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Tue Apr 24 17:27:31 2018 UTC (18 months, 3 weeks ago) by root
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qemu 0.11.1

    1: Version 0.11.1
    2:   - fix I2C slave addressing (Juha Riihimäki)
    3:   - Revert "vga: do not resize the screen on hw_invalidate" (Aurelien Jarno)
    4:   - slirp: fix use-after-free (Mark McLoughlin)
    5:   - Fix sparc.ld (Blue Swirl)
    6:   - ELF codedump build failures (Laurent Desnogues)
    7:   - kvm: Move KVM mp_state accessors to i386-specific code (Hollis Blanchard)
    8:   - fix configure script with armv4l cpu (Laurent Desnogues)
    9:   - net: disable draining tap queue in one go (Mark McLoughlin)
   10:   - pcnet: Restart poll timer on pcnet_start (Jan Kiszka)
   11:   - Sparc32: Fix lance (Blue Swirl)
   12:   - mac99: fix segmentation fault on startup (Aurelien Jarno)
   13:   - usb-linux.c: fix buffer overflow (Jim Paris)
   14:   - ARM host: fix generated blocks linking (Laurent Desnogues)
   15:   - qemu serial: lost tx irqs (affecting FreeBSD's new uart(4) driver (Juergen Lock)
   16:   - exec-all.h: increase MAX_OP_PER_INSTR to 96 from 64 (Aurelien Jarno)
   17: 
   18: version 0.11.0
   19:   - fix rtc polling mode (Bernhard Kauer)
   20:   - qcow2: order concurrent aio requests (Kevin Wolf)
   21:   - qemu-io: port to win32 (Stefan Weil)
   22:   - alpha: fix extlh instruction (Vince Weaver)
   23:   - tcg: fix size of local variables in tcg_gen_bswap64_i64 (Stefan Weil)
   24:   - net: fix send ordering (Jan Kiszka)
   25:   - escc: fix IRQ routing (Aurelien Jarno)
   26:   - versatile: fix Linux task preemption (Aurelien Jarno)
   27:   - curses: reduce memory usage by 250MB (Aurelien Jarno)
   28: 
   29: version 0.11.0-rc2
   30:   - mips: fix conditional move off fp conditions codes (Nath Froyd)
   31:   - fix migration to obey -S (Paolo Bonzini)
   32:   - remove pc-0-10 machine type (Mark McLoughlin)
   33:   - vnc: fix copyrect screen corruption (Gerd Hoffman)
   34:   - fix vm state change handlers running order (Markus Armbruster)
   35:   - e1000: fix eerc and ics emulation (Bill Paul)
   36:   - fix sdl zooming with pl110 (Blue Swirl)
   37:   - sparc64: flush pending conditional evaluations (Igor Kovalenko)
   38:   - esp: fix interrupt register read (Blue Swirl)
   39:   - option rom makefile fixes (Paul Brook)
   40:   - fix sparse warnings (Blue Swirl)
   41:   - fix symfind (Laurent Desnogues)
   42:   - win32: fix default prefix (Stefan Weil)
   43:   - fix checksum writing in signboot (Alex Graf)
   44:   - fix sdl window resize (Stefano Stabellini)
   45:   - do not resize the screen on hw_invalidate (Stefano Stabellini)
   46:   - Add checks for -smbios option (Beth Kon)
   47:   - fix do_set_link (Luiz Capitulino)
   48:   - fix do_commit behavior (Luiz Capitulino)
   49:   - make windows notice media change (Gleb Natapov)
   50:   - check for PR_SET_NAME being defined (Nathan Froyd)
   51:   - fix migration for ide devices (Anthony Liguori)
   52:   - Use correct depth in vmware vga (Reimar Doffiner)
   53:   - support 32bpp cursors in sdl (Reimar Doffinger)
   54:   - fix device name completion for eject (Blue Swirl)
   55:   - make screendump use DisplayState properly (Stefano Stabellini)
   56:   - fix autostart with live migration (Avi Kivity)
   57:   - fix detached migration with exec (Chris Lalancette)
   58:   - fix segv when changing vnc password in sdl (Zach Amsden)
   59:   - fix vnc password clearing with stdio monitor (Zach Amsden)
   60:   - clean up VGA type selection (Zach Amsden)
   61:   - add missing linefeed in error message (Stefan Weil)
   62: 	
   63: version 0.11.0-rc1
   64:   - add machine aliasing support (Mark McLoughlin)
   65:   - add getfd/closefd monitor commands (Mark McLoughlin)
   66:   - use correct headers for tap-win32 (Filip Navara)
   67:   - fix live migration (Glauber Costa)
   68:   - slirp: use monotonic clock if available (Ed Swierk)
   69:   - clear msix_entries_nr on error (Michael Tsirkin)
   70:   - HPET: fix reg writes (Beth Kon)
   71:   - slirp: fix guestfwd for incoming data (Jan Kiszka)
   72:   - fix build of qemu-thread.c on win32 (Sebastian Herbszt)
   73:   - improve signrom.sh portability (Christoph Egger)
   74:   - fix qemu-img convert to copy unallocated parts of the image
   75: 	(Akkarit Sangpetch)
   76:   - vmdk: fix backing file handling (Kevin Wolf)
   77:   - scsi: add save/restore support (Nolan Leake)
   78:   - fix live migration for SCSI (Nolan Leake)
   79:   - various sparc build fixes (Blue Swirl)
   80:   - fix OpenBSD build (Blue Swirl)
   81:   - only allow -cpu host when using KVM (Anthony Liguori)
   82:   - fix build breakage when !KVM (Anthony Liguori)
   83: 
   84: version 0.10.6:
   85:   - e1000: ignore reset command (Kevin Wolf)
   86:   - fix VNC memory allocation (Stefan Weil)
   87:   - fix raw_pread_aligned return value (Christoph Hellwig)
   88:   - allow monitor interaction when using -incoming exec: (Chris Lalancette)
   89:   - fix -net socket,listen (Jan Kiszka)
   90:   - live migration: don't send gratuitous packets all at once (Gleb Natapov)
   91:   - serial: fix lost characters after sysrq (Jason Wessel)
   92:   - Fix prototype of zfree (Stefan Weil)
   93:   - Handle EINTR with exec: migration (Uri Lublin)
   94:   - Delete io-handler before closing fd after migration (Uri Lublin)
   95:   - Fix qemu_aio_flush (Andrea Arcangeli)
   96:   - lsi53c895a: Implement additional registers (Sebastian Herbszt)
   97:   - virtio-blk: fix warning (Gerd Hoffman)
   98:   - i386: fix cpu reset (Nitin Kamble)
   99:   - kvm: fix irq injection into full queue (Jan Kiszka)
  100:   - Prevent CD-ROM eject while device is locked (Mark McLoughlin)
  101:   - Fix screen dump with blank screen (Eduardo Habkost)
  102:   - Fix memory leak with cpu_unregister_map_client (Isaku Yamahata)
  103:   - Fix memory leak in SDL (Jan Kiszka)
  104:   - Fix build on OS X 10.4 (John Arbuckle)
  105:   - Fix leak of vlan clients after hot remove (Mark McLoughlin)
  106:   - Fix migration after hot remove with eepro100 (Mark McLoughlin)
  107:   - Don't start a VM after failed migration if stopped (Anthony Liguori)
  108:   - Fix live migration under heavy IO load (Glauber Costa)
  109:   - Honor -S on incoming migration (Paolo Bonzini)
  110:   - Reset HPET config register on reset (Beth Kon)
  111:   - Reset PS2 keyboard/mouse on reset (Dinesh Subraveti)
  112: 
  113: version 0.10.5:
  114:   - kvm: trim unsupported cpu features from cpuid (Avi Kivity)
  115:   - kvm: provide a better error message for -smp > 1 (Mark McLoughlin)
  116:   - Remove initrd printfs (Richard Jones)
  117:   - Initial variables found by valgrind (Jean-Christophe Dubois)
  118:   - Fix -initrd with > 4GB guests (Glauber Costa)
  119:   - Fix busy loop on live migration for certain platforms (Uri Lublin)
  120:   - Remove GCC 3.x requirements from docs (Hollis Blanchard)
  121:   - ETRAX: fixes for kernel command line, ethernet address, bmi (Edgar Iglesias)
  122:   - CRIS: Fix bmi (Edgar Iglesias)
  123:   - Fix bounce buffer errors (Avi Kivity)
  124:   - Fix regression in -kernel (Anthony Liguori)
  125: 
  126: version 0.10.4:
  127:   - Improve block range checks to remove integer overflow (Kevin Wolf)
  128:   - e1000: do not re-init PCI config space 0 (Amit Shah)
  129:   - fix AIO deletion race (Alex Graf)
  130:   - reset option roms on reboot (Glauber Costa)
  131:   - fix qcow2 corruption in cluster freeing (Gleb Natapov)
  132:   - Enable power button event generation (Gleb Natapov)
  133: 
  134: version 0.10.3:
  135:   - fix AIO cancellations (Avi Kivity)
  136:   - fix live migration error path on incoming
  137:   - avoid SEGV on pci hotplug failure (Chris Wright)
  138:   - fix serial option in -drive
  139:   - support DDIM for option roms (Glauber Costa)
  140:   - avoid fork/exec on pre-2.6.27 kernels with KVM (Jan Kiszka)
  141:   - block-vpc: don't silently create smaller images than requested (Kevin Wolf)
  142:   - Fix non-ACPI timer interrupt routing (Beth Kon)
  143:   - hpet: fix emulation of HPET_TN_SETVAL (Jan Kiszka)
  144:   - kvm: fix cpuid initialization (Jan Kiszka)
  145:   - qcow2: fix corruption on little endian hosts (Kevin Wolf)
  146:   - avoid leaing memory on hot unplug (Mark McLoughlin)
  147:   - fix savevm/migration after hot unplug (Mark McLoughlin)
  148:   - Fix keyboard mapping on newer Xords with non-default keymaps (balrog)
  149:   - Make PCI config status register read-only (Anthony Liguori)
  150:   - Fix crash on resolution change -> screen dump -> vga redraw (Avi Kivity)
  151: 
  152: version 0.10.2:
  153: 
  154:   - fix savevm/loadvm (Anthony Liguori)
  155:   - live migration: fix dirty tracking windows (Glauber Costa)
  156:   - live migration: improve error propogation (Glauber Costa)
  157:   - qcow2: fix image creation for > ~2TB images (Chris Wright)
  158:   - hotplug: fix error handling for if= parameter (Eduardo Habkost)
  159:   - qcow2: fix data corruption (Nolan Leake)
  160:   - virtio: fix guest oops with 2.6.25 kernels (Rusty Russell)
  161:   - SH4: add support for -kernel (Takashi Yoshii, Aurelien Jarno)
  162:   - hotplug: fix closing of char devices (Jan Kiszka)
  163:   - hotplug: remove incorrect check for device name (Eduardo Habkost)
  164:   - enable -k on win32 (Herve Poussineau)
  165:   - configure: use LANG=C for grep (Andreas Faerber)
  166:   - fix VGA regression (malc)
  167: 	
  168: version 0.10.1:
  169: 
  170:   - virtio-net: check right return size on sg list (Alex Williamson)
  171:   - Make qemu_announce_self handle holes (live migration after hotplug)
  172:     (Marcelo Tosatti)
  173:   - Revert r6804-r6808 (qcow2 allocation info).  This series of changes added
  174:     a high cost to startup for large qcow2 images (Anthony Liguori)
  175:   - qemu-img: fix help message (Aurelien Jarno)
  176:   - Fix build for non-default installs of SDL (Anthony Liguori)
  177:   - Fix race condition in env->interrupt_request.  When using TCG and a dynticks
  178:     host timer, this condition could cause TCG to get stuck in an infinite
  179:     loop (Aurelien Jarno)
  180:   - Fix reading encrypted hard disk passwords during early startup (Jan Kiszka)
  181:   - Fix encrypted disk reporting in 'info block' (Jan Kiszka)
  182:   - Fix console size with tiny displays (MusicPal) (Jan Kiszka)
  183:   - Improve error handling in bdrv_open2 (Jan Kiszka)
  184:   - Avoid leaking data in mux'ed character devices (Jan Kiszka)
  185:   - Fix initial character device reset (no banner in monitor) (Jan Kiszka)
  186:   - Fix cpuid KVM crash on i386 host (Lubomir Rintel)
  187:   - Fix SLES10sp2 installation by adding ISTAT1 register to LSI SCSI emulation
  188:     (Ryan Harper)
  189: 
  190: version 0.10.0:
  191: 
  192:   - TCG support (No longer requires GCC 3.x)
  193:   - Kernel Virtual Machine acceleration support
  194:   - BSD userspace emulation
  195:   - Bluetooth emulation and host passthrough support
  196:   - GDB XML register description support
  197:   - Intel e1000 emulation
  198:   - HPET emulation
  199:   - VirtIO paravirtual device support
  200:   - Marvell 88w8618 / MusicPal emulation
  201:   - Nokia N-series tablet emulation / OMAP2 processor emulation
  202:   - PCI hotplug support
  203:   - Live migration and new save/restore formats
  204:   - Curses display support
  205:   - qemu-nbd utility to mount supported block formats
  206:   - Altivec support in PPC emulation and new firmware (OpenBIOS)
  207:   - Multiple VNC clients are now supported
  208:   - TLS encryption is now supported in VNC
  209:   - MIPS Magnum R4000 machine (Hervé Poussineau)
  210:   - Braille support (Samuel Thibault)
  211:   - Freecom MusicPal system emulation (Jan Kiszka)
  212:   - OMAP242x and Nokia N800, N810 machines (Andrzej Zaborowski)
  213:   - EsounD audio driver (Frederick Reeve)
  214:   - Gravis Ultrasound GF1 sound card (Tibor "TS" Schütz)
  215:   - Many, many, bug fixes and new features
  216: 
  217: version 0.9.1:
  218: 
  219:   - TFTP booting from host directory (Anthony Liguori, Erwan Velu)
  220:   - Tap device emulation for Solaris (Sittichai Palanisong)
  221:   - Monitor multiplexing to several I/O channels (Jason Wessel)
  222:   - ds1225y nvram support (Herve Poussineau)
  223:   - CPU model selection support (J. Mayer, Paul Brook, Herve Poussineau)
  224:   - Several Sparc fixes (Aurelien Jarno, Blue Swirl, Robert Reif)
  225:   - MIPS 64-bit FPU support (Thiemo Seufer)
  226:   - Xscale PDA emulation (Andrzej Zaborowski)
  227:   - ColdFire system emulation (Paul Brook)
  228:   - Improved SH4 support (Magnus Damm)
  229:   - MIPS64 support (Aurelien Jarno, Thiemo Seufer)
  230:   - Preliminary Alpha guest support (J. Mayer)
  231:   - Read-only support for Parallels disk images (Alex Beregszaszi)
  232:   - SVM (x86 virtualization) support (Alexander Graf)
  233:   - CRIS emulation (Edgar E. Iglesias)
  234:   - SPARC32PLUS execution support (Blue Swirl)
  235:   - MIPS mipssim pseudo machine (Thiemo Seufer)
  236:   - Strace for Linux userland emulation (Stuart Anderson, Thayne Harbaugh)
  237:   - OMAP310 MPU emulation plus Palm T|E machine (Andrzej Zaborowski)
  238:   - ARM v6, v7, NEON SIMD and SMP emulation (Paul Brook/CodeSourcery)
  239:   - Gumstix boards: connex and verdex emulation (Thorsten Zitterell)
  240:   - Intel mainstone II board emulation (Armin Kuster)
  241:   - VMware SVGA II graphics card support (Andrzej Zaborowski)
  242: 
  243: version 0.9.0:
  244: 
  245:   - Support for relative paths in backing files for disk images
  246:   - Async file I/O API
  247:   - New qcow2 disk image format
  248:   - Support of multiple VM snapshots
  249:   - Linux: specific host CDROM and floppy support
  250:   - SMM support
  251:   - Moved PCI init, MP table init and ACPI table init to Bochs BIOS
  252:   - Support for MIPS32 Release 2 instruction set (Thiemo Seufer)
  253:   - MIPS Malta system emulation (Aurelien Jarno, Stefan Weil)
  254:   - Darwin userspace emulation (Pierre d'Herbemont)
  255:   - m68k user support (Paul Brook)
  256:   - several x86 and x86_64 emulation fixes
  257:   - Mouse relative offset VNC extension (Anthony Liguori)
  258:   - PXE boot support (Anthony Liguori)
  259:   - '-daemonize' option (Anthony Liguori)
  260: 
  261: version 0.8.2:
  262: 
  263:   - ACPI support
  264:   - PC VGA BIOS fixes
  265:   - switch to OpenBios for SPARC targets (Blue Swirl)
  266:   - VNC server fixes
  267:   - MIPS FPU support (Marius Groeger)
  268:   - Solaris/SPARC host support (Juergen Keil)
  269:   - PPC breakpoints and single stepping (Jason Wessel)
  270:   - USB updates (Paul Brook)
  271:   - UDP/TCP/telnet character devices (Jason Wessel)
  272:   - Windows sparse file support (Frediano Ziglio)
  273:   - RTL8139 NIC TCP segmentation offloading (Igor Kovalenko)
  274:   - PCNET NIC support (Antony T Curtis)
  275:   - Support for variable frequency host CPUs
  276:   - Workaround for win32 SMP hosts
  277:   - Support for AMD Flash memories (Jocelyn Mayer)
  278:   - Audio capture to WAV files support (malc)
  279: 
  280: version 0.8.1:
  281: 
  282:   - USB tablet support (Brad Campbell, Anthony Liguori)
  283:   - win32 host serial support (Kazu)
  284:   - PC speaker support (Joachim Henke)
  285:   - IDE LBA48 support (Jens Axboe)
  286:   - SSE3 support
  287:   - Solaris port (Juergen Keil)
  288:   - Preliminary SH4 target (Samuel Tardieu)
  289:   - VNC server (Anthony Liguori)
  290:   - slirp fixes (Ed Swierk et al.)
  291:   - USB fixes
  292:   - ARM Versatile Platform Baseboard emulation (Paul Brook)
  293: 
  294: version 0.8.0:
  295: 
  296:   - ARM system emulation: Arm Integrator/CP board with an arm1026ej-s
  297:     cpu (Paul Brook)
  298:   - SMP support
  299:   - Mac OS X cocoa improvements (Mike Kronenberg)
  300:   - Mac OS X CoreAudio driver (Mike Kronenberg)
  301:   - DirectSound driver (malc)
  302:   - ALSA audio driver (malc)
  303:   - new audio options: '-soundhw' and '-audio-help' (malc)
  304:   - ES1370 PCI audio device (malc)
  305:   - Initial USB support
  306:   - Linux host serial port access
  307:   - Linux host low level parallel port access
  308:   - New network emulation code supporting VLANs.
  309:   - MIPS and MIPSel User Linux emulation
  310:   - MIPS fixes to boot Linux (Daniel Jacobowitz)
  311:   - NX bit support
  312:   - Initial SPARC SMP support (Blue Swirl)
  313:   - Major overhaul of the virtual FAT driver for read/write support
  314:     (Johannes Schindelin)
  315: 
  316: version 0.7.2:
  317: 
  318:   - x86_64 fixes (Win2000 and Linux 2.6 boot in 32 bit)
  319:   - merge self modifying code handling in dirty ram page mecanism.
  320:   - MIPS fixes (Ralf Baechle)
  321:   - better user net performances
  322: 
  323: version 0.7.1:
  324: 
  325:   - read-only Virtual FAT support (Johannes Schindelin)
  326:   - Windows 2000 install disk full hack (original idea from Vladimir
  327:     N. Oleynik)
  328:   - VMDK disk image creation (Filip Navara)
  329:   - SPARC64 progress (Blue Swirl)
  330:   - initial MIPS support (Jocelyn mayer)
  331:   - MIPS improvements (Ralf Baechle)
  332:   - 64 bit fixes in user networking (initial patch by Gwenole Beauchesne)
  333:   - IOAPIC support (Filip Navara)
  334: 
  335: version 0.7.0:
  336: 
  337:   - better BIOS translation and HDD geometry auto-detection
  338:   - user mode networking bug fix
  339:   - undocumented FPU ops support
  340:   - Cirrus VGA: support for 1280x1024x[8,15,16] modes
  341:   - 'pidfile' option
  342:   - .dmg disk image format support (Johannes Schindelin)
  343:   - keymaps support (initial patch by Johannes Schindelin)
  344:   - big endian ARM support (Lennert Buytenhek)
  345:   - added generic 64 bit target support
  346:   - x86_64 target support
  347:   - initial APIC support
  348:   - MMX/SSE/SSE2/PNI support
  349:   - PC parallel port support (Mark Jonckheere)
  350:   - initial SPARC64 support (Blue Swirl)
  351:   - SPARC target boots Linux (Blue Swirl)
  352:   - armv5te user mode support (Paul Brook)
  353:   - ARM VFP support (Paul Brook)
  354:   - ARM "Angel" semihosting syscalls (Paul Brook)
  355:   - user mode gdb stub support (Paul Brook)
  356:   - Samba 3 support
  357:   - initial Cocoa support (Pierre d'Herbemont)
  358:   - generic FPU emulation code
  359:   - Virtual PC read-only disk image support (Alex Beregszaszi)
  360: 
  361: version 0.6.1:
  362: 
  363:   - Mac OS X port (Pierre d'Herbemont)
  364:   - Virtual console support
  365:   - Better monitor line edition
  366:   - New block device layer
  367:   - New 'qcow' growable disk image support with AES encryption and
  368:     transparent decompression
  369:   - VMware 3 and 4 read-only disk image support (untested)
  370:   - Support for up to 4 serial ports
  371:   - TFTP server support (Magnus Damm)
  372:   - Port redirection support in user mode networking
  373:   - Support for not executable data sections
  374:   - Compressed loop disk image support (Johannes Schindelin)
  375:   - Level triggered IRQ fix (aka NE2000 PCI performance fix) (Steve
  376:     Wormley)
  377:   - Fixed Fedora Core 2 problems (now you can run qemu without any
  378:     LD_ASSUME_KERNEL tricks on FC2)
  379:   - DHCP fix for Windows (accept DHCPREQUEST alone)
  380:   - SPARC system emulation (Blue Swirl)
  381:   - Automatic Samba configuration for host file access from Windows.
  382:   - '-loadvm' and '-full-screen' options
  383:   - ne2000 savevm support (Johannes Schindelin)
  384:   - Ctrl-Alt is now the default grab key. Ctrl-Alt-[0-9] switches to
  385:     the virtual consoles.
  386:   - BIOS floppy fix for NT4 (Mike Nordell, Derek Fawcus, Volker Ruppert)
  387:   - Floppy fixes for NT4 and NT5 (Mike Nordell)
  388:   - NT4 IDE fixes (Ben Pfaf, Mike Nordell)
  389:   - SDL Audio support and SB16 fixes (malc)
  390:   - ENTER instruction bug fix (initial patch by Stefan Kisdaroczi)
  391:   - VGA font change fix
  392:   - VGA read-only CRTC register fix
  393: 
  394: version 0.6.0:
  395: 
  396:   - minimalist FPU exception support (NetBSD FPU probe fix)
  397:   - cr0.ET fix (Win95 boot)
  398:   - *BSD port (Markus Niemisto)
  399:   - I/O access fix (signaled by Mark Jonckheere)
  400:   - IDE drives serial number fix (Mike Nordell)
  401:   - int13 CDROM BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 install CD fix)
  402:   - int15, ah=86 BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 hardware probe hang up fix)
  403:   - BSR/BSF "undefined behaviour" fix
  404:   - vmdk2raw: convert VMware disk images to raw images
  405:   - PCI support
  406:   - NE2K PCI support
  407:   - dummy VGA PCI support
  408:   - VGA font selection fix (Daniel Serpell)
  409:   - PIC reset fix (Hidemi KAWAI)
  410:   - PIC spurious irq support (aka Solaris install bug)
  411:   - added '-localtime' option
  412:   - Cirrus CL-GD54xx VGA support (initial patch by Makoto Suzuki (suzu))
  413:   - APM and system shutdown support
  414:   - Fixed system reset
  415:   - Support for other PC BIOSes
  416:   - Initial PowerMac hardware emulation
  417:   - PowerMac/PREP OpenFirmware compatible BIOS (Jocelyn Mayer)
  418:   - initial IDE BMDMA support (needed for Darwin x86)
  419:   - Set the default memory size for PC emulation to 128 MB
  420: 
  421: version 0.5.5:
  422: 
  423:   - SDL full screen support (initial patch by malc)
  424:   - VGA support on PowerPC PREP
  425:   - VBE fixes (Matthew Mastracci)
  426:   - PIT fixes (aka Win98 hardware probe and "VGA slowness" bug)
  427:   - IDE master only fixes (aka Win98 CD-ROM probe bug)
  428:   - ARM load/store half word fix (Ulrich Hecht)
  429:   - FDC fixes for Win98
  430: 
  431: version 0.5.4:
  432: 
  433:   - qemu-fast fixes
  434:   - BIOS area protection fix (aka EMM386.EXE fix) (Mike Nordell)
  435:   - keyboard/mouse fix (Mike Nordell)
  436:   - IDE fixes (Linux did not recognized slave drivers)
  437:   - VM86 EIP masking fix (aka NT5 install fix) (Mike Nordell)
  438:   - QEMU can now boot a PowerPC Linux kernel (Jocelyn Mayer)
  439:   - User mode network stack
  440:   - imul imm8 fix + 0x82 opcode support (Hidemi KAWAI)
  441:   - precise self modifying code (aka BeOS install bug)
  442: 
  443: version 0.5.3:
  444: 
  445:   - added Bochs VESA VBE support
  446:   - VGA memory map mode 3 access fix (OS/2 install fix)
  447:   - IDE fixes (Jens Axboe)
  448:   - CPU interrupt fixes
  449:   - fixed various TLB invalidation cases (NT install)
  450:   - fixed cr0.WP semantics (XP install)
  451:   - direct chaining support for SPARC and PowerPC (faster)
  452:   - ARM NWFPE support (initial patch by Ulrich Hecht)
  453:   - added specific x86 to x86 translator (close to native performance
  454:     in qemu-i386 and qemu-fast)
  455:   - shm syscalls support (Paul McKerras)
  456:   - added accurate CR0.MP/ME/TS emulation
  457:   - fixed DMA memory write access (Win95 boot floppy fix)
  458:   - graphical x86 linux loader
  459:   - command line monitor
  460:   - generic removable device support
  461:   - support of CD-ROM change
  462:   - multiple network interface support
  463:   - initial x86-64 host support (Gwenole Beauchesne)
  464:   - lret to outer priviledge fix (OS/2 install fix)
  465:   - task switch fixes (SkyOS boot)
  466:   - VM save/restore commands
  467:   - new timer API
  468:   - more precise RTC emulation (periodic timers + time updates)
  469:   - Win32 port (initial patch by Kazu)
  470: 
  471: version 0.5.2:
  472: 
  473:   - improved soft MMU speed (assembly functions and specializing)
  474:   - improved multitasking speed by avoiding flushing TBs when
  475:     switching tasks
  476:   - improved qemu-fast speed
  477:   - improved self modifying code handling (big performance gain in
  478:     softmmu mode).
  479:   - fixed IO checking
  480:   - fixed CD-ROM detection (win98 install CD)
  481:   - fixed addseg real mode bug (GRUB boot fix)
  482:   - added ROM memory support (win98 boot)
  483:   - fixed 'call Ev' in case of paging exception
  484:   - updated the script 'qemu-binfmt-conf.sh' to use QEMU automagically
  485:     when launching executables for the supported target CPUs.
  486:   - PowerPC system emulation update (Jocelyn Mayer)
  487:   - PC floppy emulation and DMA fixes (Jocelyn Mayer)
  488:   - polled mode for PIC (Jocelyn Mayer)
  489:   - fixed PTE dirty bit handling
  490:   - fixed xadd same reg bug
  491:   - fixed cmpxchg exception safeness
  492:   - access to virtual memory in gdb stub
  493:   - task gate and NT flag fixes
  494:   - eflags optimisation fix for string operations
  495: 
  496: version 0.5.1:
  497: 
  498:   - float access fixes when using soft mmu
  499:   - PC emulation support on PowerPC
  500:   - A20 support
  501:   - IDE CD-ROM emulation
  502:   - ARM fixes (Ulrich Hecht)
  503:   - SB16 emulation (malc)
  504:   - IRET and INT fixes in VM86 mode with IOPL=3
  505:   - Port I/Os use TSS io map
  506:   - Full task switching/task gate support
  507:   - added verr, verw, arpl, fcmovxx
  508:   - PowerPC target support (Jocelyn Mayer)
  509:   - Major SPARC target fixes (dynamically linked programs begin to work)
  510: 
  511: version 0.5.0:
  512: 
  513:   - full hardware level VGA emulation
  514:   - graphical display with SDL
  515:   - added PS/2 mouse and keyboard emulation
  516:   - popw (%esp) fix
  517:   - mov to/from segment data width fix
  518:   - added real mode support
  519:   - added Bochs BIOS and LGPL'ed VGA BIOS loader in qemu
  520:   - m68k host port (Richard Zidlicky)
  521:   - partial soft MMU support for memory mapped I/Os
  522:   - multi-target build
  523:   - fixed: no error code in hardware interrupts
  524:   - fixed: pop ss, mov ss, x and sti disable hardware irqs for the next insn
  525:   - correct single stepping thru string operations
  526:   - preliminary SPARC target support (Thomas M. Ogrisegg)
  527:   - tun-fd option (Rusty Russell)
  528:   - automatic IDE geometry detection
  529:   - renamed 'vl' to qemu[-fast] and user qemu to qemu-{cpu}.
  530:   - added man page
  531:   - added full soft mmu mode to launch unpatched OSes.
  532: 
  533: version 0.4.3:
  534: 
  535:   - x86 exception fix in case of nop instruction.
  536:   - gcc 3.2.2 bug workaround (RedHat 9 fix)
  537:   - sparc and Alpha host fixes
  538:   - many ARM target fixes: 'ls' and 'bash' can be launched.
  539: 
  540: version 0.4.2:
  541: 
  542:  - many exception handling fixes (can compile a Linux kernel inside vl)
  543:  - IDE emulation support
  544:  - initial GDB stub support
  545:  - deferred update support for disk images (Rusty Russell)
  546:  - accept User Mode Linux Copy On Write disk images
  547:  - SMP kernels can at least be booted
  548: 
  549: version 0.4.1:
  550: 
  551:  - more accurate timer support in vl.
  552:  - more reliable NE2000 probe in vl.
  553:  - added 2.5.66 kernel in vl-test.
  554:  - added VLTMPDIR environment variable in vl.
  555: 
  556: version 0.4:
  557: 
  558:  - initial support for ring 0 x86 processor emulation
  559:  - fixed signal handling for correct dosemu DPMI emulation
  560:  - fast x86 MMU emulation with mmap()
  561:  - fixed popl (%esp) case
  562:  - Linux kernel can be executed by QEMU with the 'vl' command.
  563: 
  564: version 0.3:
  565: 
  566:  - initial support for ARM emulation
  567:  - added fnsave, frstor, fnstenv, fldenv FPU instructions
  568:  - added FPU register save in signal emulation
  569:  - initial ARM port
  570:  - Sparc and Alpha ports work on the regression test
  571:  - generic ioctl number conversion
  572:  - fixed ioctl type conversion
  573: 
  574: version 0.2:
  575: 
  576:  - PowerPC disassembly and ELF symbols output (Rusty Russell)
  577:  - flock support (Rusty Russell)
  578:  - ugetrlimit support (Rusty Russell)
  579:  - fstat64 fix (Rusty Russell)
  580:  - initial Alpha port (Falk Hueffner)
  581:  - initial IA64 port (Matt Wilson)
  582:  - initial Sparc and Sparc64 port (David S. Miller)
  583:  - added HLT instruction
  584:  - LRET instruction fix.
  585:  - added GPF generation for I/Os.
  586:  - added INT3 and TF flag support.
  587:  - SHL instruction C flag fix.
  588:  - mmap emulation for host page size > 4KB
  589:  - self-modifying code support
  590:  - better VM86 support (dosemu works on non trivial programs)
  591:  - precise exception support (EIP is computed correctly in most cases)
  592:  - more precise LDT/GDT/IDT emulation
  593:  - faster segment load in vm86 mode
  594:  - direct chaining of basic blocks (faster emulation)
  595: 
  596: version 0.1.6:
  597: 
  598:  - automatic library search system. QEMU can now work with unpatched
  599:    ELF dynamic loader and libc (Rusty Russell).
  600:  - ISO C warning fixes (Alistair Strachan)
  601:  - first self-virtualizable version (works only as long as the
  602:    translation cache is not flushed)
  603:  - RH9 fixes
  604: 
  605: version 0.1.5:
  606: 
  607:  - ppc64 support + personality() patch (Rusty Russell)
  608:  - first Alpha CPU patches (Falk Hueffner)
  609:  - removed bfd.h dependancy
  610:  - fixed shrd, shld, idivl and divl on PowerPC.
  611:  - fixed buggy glibc PowerPC rint() function (test-i386 passes now on PowerPC).
  612: 
  613: version 0.1.4:
  614: 
  615:  - more accurate VM86 emulation (can launch small DOS 16 bit
  616:    executables in wine).
  617:  - fixed push/pop fs/gs
  618:  - added iret instruction.
  619:  - added times() syscall and SIOCATMARK ioctl.
  620: 
  621: version 0.1.3:
  622: 
  623:  - S390 support (Ulrich Weigand)
  624:  - glibc 2.3.x compile fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  625:  - socketcall endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  626:  - struct sockaddr endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  627:  - sendmsg/recvmsg endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  628:  - execve endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  629:  - fdset endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  630:  - partial setsockopt syscall support (Ulrich Weigand)
  631:  - more accurate pushf/popf emulation
  632:  - first partial vm86() syscall support (can be used with runcom example).
  633:  - added bound, cmpxchg8b, cpuid instructions
  634:  - added 16 bit addressing support/override for string operations
  635:  - poll() fix
  636: 
  637: version 0.1.2:
  638: 
  639:  - compile fixes
  640:  - xlat instruction
  641:  - xchg instruction memory lock
  642:  - added simple vm86 example (not working with QEMU yet). The 54 byte
  643:    DOS executable 'pi_10.com' program was released by Bertram
  644:    Felgenhauer (more information at http://www.boo.net/~jasonp/pipage.html).
  645: 
  646: version 0.1.1:
  647: 
  648:  - glibc 2.2 compilation fixes
  649:  - added -s and -L options
  650:  - binary distribution of x86 glibc and wine
  651:  - big endian fixes in ELF loader and getdents.
  652: 
  653: version 0.1:
  654: 
  655:  - initial public release.

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