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qemu 0.12.3

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

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