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qemu 0.8.0

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

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