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qemu 0.11.0

    1: version 0.11.0
    2:   - fix rtc polling mode (Bernhard Kauer)
    3:   - qcow2: order concurrent aio requests (Kevin Wolf)
    4:   - qemu-io: port to win32 (Stefan Weil)
    5:   - alpha: fix extlh instruction (Vince Weaver)
    6:   - tcg: fix size of local variables in tcg_gen_bswap64_i64 (Stefan Weil)
    7:   - net: fix send ordering (Jan Kiszka)
    8:   - escc: fix IRQ routing (Aurelien Jarno)
    9:   - versatile: fix Linux task preemption (Aurelien Jarno)
   10:   - curses: reduce memory usage by 250MB (Aurelien Jarno)
   11: 
   12: version 0.11.0-rc2
   13:   - mips: fix conditional move off fp conditions codes (Nath Froyd)
   14:   - fix migration to obey -S (Paolo Bonzini)
   15:   - remove pc-0-10 machine type (Mark McLoughlin)
   16:   - vnc: fix copyrect screen corruption (Gerd Hoffman)
   17:   - fix vm state change handlers running order (Markus Armbruster)
   18:   - e1000: fix eerc and ics emulation (Bill Paul)
   19:   - fix sdl zooming with pl110 (Blue Swirl)
   20:   - sparc64: flush pending conditional evaluations (Igor Kovalenko)
   21:   - esp: fix interrupt register read (Blue Swirl)
   22:   - option rom makefile fixes (Paul Brook)
   23:   - fix sparse warnings (Blue Swirl)
   24:   - fix symfind (Laurent Desnogues)
   25:   - win32: fix default prefix (Stefan Weil)
   26:   - fix checksum writing in signboot (Alex Graf)
   27:   - fix sdl window resize (Stefano Stabellini)
   28:   - do not resize the screen on hw_invalidate (Stefano Stabellini)
   29:   - Add checks for -smbios option (Beth Kon)
   30:   - fix do_set_link (Luiz Capitulino)
   31:   - fix do_commit behavior (Luiz Capitulino)
   32:   - make windows notice media change (Gleb Natapov)
   33:   - check for PR_SET_NAME being defined (Nathan Froyd)
   34:   - fix migration for ide devices (Anthony Liguori)
   35:   - Use correct depth in vmware vga (Reimar Doffiner)
   36:   - support 32bpp cursors in sdl (Reimar Doffinger)
   37:   - fix device name completion for eject (Blue Swirl)
   38:   - make screendump use DisplayState properly (Stefano Stabellini)
   39:   - fix autostart with live migration (Avi Kivity)
   40:   - fix detached migration with exec (Chris Lalancette)
   41:   - fix segv when changing vnc password in sdl (Zach Amsden)
   42:   - fix vnc password clearing with stdio monitor (Zach Amsden)
   43:   - clean up VGA type selection (Zach Amsden)
   44:   - add missing linefeed in error message (Stefan Weil)
   45: 	
   46: version 0.11.0-rc1
   47:   - add machine aliasing support (Mark McLoughlin)
   48:   - add getfd/closefd monitor commands (Mark McLoughlin)
   49:   - use correct headers for tap-win32 (Filip Navara)
   50:   - fix live migration (Glauber Costa)
   51:   - slirp: use monotonic clock if available (Ed Swierk)
   52:   - clear msix_entries_nr on error (Michael Tsirkin)
   53:   - HPET: fix reg writes (Beth Kon)
   54:   - slirp: fix guestfwd for incoming data (Jan Kiszka)
   55:   - fix build of qemu-thread.c on win32 (Sebastian Herbszt)
   56:   - improve signrom.sh portability (Christoph Egger)
   57:   - fix qemu-img convert to copy unallocated parts of the image
   58: 	(Akkarit Sangpetch)
   59:   - vmdk: fix backing file handling (Kevin Wolf)
   60:   - scsi: add save/restore support (Nolan Leake)
   61:   - fix live migration for SCSI (Nolan Leake)
   62:   - various sparc build fixes (Blue Swirl)
   63:   - fix OpenBSD build (Blue Swirl)
   64:   - only allow -cpu host when using KVM (Anthony Liguori)
   65:   - fix build breakage when !KVM (Anthony Liguori)
   66: 
   67: version 0.10.6:
   68:   - e1000: ignore reset command (Kevin Wolf)
   69:   - fix VNC memory allocation (Stefan Weil)
   70:   - fix raw_pread_aligned return value (Christoph Hellwig)
   71:   - allow monitor interaction when using -incoming exec: (Chris Lalancette)
   72:   - fix -net socket,listen (Jan Kiszka)
   73:   - live migration: don't send gratuitous packets all at once (Gleb Natapov)
   74:   - serial: fix lost characters after sysrq (Jason Wessel)
   75:   - Fix prototype of zfree (Stefan Weil)
   76:   - Handle EINTR with exec: migration (Uri Lublin)
   77:   - Delete io-handler before closing fd after migration (Uri Lublin)
   78:   - Fix qemu_aio_flush (Andrea Arcangeli)
   79:   - lsi53c895a: Implement additional registers (Sebastian Herbszt)
   80:   - virtio-blk: fix warning (Gerd Hoffman)
   81:   - i386: fix cpu reset (Nitin Kamble)
   82:   - kvm: fix irq injection into full queue (Jan Kiszka)
   83:   - Prevent CD-ROM eject while device is locked (Mark McLoughlin)
   84:   - Fix screen dump with blank screen (Eduardo Habkost)
   85:   - Fix memory leak with cpu_unregister_map_client (Isaku Yamahata)
   86:   - Fix memory leak in SDL (Jan Kiszka)
   87:   - Fix build on OS X 10.4 (John Arbuckle)
   88:   - Fix leak of vlan clients after hot remove (Mark McLoughlin)
   89:   - Fix migration after hot remove with eepro100 (Mark McLoughlin)
   90:   - Don't start a VM after failed migration if stopped (Anthony Liguori)
   91:   - Fix live migration under heavy IO load (Glauber Costa)
   92:   - Honor -S on incoming migration (Paolo Bonzini)
   93:   - Reset HPET config register on reset (Beth Kon)
   94:   - Reset PS2 keyboard/mouse on reset (Dinesh Subraveti)
   95: 
   96: version 0.10.5:
   97:   - kvm: trim unsupported cpu features from cpuid (Avi Kivity)
   98:   - kvm: provide a better error message for -smp > 1 (Mark McLoughlin)
   99:   - Remove initrd printfs (Richard Jones)
  100:   - Initial variables found by valgrind (Jean-Christophe Dubois)
  101:   - Fix -initrd with > 4GB guests (Glauber Costa)
  102:   - Fix busy loop on live migration for certain platforms (Uri Lublin)
  103:   - Remove GCC 3.x requirements from docs (Hollis Blanchard)
  104:   - ETRAX: fixes for kernel command line, ethernet address, bmi (Edgar Iglesias)
  105:   - CRIS: Fix bmi (Edgar Iglesias)
  106:   - Fix bounce buffer errors (Avi Kivity)
  107:   - Fix regression in -kernel (Anthony Liguori)
  108: 
  109: version 0.10.4:
  110:   - Improve block range checks to remove integer overflow (Kevin Wolf)
  111:   - e1000: do not re-init PCI config space 0 (Amit Shah)
  112:   - fix AIO deletion race (Alex Graf)
  113:   - reset option roms on reboot (Glauber Costa)
  114:   - fix qcow2 corruption in cluster freeing (Gleb Natapov)
  115:   - Enable power button event generation (Gleb Natapov)
  116: 
  117: version 0.10.3:
  118:   - fix AIO cancellations (Avi Kivity)
  119:   - fix live migration error path on incoming
  120:   - avoid SEGV on pci hotplug failure (Chris Wright)
  121:   - fix serial option in -drive
  122:   - support DDIM for option roms (Glauber Costa)
  123:   - avoid fork/exec on pre-2.6.27 kernels with KVM (Jan Kiszka)
  124:   - block-vpc: don't silently create smaller images than requested (Kevin Wolf)
  125:   - Fix non-ACPI timer interrupt routing (Beth Kon)
  126:   - hpet: fix emulation of HPET_TN_SETVAL (Jan Kiszka)
  127:   - kvm: fix cpuid initialization (Jan Kiszka)
  128:   - qcow2: fix corruption on little endian hosts (Kevin Wolf)
  129:   - avoid leaing memory on hot unplug (Mark McLoughlin)
  130:   - fix savevm/migration after hot unplug (Mark McLoughlin)
  131:   - Fix keyboard mapping on newer Xords with non-default keymaps (balrog)
  132:   - Make PCI config status register read-only (Anthony Liguori)
  133:   - Fix crash on resolution change -> screen dump -> vga redraw (Avi Kivity)
  134: 
  135: version 0.10.2:
  136: 
  137:   - fix savevm/loadvm (Anthony Liguori)
  138:   - live migration: fix dirty tracking windows (Glauber Costa)
  139:   - live migration: improve error propogation (Glauber Costa)
  140:   - qcow2: fix image creation for > ~2TB images (Chris Wright)
  141:   - hotplug: fix error handling for if= parameter (Eduardo Habkost)
  142:   - qcow2: fix data corruption (Nolan Leake)
  143:   - virtio: fix guest oops with 2.6.25 kernels (Rusty Russell)
  144:   - SH4: add support for -kernel (Takashi Yoshii, Aurelien Jarno)
  145:   - hotplug: fix closing of char devices (Jan Kiszka)
  146:   - hotplug: remove incorrect check for device name (Eduardo Habkost)
  147:   - enable -k on win32 (Herve Poussineau)
  148:   - configure: use LANG=C for grep (Andreas Faerber)
  149:   - fix VGA regression (malc)
  150: 	
  151: version 0.10.1:
  152: 
  153:   - virtio-net: check right return size on sg list (Alex Williamson)
  154:   - Make qemu_announce_self handle holes (live migration after hotplug)
  155:     (Marcelo Tosatti)
  156:   - Revert r6804-r6808 (qcow2 allocation info).  This series of changes added
  157:     a high cost to startup for large qcow2 images (Anthony Liguori)
  158:   - qemu-img: fix help message (Aurelien Jarno)
  159:   - Fix build for non-default installs of SDL (Anthony Liguori)
  160:   - Fix race condition in env->interrupt_request.  When using TCG and a dynticks
  161:     host timer, this condition could cause TCG to get stuck in an infinite
  162:     loop (Aurelien Jarno)
  163:   - Fix reading encrypted hard disk passwords during early startup (Jan Kiszka)
  164:   - Fix encrypted disk reporting in 'info block' (Jan Kiszka)
  165:   - Fix console size with tiny displays (MusicPal) (Jan Kiszka)
  166:   - Improve error handling in bdrv_open2 (Jan Kiszka)
  167:   - Avoid leaking data in mux'ed character devices (Jan Kiszka)
  168:   - Fix initial character device reset (no banner in monitor) (Jan Kiszka)
  169:   - Fix cpuid KVM crash on i386 host (Lubomir Rintel)
  170:   - Fix SLES10sp2 installation by adding ISTAT1 register to LSI SCSI emulation
  171:     (Ryan Harper)
  172: 
  173: version 0.10.0:
  174: 
  175:   - TCG support (No longer requires GCC 3.x)
  176:   - Kernel Virtual Machine acceleration support
  177:   - BSD userspace emulation
  178:   - Bluetooth emulation and host passthrough support
  179:   - GDB XML register description support
  180:   - Intel e1000 emulation
  181:   - HPET emulation
  182:   - VirtIO paravirtual device support
  183:   - Marvell 88w8618 / MusicPal emulation
  184:   - Nokia N-series tablet emulation / OMAP2 processor emulation
  185:   - PCI hotplug support
  186:   - Live migration and new save/restore formats
  187:   - Curses display support
  188:   - qemu-nbd utility to mount supported block formats
  189:   - Altivec support in PPC emulation and new firmware (OpenBIOS)
  190:   - Multiple VNC clients are now supported
  191:   - TLS encryption is now supported in VNC
  192:   - MIPS Magnum R4000 machine (Hervé Poussineau)
  193:   - Braille support (Samuel Thibault)
  194:   - Freecom MusicPal system emulation (Jan Kiszka)
  195:   - OMAP242x and Nokia N800, N810 machines (Andrzej Zaborowski)
  196:   - EsounD audio driver (Frederick Reeve)
  197:   - Gravis Ultrasound GF1 sound card (Tibor "TS" Schütz)
  198:   - Many, many, bug fixes and new features
  199: 
  200: version 0.9.1:
  201: 
  202:   - TFTP booting from host directory (Anthony Liguori, Erwan Velu)
  203:   - Tap device emulation for Solaris (Sittichai Palanisong)
  204:   - Monitor multiplexing to several I/O channels (Jason Wessel)
  205:   - ds1225y nvram support (Herve Poussineau)
  206:   - CPU model selection support (J. Mayer, Paul Brook, Herve Poussineau)
  207:   - Several Sparc fixes (Aurelien Jarno, Blue Swirl, Robert Reif)
  208:   - MIPS 64-bit FPU support (Thiemo Seufer)
  209:   - Xscale PDA emulation (Andrzej Zaborowski)
  210:   - ColdFire system emulation (Paul Brook)
  211:   - Improved SH4 support (Magnus Damm)
  212:   - MIPS64 support (Aurelien Jarno, Thiemo Seufer)
  213:   - Preliminary Alpha guest support (J. Mayer)
  214:   - Read-only support for Parallels disk images (Alex Beregszaszi)
  215:   - SVM (x86 virtualization) support (Alexander Graf)
  216:   - CRIS emulation (Edgar E. Iglesias)
  217:   - SPARC32PLUS execution support (Blue Swirl)
  218:   - MIPS mipssim pseudo machine (Thiemo Seufer)
  219:   - Strace for Linux userland emulation (Stuart Anderson, Thayne Harbaugh)
  220:   - OMAP310 MPU emulation plus Palm T|E machine (Andrzej Zaborowski)
  221:   - ARM v6, v7, NEON SIMD and SMP emulation (Paul Brook/CodeSourcery)
  222:   - Gumstix boards: connex and verdex emulation (Thorsten Zitterell)
  223:   - Intel mainstone II board emulation (Armin Kuster)
  224:   - VMware SVGA II graphics card support (Andrzej Zaborowski)
  225: 
  226: version 0.9.0:
  227: 
  228:   - Support for relative paths in backing files for disk images
  229:   - Async file I/O API
  230:   - New qcow2 disk image format
  231:   - Support of multiple VM snapshots
  232:   - Linux: specific host CDROM and floppy support
  233:   - SMM support
  234:   - Moved PCI init, MP table init and ACPI table init to Bochs BIOS
  235:   - Support for MIPS32 Release 2 instruction set (Thiemo Seufer)
  236:   - MIPS Malta system emulation (Aurelien Jarno, Stefan Weil)
  237:   - Darwin userspace emulation (Pierre d'Herbemont)
  238:   - m68k user support (Paul Brook)
  239:   - several x86 and x86_64 emulation fixes
  240:   - Mouse relative offset VNC extension (Anthony Liguori)
  241:   - PXE boot support (Anthony Liguori)
  242:   - '-daemonize' option (Anthony Liguori)
  243: 
  244: version 0.8.2:
  245: 
  246:   - ACPI support
  247:   - PC VGA BIOS fixes
  248:   - switch to OpenBios for SPARC targets (Blue Swirl)
  249:   - VNC server fixes
  250:   - MIPS FPU support (Marius Groeger)
  251:   - Solaris/SPARC host support (Juergen Keil)
  252:   - PPC breakpoints and single stepping (Jason Wessel)
  253:   - USB updates (Paul Brook)
  254:   - UDP/TCP/telnet character devices (Jason Wessel)
  255:   - Windows sparse file support (Frediano Ziglio)
  256:   - RTL8139 NIC TCP segmentation offloading (Igor Kovalenko)
  257:   - PCNET NIC support (Antony T Curtis)
  258:   - Support for variable frequency host CPUs
  259:   - Workaround for win32 SMP hosts
  260:   - Support for AMD Flash memories (Jocelyn Mayer)
  261:   - Audio capture to WAV files support (malc)
  262: 
  263: version 0.8.1:
  264: 
  265:   - USB tablet support (Brad Campbell, Anthony Liguori)
  266:   - win32 host serial support (Kazu)
  267:   - PC speaker support (Joachim Henke)
  268:   - IDE LBA48 support (Jens Axboe)
  269:   - SSE3 support
  270:   - Solaris port (Juergen Keil)
  271:   - Preliminary SH4 target (Samuel Tardieu)
  272:   - VNC server (Anthony Liguori)
  273:   - slirp fixes (Ed Swierk et al.)
  274:   - USB fixes
  275:   - ARM Versatile Platform Baseboard emulation (Paul Brook)
  276: 
  277: version 0.8.0:
  278: 
  279:   - ARM system emulation: Arm Integrator/CP board with an arm1026ej-s
  280:     cpu (Paul Brook)
  281:   - SMP support
  282:   - Mac OS X cocoa improvements (Mike Kronenberg)
  283:   - Mac OS X CoreAudio driver (Mike Kronenberg)
  284:   - DirectSound driver (malc)
  285:   - ALSA audio driver (malc)
  286:   - new audio options: '-soundhw' and '-audio-help' (malc)
  287:   - ES1370 PCI audio device (malc)
  288:   - Initial USB support
  289:   - Linux host serial port access
  290:   - Linux host low level parallel port access
  291:   - New network emulation code supporting VLANs.
  292:   - MIPS and MIPSel User Linux emulation
  293:   - MIPS fixes to boot Linux (Daniel Jacobowitz)
  294:   - NX bit support
  295:   - Initial SPARC SMP support (Blue Swirl)
  296:   - Major overhaul of the virtual FAT driver for read/write support
  297:     (Johannes Schindelin)
  298: 
  299: version 0.7.2:
  300: 
  301:   - x86_64 fixes (Win2000 and Linux 2.6 boot in 32 bit)
  302:   - merge self modifying code handling in dirty ram page mecanism.
  303:   - MIPS fixes (Ralf Baechle)
  304:   - better user net performances
  305: 
  306: version 0.7.1:
  307: 
  308:   - read-only Virtual FAT support (Johannes Schindelin)
  309:   - Windows 2000 install disk full hack (original idea from Vladimir
  310:     N. Oleynik)
  311:   - VMDK disk image creation (Filip Navara)
  312:   - SPARC64 progress (Blue Swirl)
  313:   - initial MIPS support (Jocelyn mayer)
  314:   - MIPS improvements (Ralf Baechle)
  315:   - 64 bit fixes in user networking (initial patch by Gwenole Beauchesne)
  316:   - IOAPIC support (Filip Navara)
  317: 
  318: version 0.7.0:
  319: 
  320:   - better BIOS translation and HDD geometry auto-detection
  321:   - user mode networking bug fix
  322:   - undocumented FPU ops support
  323:   - Cirrus VGA: support for 1280x1024x[8,15,16] modes
  324:   - 'pidfile' option
  325:   - .dmg disk image format support (Johannes Schindelin)
  326:   - keymaps support (initial patch by Johannes Schindelin)
  327:   - big endian ARM support (Lennert Buytenhek)
  328:   - added generic 64 bit target support
  329:   - x86_64 target support
  330:   - initial APIC support
  331:   - MMX/SSE/SSE2/PNI support
  332:   - PC parallel port support (Mark Jonckheere)
  333:   - initial SPARC64 support (Blue Swirl)
  334:   - SPARC target boots Linux (Blue Swirl)
  335:   - armv5te user mode support (Paul Brook)
  336:   - ARM VFP support (Paul Brook)
  337:   - ARM "Angel" semihosting syscalls (Paul Brook)
  338:   - user mode gdb stub support (Paul Brook)
  339:   - Samba 3 support
  340:   - initial Cocoa support (Pierre d'Herbemont)
  341:   - generic FPU emulation code
  342:   - Virtual PC read-only disk image support (Alex Beregszaszi)
  343: 
  344: version 0.6.1:
  345: 
  346:   - Mac OS X port (Pierre d'Herbemont)
  347:   - Virtual console support
  348:   - Better monitor line edition
  349:   - New block device layer
  350:   - New 'qcow' growable disk image support with AES encryption and
  351:     transparent decompression
  352:   - VMware 3 and 4 read-only disk image support (untested)
  353:   - Support for up to 4 serial ports
  354:   - TFTP server support (Magnus Damm)
  355:   - Port redirection support in user mode networking
  356:   - Support for not executable data sections
  357:   - Compressed loop disk image support (Johannes Schindelin)
  358:   - Level triggered IRQ fix (aka NE2000 PCI performance fix) (Steve
  359:     Wormley)
  360:   - Fixed Fedora Core 2 problems (now you can run qemu without any
  361:     LD_ASSUME_KERNEL tricks on FC2)
  362:   - DHCP fix for Windows (accept DHCPREQUEST alone)
  363:   - SPARC system emulation (Blue Swirl)
  364:   - Automatic Samba configuration for host file access from Windows.
  365:   - '-loadvm' and '-full-screen' options
  366:   - ne2000 savevm support (Johannes Schindelin)
  367:   - Ctrl-Alt is now the default grab key. Ctrl-Alt-[0-9] switches to
  368:     the virtual consoles.
  369:   - BIOS floppy fix for NT4 (Mike Nordell, Derek Fawcus, Volker Ruppert)
  370:   - Floppy fixes for NT4 and NT5 (Mike Nordell)
  371:   - NT4 IDE fixes (Ben Pfaf, Mike Nordell)
  372:   - SDL Audio support and SB16 fixes (malc)
  373:   - ENTER instruction bug fix (initial patch by Stefan Kisdaroczi)
  374:   - VGA font change fix
  375:   - VGA read-only CRTC register fix
  376: 
  377: version 0.6.0:
  378: 
  379:   - minimalist FPU exception support (NetBSD FPU probe fix)
  380:   - cr0.ET fix (Win95 boot)
  381:   - *BSD port (Markus Niemisto)
  382:   - I/O access fix (signaled by Mark Jonckheere)
  383:   - IDE drives serial number fix (Mike Nordell)
  384:   - int13 CDROM BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 install CD fix)
  385:   - int15, ah=86 BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 hardware probe hang up fix)
  386:   - BSR/BSF "undefined behaviour" fix
  387:   - vmdk2raw: convert VMware disk images to raw images
  388:   - PCI support
  389:   - NE2K PCI support
  390:   - dummy VGA PCI support
  391:   - VGA font selection fix (Daniel Serpell)
  392:   - PIC reset fix (Hidemi KAWAI)
  393:   - PIC spurious irq support (aka Solaris install bug)
  394:   - added '-localtime' option
  395:   - Cirrus CL-GD54xx VGA support (initial patch by Makoto Suzuki (suzu))
  396:   - APM and system shutdown support
  397:   - Fixed system reset
  398:   - Support for other PC BIOSes
  399:   - Initial PowerMac hardware emulation
  400:   - PowerMac/PREP OpenFirmware compatible BIOS (Jocelyn Mayer)
  401:   - initial IDE BMDMA support (needed for Darwin x86)
  402:   - Set the default memory size for PC emulation to 128 MB
  403: 
  404: version 0.5.5:
  405: 
  406:   - SDL full screen support (initial patch by malc)
  407:   - VGA support on PowerPC PREP
  408:   - VBE fixes (Matthew Mastracci)
  409:   - PIT fixes (aka Win98 hardware probe and "VGA slowness" bug)
  410:   - IDE master only fixes (aka Win98 CD-ROM probe bug)
  411:   - ARM load/store half word fix (Ulrich Hecht)
  412:   - FDC fixes for Win98
  413: 
  414: version 0.5.4:
  415: 
  416:   - qemu-fast fixes
  417:   - BIOS area protection fix (aka EMM386.EXE fix) (Mike Nordell)
  418:   - keyboard/mouse fix (Mike Nordell)
  419:   - IDE fixes (Linux did not recognized slave drivers)
  420:   - VM86 EIP masking fix (aka NT5 install fix) (Mike Nordell)
  421:   - QEMU can now boot a PowerPC Linux kernel (Jocelyn Mayer)
  422:   - User mode network stack
  423:   - imul imm8 fix + 0x82 opcode support (Hidemi KAWAI)
  424:   - precise self modifying code (aka BeOS install bug)
  425: 
  426: version 0.5.3:
  427: 
  428:   - added Bochs VESA VBE support
  429:   - VGA memory map mode 3 access fix (OS/2 install fix)
  430:   - IDE fixes (Jens Axboe)
  431:   - CPU interrupt fixes
  432:   - fixed various TLB invalidation cases (NT install)
  433:   - fixed cr0.WP semantics (XP install)
  434:   - direct chaining support for SPARC and PowerPC (faster)
  435:   - ARM NWFPE support (initial patch by Ulrich Hecht)
  436:   - added specific x86 to x86 translator (close to native performance
  437:     in qemu-i386 and qemu-fast)
  438:   - shm syscalls support (Paul McKerras)
  439:   - added accurate CR0.MP/ME/TS emulation
  440:   - fixed DMA memory write access (Win95 boot floppy fix)
  441:   - graphical x86 linux loader
  442:   - command line monitor
  443:   - generic removable device support
  444:   - support of CD-ROM change
  445:   - multiple network interface support
  446:   - initial x86-64 host support (Gwenole Beauchesne)
  447:   - lret to outer priviledge fix (OS/2 install fix)
  448:   - task switch fixes (SkyOS boot)
  449:   - VM save/restore commands
  450:   - new timer API
  451:   - more precise RTC emulation (periodic timers + time updates)
  452:   - Win32 port (initial patch by Kazu)
  453: 
  454: version 0.5.2:
  455: 
  456:   - improved soft MMU speed (assembly functions and specializing)
  457:   - improved multitasking speed by avoiding flushing TBs when
  458:     switching tasks
  459:   - improved qemu-fast speed
  460:   - improved self modifying code handling (big performance gain in
  461:     softmmu mode).
  462:   - fixed IO checking
  463:   - fixed CD-ROM detection (win98 install CD)
  464:   - fixed addseg real mode bug (GRUB boot fix)
  465:   - added ROM memory support (win98 boot)
  466:   - fixed 'call Ev' in case of paging exception
  467:   - updated the script 'qemu-binfmt-conf.sh' to use QEMU automagically
  468:     when launching executables for the supported target CPUs.
  469:   - PowerPC system emulation update (Jocelyn Mayer)
  470:   - PC floppy emulation and DMA fixes (Jocelyn Mayer)
  471:   - polled mode for PIC (Jocelyn Mayer)
  472:   - fixed PTE dirty bit handling
  473:   - fixed xadd same reg bug
  474:   - fixed cmpxchg exception safeness
  475:   - access to virtual memory in gdb stub
  476:   - task gate and NT flag fixes
  477:   - eflags optimisation fix for string operations
  478: 
  479: version 0.5.1:
  480: 
  481:   - float access fixes when using soft mmu
  482:   - PC emulation support on PowerPC
  483:   - A20 support
  484:   - IDE CD-ROM emulation
  485:   - ARM fixes (Ulrich Hecht)
  486:   - SB16 emulation (malc)
  487:   - IRET and INT fixes in VM86 mode with IOPL=3
  488:   - Port I/Os use TSS io map
  489:   - Full task switching/task gate support
  490:   - added verr, verw, arpl, fcmovxx
  491:   - PowerPC target support (Jocelyn Mayer)
  492:   - Major SPARC target fixes (dynamically linked programs begin to work)
  493: 
  494: version 0.5.0:
  495: 
  496:   - full hardware level VGA emulation
  497:   - graphical display with SDL
  498:   - added PS/2 mouse and keyboard emulation
  499:   - popw (%esp) fix
  500:   - mov to/from segment data width fix
  501:   - added real mode support
  502:   - added Bochs BIOS and LGPL'ed VGA BIOS loader in qemu
  503:   - m68k host port (Richard Zidlicky)
  504:   - partial soft MMU support for memory mapped I/Os
  505:   - multi-target build
  506:   - fixed: no error code in hardware interrupts
  507:   - fixed: pop ss, mov ss, x and sti disable hardware irqs for the next insn
  508:   - correct single stepping thru string operations
  509:   - preliminary SPARC target support (Thomas M. Ogrisegg)
  510:   - tun-fd option (Rusty Russell)
  511:   - automatic IDE geometry detection
  512:   - renamed 'vl' to qemu[-fast] and user qemu to qemu-{cpu}.
  513:   - added man page
  514:   - added full soft mmu mode to launch unpatched OSes.
  515: 
  516: version 0.4.3:
  517: 
  518:   - x86 exception fix in case of nop instruction.
  519:   - gcc 3.2.2 bug workaround (RedHat 9 fix)
  520:   - sparc and Alpha host fixes
  521:   - many ARM target fixes: 'ls' and 'bash' can be launched.
  522: 
  523: version 0.4.2:
  524: 
  525:  - many exception handling fixes (can compile a Linux kernel inside vl)
  526:  - IDE emulation support
  527:  - initial GDB stub support
  528:  - deferred update support for disk images (Rusty Russell)
  529:  - accept User Mode Linux Copy On Write disk images
  530:  - SMP kernels can at least be booted
  531: 
  532: version 0.4.1:
  533: 
  534:  - more accurate timer support in vl.
  535:  - more reliable NE2000 probe in vl.
  536:  - added 2.5.66 kernel in vl-test.
  537:  - added VLTMPDIR environment variable in vl.
  538: 
  539: version 0.4:
  540: 
  541:  - initial support for ring 0 x86 processor emulation
  542:  - fixed signal handling for correct dosemu DPMI emulation
  543:  - fast x86 MMU emulation with mmap()
  544:  - fixed popl (%esp) case
  545:  - Linux kernel can be executed by QEMU with the 'vl' command.
  546: 
  547: version 0.3:
  548: 
  549:  - initial support for ARM emulation
  550:  - added fnsave, frstor, fnstenv, fldenv FPU instructions
  551:  - added FPU register save in signal emulation
  552:  - initial ARM port
  553:  - Sparc and Alpha ports work on the regression test
  554:  - generic ioctl number conversion
  555:  - fixed ioctl type conversion
  556: 
  557: version 0.2:
  558: 
  559:  - PowerPC disassembly and ELF symbols output (Rusty Russell)
  560:  - flock support (Rusty Russell)
  561:  - ugetrlimit support (Rusty Russell)
  562:  - fstat64 fix (Rusty Russell)
  563:  - initial Alpha port (Falk Hueffner)
  564:  - initial IA64 port (Matt Wilson)
  565:  - initial Sparc and Sparc64 port (David S. Miller)
  566:  - added HLT instruction
  567:  - LRET instruction fix.
  568:  - added GPF generation for I/Os.
  569:  - added INT3 and TF flag support.
  570:  - SHL instruction C flag fix.
  571:  - mmap emulation for host page size > 4KB
  572:  - self-modifying code support
  573:  - better VM86 support (dosemu works on non trivial programs)
  574:  - precise exception support (EIP is computed correctly in most cases)
  575:  - more precise LDT/GDT/IDT emulation
  576:  - faster segment load in vm86 mode
  577:  - direct chaining of basic blocks (faster emulation)
  578: 
  579: version 0.1.6:
  580: 
  581:  - automatic library search system. QEMU can now work with unpatched
  582:    ELF dynamic loader and libc (Rusty Russell).
  583:  - ISO C warning fixes (Alistair Strachan)
  584:  - first self-virtualizable version (works only as long as the
  585:    translation cache is not flushed)
  586:  - RH9 fixes
  587: 
  588: version 0.1.5:
  589: 
  590:  - ppc64 support + personality() patch (Rusty Russell)
  591:  - first Alpha CPU patches (Falk Hueffner)
  592:  - removed bfd.h dependancy
  593:  - fixed shrd, shld, idivl and divl on PowerPC.
  594:  - fixed buggy glibc PowerPC rint() function (test-i386 passes now on PowerPC).
  595: 
  596: version 0.1.4:
  597: 
  598:  - more accurate VM86 emulation (can launch small DOS 16 bit
  599:    executables in wine).
  600:  - fixed push/pop fs/gs
  601:  - added iret instruction.
  602:  - added times() syscall and SIOCATMARK ioctl.
  603: 
  604: version 0.1.3:
  605: 
  606:  - S390 support (Ulrich Weigand)
  607:  - glibc 2.3.x compile fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  608:  - socketcall endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  609:  - struct sockaddr endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  610:  - sendmsg/recvmsg endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  611:  - execve endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  612:  - fdset endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  613:  - partial setsockopt syscall support (Ulrich Weigand)
  614:  - more accurate pushf/popf emulation
  615:  - first partial vm86() syscall support (can be used with runcom example).
  616:  - added bound, cmpxchg8b, cpuid instructions
  617:  - added 16 bit addressing support/override for string operations
  618:  - poll() fix
  619: 
  620: version 0.1.2:
  621: 
  622:  - compile fixes
  623:  - xlat instruction
  624:  - xchg instruction memory lock
  625:  - added simple vm86 example (not working with QEMU yet). The 54 byte
  626:    DOS executable 'pi_10.com' program was released by Bertram
  627:    Felgenhauer (more information at http://www.boo.net/~jasonp/pipage.html).
  628: 
  629: version 0.1.1:
  630: 
  631:  - glibc 2.2 compilation fixes
  632:  - added -s and -L options
  633:  - binary distribution of x86 glibc and wine
  634:  - big endian fixes in ELF loader and getdents.
  635: 
  636: version 0.1:
  637: 
  638:  - initial public release.

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