mike Nordell)
                    143:   - IDE fixes (Linux did not recognized slave drivers)
                    144:   - VM86 EIP masking fix (aka NT5 install fix) (Mike Nordell)
                    145:   - QEMU can now boot a PowerPC Linux kernel (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    146:   - User mode network stack
                    147:   - imul imm8 fix + 0x82 opcode support (Hidemi KAWAI)
                    148:   - precise self modifying code (aka BeOS install bug)
                    149: 
                    150: version 0.5.3:
                    151: 
                    152:   - added Bochs VESA VBE support
                    153:   - VGA memory map mode 3 access fix (OS/2 install fix)
                    154:   - IDE fixes (Jens Axboe)
                    155:   - CPU interrupt fixes
                    156:   - fixed various TLB invalidation cases (NT install)
                    157:   - fixed cr0.WP semantics (XP install)
                    158:   - direct chaining support for SPARC and PowerPC (faster)
                    159:   - ARM NWFPE support (initial patch by Ulrich Hecht)
                    160:   - added specific x86 to x86 translator (close to native performance
                    161:     in qemu-i386 and qemu-fast)
                    162:   - shm syscalls support (Paul McKerras)
                    163:   - added accurate CR0.MP/ME/TS emulation
                    164:   - fixed DMA memory write access (Win95 boot floppy fix)
                    165:   - graphical x86 linux loader
                    166:   - command line monitor 
                    167:   - generic removable device support
                    168:   - support of CD-ROM change
                    169:   - multiple network interface support
                    170:   - initial x86-64 host support (Gwenole Beauchesne)
                    171:   - lret to outer priviledge fix (OS/2 install fix)
                    172:   - task switch fixes (SkyOS boot)
                    173:   - VM save/restore commands
                    174:   - new timer API
                    175:   - more precise RTC emulation (periodic timers + time updates)
                    176:   - Win32 port (initial patch by Kazu)
                    177: 
                    178: version 0.5.2:
                    179: 
                    180:   - improved soft MMU speed (assembly functions and specializing)
                    181:   - improved multitasking speed by avoiding flushing TBs when
                    182:     switching tasks
                    183:   - improved qemu-fast speed
                    184:   - improved self modifying code handling (big performance gain in
                    185:     softmmu mode).
                    186:   - fixed IO checking
                    187:   - fixed CD-ROM detection (win98 install CD)
                    188:   - fixed addseg real mode bug (GRUB boot fix)
                    189:   - added ROM memory support (win98 boot)
                    190:   - fixed 'call Ev' in case of paging exception
                    191:   - updated the script 'qemu-binfmt-conf.sh' to use QEMU automagically
                    192:     when launching executables for the supported target CPUs.
                    193:   - PowerPC system emulation update (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    194:   - PC floppy emulation and DMA fixes (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    195:   - polled mode for PIC (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    196:   - fixed PTE dirty bit handling
                    197:   - fixed xadd same reg bug
                    198:   - fixed cmpxchg exception safeness
                    199:   - access to virtual memory in gdb stub
                    200:   - task gate and NT flag fixes
                    201:   - eflags optimisation fix for string operations
                    202: 
                    203: version 0.5.1:
                    204:   
                    205:   - float access fixes when using soft mmu
                    206:   - PC emulation support on PowerPC
                    207:   - A20 support
                    208:   - IDE CD-ROM emulation
                    209:   - ARM fixes (Ulrich Hecht)
                    210:   - SB16 emulation (malc)
                    211:   - IRET and INT fixes in VM86 mode with IOPL=3
                    212:   - Port I/Os use TSS io map
                    213:   - Full task switching/task gate support
                    214:   - added verr, verw, arpl, fcmovxx
                    215:   - PowerPC target support (Jocelyn Mayer)
                    216:   - Major SPARC target fixes (dynamically linked programs begin to work)
                    217: 
                    218: version 0.5.0:
                    219:   
                    220:   - full hardware level VGA emulation
                    221:   - graphical display with SDL
                    222:   - added PS/2 mouse and keyboard emulation
                    223:   - popw (%esp) fix
                    224:   - mov to/from segment data width fix
                    225:   - added real mode support
                    226:   - added Bochs BIOS and LGPL'ed VGA BIOS loader in qemu
                    227:   - m68k host port (Richard Zidlicky)
                    228:   - partial soft MMU support for memory mapped I/Os
                    229:   - multi-target build
                    230:   - fixed: no error code in hardware interrupts
                    231:   - fixed: pop ss, mov ss, x and sti disable hardware irqs for the next insn
                    232:   - correct single stepping thru string operations
                    233:   - preliminary SPARC target support (Thomas M. Ogrisegg)
                    234:   - tun-fd option (Rusty Russell)
                    235:   - automatic IDE geometry detection
                    236:   - renamed 'vl' to qemu[-fast] and user qemu to qemu-{cpu}.
                    237:   - added man page
                    238:   - added full soft mmu mode to launch unpatched OSes.
                    239: 
                    240: version 0.4.3:
                    241: 
                    242:   - x86 exception fix in case of nop instruction.
                    243:   - gcc 3.2.2 bug workaround (RedHat 9 fix)
                    244:   - sparc and Alpha host fixes
                    245:   - many ARM target fixes: 'ls' and 'bash' can be launched.
                    246: 
                    247: version 0.4.2:
                    248: 
                    249:  - many exception handling fixes (can compile a Linux kernel inside vl)
                    250:  - IDE emulation support
                    251:  - initial GDB stub support
                    252:  - deferred update support for disk images (Rusty Russell)
                    253:  - accept User Mode Linux Copy On Write disk images
                    254:  - SMP kernels can at least be booted
                    255: 
                    256: version 0.4.1:
                    257:   
                    258:  - more accurate timer support in vl.
                    259:  - more reliable NE2000 probe in vl.
                    260:  - added 2.5.66 kernel in vl-test.
                    261:  - added VLTMPDIR environment variable in vl.
                    262: 
                    263: version 0.4:
                    264: 
                    265:  - initial support for ring 0 x86 processor emulation
                    266:  - fixed signal handling for correct dosemu DPMI emulation
                    267:  - fast x86 MMU emulation with mmap()
                    268:  - fixed popl (%esp) case
                    269:  - Linux kernel can be executed by QEMU with the 'vl' command.
                    270: 
                    271: version 0.3:
                    272: 
                    273:  - initial support for ARM emulation
                    274:  - added fnsave, frstor, fnstenv, fldenv FPU instructions
                    275:  - added FPU register save in signal emulation
                    276:  - initial ARM port
                    277:  - Sparc and Alpha ports work on the regression test
                    278:  - generic ioctl number conversion
                    279:  - fixed ioctl type conversion
                    280: 
                    281: version 0.2:
                    282: 
                    283:  - PowerPC disassembly and ELF symbols output (Rusty Russell)
                    284:  - flock support (Rusty Russell)
                    285:  - ugetrlimit support (Rusty Russell)
                    286:  - fstat64 fix (Rusty Russell)
                    287:  - initial Alpha port (Falk Hueffner)
                    288:  - initial IA64 port (Matt Wilson)
                    289:  - initial Sparc and Sparc64 port (David S. Miller)
                    290:  - added HLT instruction
                    291:  - LRET instruction fix.
                    292:  - added GPF generation for I/Os.
                    293:  - added INT3 and TF flag support.
                    294:  - SHL instruction C flag fix.
                    295:  - mmap emulation for host page size > 4KB
                    296:  - self-modifying code support
                    297:  - better VM86 support (dosemu works on non trivial programs)
                    298:  - precise exception support (EIP is computed correctly in most cases)
                    299:  - more precise LDT/GDT/IDT emulation
                    300:  - faster segment load in vm86 mode
                    301:  - direct chaining of basic blocks (faster emulation)
                    302: 
                    303: version 0.1.6:
                    304: 
                    305:  - automatic library search system. QEMU can now work with unpatched
                    306:    ELF dynamic loader and libc (Rusty Russell).
                    307:  - ISO C warning fixes (Alistair Strachan)
                    308:  - first self-virtualizable version (works only as long as the
                    309:    translation cache is not flushed)
                    310:  - RH9 fixes
                    311: 
                    312: version 0.1.5:
                    313: 
                    314:  - ppc64 support + personality() patch (Rusty Russell)
                    315:  - first Alpha CPU patches (Falk Hueffner)
                    316:  - removed bfd.h dependancy
                    317:  - fixed shrd, shld, idivl and divl on PowerPC.
                    318:  - fixed buggy glibc PowerPC rint() function (test-i386 passes now on PowerPC).
                    319: 
                    320: version 0.1.4:
                    321: 
                    322:  - more accurate VM86 emulation (can launch small DOS 16 bit
                    323:    executables in wine).
                    324:  - fixed push/pop fs/gs
                    325:  - added iret instruction.
                    326:  - added times() syscall and SIOCATMARK ioctl.
                    327: 
                    328: version 0.1.3:
                    329: 
                    330:  - S390 support (Ulrich Weigand)
                    331:  - glibc 2.3.x compile fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    332:  - socketcall endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    333:  - struct sockaddr endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    334:  - sendmsg/recvmsg endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    335:  - execve endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    336:  - fdset endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
                    337:  - partial setsockopt syscall support (Ulrich Weigand)
                    338:  - more accurate pushf/popf emulation
                    339:  - first partial vm86() syscall support (can be used with runcom example).
                    340:  - added bound, cmpxchg8b, cpuid instructions
                    341:  - added 16 bit addressing support/override for string operations
                    342:  - poll() fix
                    343:  
                    344: version 0.1.2:
                    345: 
                    346:  - compile fixes
                    347:  - xlat instruction
                    348:  - xchg instruction memory lock
                    349:  - added simple vm86 example (not working with QEMU yet). The 54 byte
                    350:    DOS executable 'pi_10.com' program was released by Bertram
                    351:    Felgenhauer (more information at http://www.boo.net/~jasonp/pipage.html).
                    352: 
                    353: version 0.1.1:
                    354: 
                    355:  - glibc 2.2 compilation fixes
                    356:  - added -s and -L options
                    357:  - binary distribution of x86 glibc and wine
                    358:  - big endian fixes in ELF loader and getdents.
                    359: 
                    360: version 0.1:
                    361: 
                    362:  - initial public release.

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