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qemu 0.8.1

    1: version 0.8.1:
    2: 
    3:   - USB tablet support (Brad Campbell, Anthony Liguori)
    4:   - win32 host serial support (Kazu)
    5:   - PC speaker support (Joachim Henke)
    6:   - IDE LBA48 support (Jens Axboe)
    7:   - SSE3 support
    8:   - Solaris port (Ben Taylor)
    9:   - Preliminary SH4 target (Samuel Tardieu)
   10:   - VNC server (Anthony Liguori)
   11:   - slirp fixes (Ed Swierk et al.)
   12:   - USB fixes
   13:   - ARM Versatile Platform Baseboard emulation (Paul Brook)
   14: 
   15: version 0.8.0:
   16: 
   17:   - ARM system emulation: Arm Integrator/CP board with an arm1026ej-s
   18:     cpu (Paul Brook)
   19:   - SMP support
   20:   - Mac OS X cocoa improvements (Mike Kronenberg)
   21:   - Mac OS X CoreAudio driver (Mike Kronenberg)
   22:   - DirectSound driver (malc)
   23:   - ALSA audio driver (malc)
   24:   - new audio options: '-soundhw' and '-audio-help' (malc)
   25:   - ES1370 PCI audio device (malc)
   26:   - Initial USB support
   27:   - Linux host serial port access
   28:   - Linux host low level parallel port access
   29:   - New network emulation code supporting VLANs.
   30:   - MIPS and MIPSel User Linux emulation
   31:   - MIPS fixes to boot Linux (Daniel Jacobowitz)
   32:   - NX bit support
   33:   - Initial SPARC SMP support (Blue Swirl)
   34:   - Major overhaul of the virtual FAT driver for read/write support
   35:     (Johannes Schindelin)
   36: 
   37: version 0.7.2:
   38:   
   39:   - x86_64 fixes (Win2000 and Linux 2.6 boot in 32 bit)
   40:   - merge self modifying code handling in dirty ram page mecanism.
   41:   - MIPS fixes (Ralf Baechle)
   42:   - better user net performances
   43: 
   44: version 0.7.1:
   45: 
   46:   - read-only Virtual FAT support (Johannes Schindelin)
   47:   - Windows 2000 install disk full hack (original idea from Vladimir
   48:     N. Oleynik)
   49:   - VMDK disk image creation (Filip Navara)
   50:   - SPARC64 progress (Blue Swirl)
   51:   - initial MIPS support (Jocelyn mayer)
   52:   - MIPS improvements (Ralf Baechle)
   53:   - 64 bit fixes in user networking (initial patch by Gwenole Beauchesne)
   54:   - IOAPIC support (Filip Navara)
   55: 
   56: version 0.7.0:
   57: 
   58:   - better BIOS translation and HDD geometry auto-detection
   59:   - user mode networking bug fix
   60:   - undocumented FPU ops support
   61:   - Cirrus VGA: support for 1280x1024x[8,15,16] modes
   62:   - 'pidfile' option
   63:   - .dmg disk image format support (Johannes Schindelin)
   64:   - keymaps support (initial patch by Johannes Schindelin)
   65:   - big endian ARM support (Lennert Buytenhek)
   66:   - added generic 64 bit target support
   67:   - x86_64 target support
   68:   - initial APIC support
   69:   - MMX/SSE/SSE2/PNI support
   70:   - PC parallel port support (Mark Jonckheere)
   71:   - initial SPARC64 support (Blue Swirl)
   72:   - SPARC target boots Linux (Blue Swirl)
   73:   - armv5te user mode support (Paul Brook)
   74:   - ARM VFP support (Paul Brook)
   75:   - ARM "Angel" semihosting syscalls (Paul Brook)
   76:   - user mode gdb stub support (Paul Brook)
   77:   - Samba 3 support
   78:   - initial Cocoa support (Pierre d'Herbemont)
   79:   - generic FPU emulation code
   80:   - Virtual PC read-only disk image support (Alex Beregszaszi)
   81: 
   82: version 0.6.1:
   83: 
   84:   - Mac OS X port (Pierre d'Herbemont)
   85:   - Virtual console support
   86:   - Better monitor line edition
   87:   - New block device layer 
   88:   - New 'qcow' growable disk image support with AES encryption and
   89:     transparent decompression
   90:   - VMware 3 and 4 read-only disk image support (untested)
   91:   - Support for up to 4 serial ports
   92:   - TFTP server support (Magnus Damm)
   93:   - Port redirection support in user mode networking
   94:   - Support for not executable data sections
   95:   - Compressed loop disk image support (Johannes Schindelin)
   96:   - Level triggered IRQ fix (aka NE2000 PCI performance fix) (Steve
   97:     Wormley)
   98:   - Fixed Fedora Core 2 problems (now you can run qemu without any
   99:     LD_ASSUME_KERNEL tricks on FC2)
  100:   - DHCP fix for Windows (accept DHCPREQUEST alone)
  101:   - SPARC system emulation (Blue Swirl)
  102:   - Automatic Samba configuration for host file access from Windows.
  103:   - '-loadvm' and '-full-screen' options
  104:   - ne2000 savevm support (Johannes Schindelin)
  105:   - Ctrl-Alt is now the default grab key. Ctrl-Alt-[0-9] switches to
  106:     the virtual consoles.
  107:   - BIOS floppy fix for NT4 (Mike Nordell, Derek Fawcus, Volker Ruppert)
  108:   - Floppy fixes for NT4 and NT5 (Mike Nordell)
  109:   - NT4 IDE fixes (Ben Pfaf, Mike Nordell)
  110:   - SDL Audio support and SB16 fixes (malc)
  111:   - ENTER instruction bug fix (initial patch by Stefan Kisdaroczi)
  112:   - VGA font change fix
  113:   - VGA read-only CRTC register fix
  114: 
  115: version 0.6.0:
  116: 
  117:   - minimalist FPU exception support (NetBSD FPU probe fix)
  118:   - cr0.ET fix (Win95 boot)
  119:   - *BSD port (Markus Niemisto)
  120:   - I/O access fix (signaled by Mark Jonckheere)
  121:   - IDE drives serial number fix (Mike Nordell)
  122:   - int13 CDROM BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 install CD fix)
  123:   - int15, ah=86 BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 hardware probe hang up fix)
  124:   - BSR/BSF "undefined behaviour" fix
  125:   - vmdk2raw: convert VMware disk images to raw images
  126:   - PCI support
  127:   - NE2K PCI support
  128:   - dummy VGA PCI support
  129:   - VGA font selection fix (Daniel Serpell)
  130:   - PIC reset fix (Hidemi KAWAI)
  131:   - PIC spurious irq support (aka Solaris install bug)
  132:   - added '-localtime' option
  133:   - Cirrus CL-GD54xx VGA support (initial patch by Makoto Suzuki (suzu))
  134:   - APM and system shutdown support
  135:   - Fixed system reset
  136:   - Support for other PC BIOSes
  137:   - Initial PowerMac hardware emulation
  138:   - PowerMac/PREP OpenFirmware compatible BIOS (Jocelyn Mayer)
  139:   - initial IDE BMDMA support (needed for Darwin x86)
  140:   - Set the default memory size for PC emulation to 128 MB
  141: 
  142: version 0.5.5:
  143: 
  144:   - SDL full screen support (initial patch by malc)
  145:   - VGA support on PowerPC PREP
  146:   - VBE fixes (Matthew Mastracci)
  147:   - PIT fixes (aka Win98 hardware probe and "VGA slowness" bug)
  148:   - IDE master only fixes (aka Win98 CD-ROM probe bug)
  149:   - ARM load/store half word fix (Ulrich Hecht)
  150:   - FDC fixes for Win98
  151: 
  152: version 0.5.4:
  153:   
  154:   - qemu-fast fixes
  155:   - BIOS area protection fix (aka EMM386.EXE fix) (Mike Nordell)
  156:   - keyboard/mouse fix (Mike Nordell)
  157:   - IDE fixes (Linux did not recognized slave drivers)
  158:   - VM86 EIP masking fix (aka NT5 install fix) (Mike Nordell)
  159:   - QEMU can now boot a PowerPC Linux kernel (Jocelyn Mayer)
  160:   - User mode network stack
  161:   - imul imm8 fix + 0x82 opcode support (Hidemi KAWAI)
  162:   - precise self modifying code (aka BeOS install bug)
  163: 
  164: version 0.5.3:
  165: 
  166:   - added Bochs VESA VBE support
  167:   - VGA memory map mode 3 access fix (OS/2 install fix)
  168:   - IDE fixes (Jens Axboe)
  169:   - CPU interrupt fixes
  170:   - fixed various TLB invalidation cases (NT install)
  171:   - fixed cr0.WP semantics (XP install)
  172:   - direct chaining support for SPARC and PowerPC (faster)
  173:   - ARM NWFPE support (initial patch by Ulrich Hecht)
  174:   - added specific x86 to x86 translator (close to native performance
  175:     in qemu-i386 and qemu-fast)
  176:   - shm syscalls support (Paul McKerras)
  177:   - added accurate CR0.MP/ME/TS emulation
  178:   - fixed DMA memory write access (Win95 boot floppy fix)
  179:   - graphical x86 linux loader
  180:   - command line monitor 
  181:   - generic removable device support
  182:   - support of CD-ROM change
  183:   - multiple network interface support
  184:   - initial x86-64 host support (Gwenole Beauchesne)
  185:   - lret to outer priviledge fix (OS/2 install fix)
  186:   - task switch fixes (SkyOS boot)
  187:   - VM save/restore commands
  188:   - new timer API
  189:   - more precise RTC emulation (periodic timers + time updates)
  190:   - Win32 port (initial patch by Kazu)
  191: 
  192: version 0.5.2:
  193: 
  194:   - improved soft MMU speed (assembly functions and specializing)
  195:   - improved multitasking speed by avoiding flushing TBs when
  196:     switching tasks
  197:   - improved qemu-fast speed
  198:   - improved self modifying code handling (big performance gain in
  199:     softmmu mode).
  200:   - fixed IO checking
  201:   - fixed CD-ROM detection (win98 install CD)
  202:   - fixed addseg real mode bug (GRUB boot fix)
  203:   - added ROM memory support (win98 boot)
  204:   - fixed 'call Ev' in case of paging exception
  205:   - updated the script 'qemu-binfmt-conf.sh' to use QEMU automagically
  206:     when launching executables for the supported target CPUs.
  207:   - PowerPC system emulation update (Jocelyn Mayer)
  208:   - PC floppy emulation and DMA fixes (Jocelyn Mayer)
  209:   - polled mode for PIC (Jocelyn Mayer)
  210:   - fixed PTE dirty bit handling
  211:   - fixed xadd same reg bug
  212:   - fixed cmpxchg exception safeness
  213:   - access to virtual memory in gdb stub
  214:   - task gate and NT flag fixes
  215:   - eflags optimisation fix for string operations
  216: 
  217: version 0.5.1:
  218:   
  219:   - float access fixes when using soft mmu
  220:   - PC emulation support on PowerPC
  221:   - A20 support
  222:   - IDE CD-ROM emulation
  223:   - ARM fixes (Ulrich Hecht)
  224:   - SB16 emulation (malc)
  225:   - IRET and INT fixes in VM86 mode with IOPL=3
  226:   - Port I/Os use TSS io map
  227:   - Full task switching/task gate support
  228:   - added verr, verw, arpl, fcmovxx
  229:   - PowerPC target support (Jocelyn Mayer)
  230:   - Major SPARC target fixes (dynamically linked programs begin to work)
  231: 
  232: version 0.5.0:
  233:   
  234:   - full hardware level VGA emulation
  235:   - graphical display with SDL
  236:   - added PS/2 mouse and keyboard emulation
  237:   - popw (%esp) fix
  238:   - mov to/from segment data width fix
  239:   - added real mode support
  240:   - added Bochs BIOS and LGPL'ed VGA BIOS loader in qemu
  241:   - m68k host port (Richard Zidlicky)
  242:   - partial soft MMU support for memory mapped I/Os
  243:   - multi-target build
  244:   - fixed: no error code in hardware interrupts
  245:   - fixed: pop ss, mov ss, x and sti disable hardware irqs for the next insn
  246:   - correct single stepping thru string operations
  247:   - preliminary SPARC target support (Thomas M. Ogrisegg)
  248:   - tun-fd option (Rusty Russell)
  249:   - automatic IDE geometry detection
  250:   - renamed 'vl' to qemu[-fast] and user qemu to qemu-{cpu}.
  251:   - added man page
  252:   - added full soft mmu mode to launch unpatched OSes.
  253: 
  254: version 0.4.3:
  255: 
  256:   - x86 exception fix in case of nop instruction.
  257:   - gcc 3.2.2 bug workaround (RedHat 9 fix)
  258:   - sparc and Alpha host fixes
  259:   - many ARM target fixes: 'ls' and 'bash' can be launched.
  260: 
  261: version 0.4.2:
  262: 
  263:  - many exception handling fixes (can compile a Linux kernel inside vl)
  264:  - IDE emulation support
  265:  - initial GDB stub support
  266:  - deferred update support for disk images (Rusty Russell)
  267:  - accept User Mode Linux Copy On Write disk images
  268:  - SMP kernels can at least be booted
  269: 
  270: version 0.4.1:
  271:   
  272:  - more accurate timer support in vl.
  273:  - more reliable NE2000 probe in vl.
  274:  - added 2.5.66 kernel in vl-test.
  275:  - added VLTMPDIR environment variable in vl.
  276: 
  277: version 0.4:
  278: 
  279:  - initial support for ring 0 x86 processor emulation
  280:  - fixed signal handling for correct dosemu DPMI emulation
  281:  - fast x86 MMU emulation with mmap()
  282:  - fixed popl (%esp) case
  283:  - Linux kernel can be executed by QEMU with the 'vl' command.
  284: 
  285: version 0.3:
  286: 
  287:  - initial support for ARM emulation
  288:  - added fnsave, frstor, fnstenv, fldenv FPU instructions
  289:  - added FPU register save in signal emulation
  290:  - initial ARM port
  291:  - Sparc and Alpha ports work on the regression test
  292:  - generic ioctl number conversion
  293:  - fixed ioctl type conversion
  294: 
  295: version 0.2:
  296: 
  297:  - PowerPC disassembly and ELF symbols output (Rusty Russell)
  298:  - flock support (Rusty Russell)
  299:  - ugetrlimit support (Rusty Russell)
  300:  - fstat64 fix (Rusty Russell)
  301:  - initial Alpha port (Falk Hueffner)
  302:  - initial IA64 port (Matt Wilson)
  303:  - initial Sparc and Sparc64 port (David S. Miller)
  304:  - added HLT instruction
  305:  - LRET instruction fix.
  306:  - added GPF generation for I/Os.
  307:  - added INT3 and TF flag support.
  308:  - SHL instruction C flag fix.
  309:  - mmap emulation for host page size > 4KB
  310:  - self-modifying code support
  311:  - better VM86 support (dosemu works on non trivial programs)
  312:  - precise exception support (EIP is computed correctly in most cases)
  313:  - more precise LDT/GDT/IDT emulation
  314:  - faster segment load in vm86 mode
  315:  - direct chaining of basic blocks (faster emulation)
  316: 
  317: version 0.1.6:
  318: 
  319:  - automatic library search system. QEMU can now work with unpatched
  320:    ELF dynamic loader and libc (Rusty Russell).
  321:  - ISO C warning fixes (Alistair Strachan)
  322:  - first self-virtualizable version (works only as long as the
  323:    translation cache is not flushed)
  324:  - RH9 fixes
  325: 
  326: version 0.1.5:
  327: 
  328:  - ppc64 support + personality() patch (Rusty Russell)
  329:  - first Alpha CPU patches (Falk Hueffner)
  330:  - removed bfd.h dependancy
  331:  - fixed shrd, shld, idivl and divl on PowerPC.
  332:  - fixed buggy glibc PowerPC rint() function (test-i386 passes now on PowerPC).
  333: 
  334: version 0.1.4:
  335: 
  336:  - more accurate VM86 emulation (can launch small DOS 16 bit
  337:    executables in wine).
  338:  - fixed push/pop fs/gs
  339:  - added iret instruction.
  340:  - added times() syscall and SIOCATMARK ioctl.
  341: 
  342: version 0.1.3:
  343: 
  344:  - S390 support (Ulrich Weigand)
  345:  - glibc 2.3.x compile fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  346:  - socketcall endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  347:  - struct sockaddr endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  348:  - sendmsg/recvmsg endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  349:  - execve endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  350:  - fdset endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  351:  - partial setsockopt syscall support (Ulrich Weigand)
  352:  - more accurate pushf/popf emulation
  353:  - first partial vm86() syscall support (can be used with runcom example).
  354:  - added bound, cmpxchg8b, cpuid instructions
  355:  - added 16 bit addressing support/override for string operations
  356:  - poll() fix
  357:  
  358: version 0.1.2:
  359: 
  360:  - compile fixes
  361:  - xlat instruction
  362:  - xchg instruction memory lock
  363:  - added simple vm86 example (not working with QEMU yet). The 54 byte
  364:    DOS executable 'pi_10.com' program was released by Bertram
  365:    Felgenhauer (more information at http://www.boo.net/~jasonp/pipage.html).
  366: 
  367: version 0.1.1:
  368: 
  369:  - glibc 2.2 compilation fixes
  370:  - added -s and -L options
  371:  - binary distribution of x86 glibc and wine
  372:  - big endian fixes in ELF loader and getdents.
  373: 
  374: version 0.1:
  375: 
  376:  - initial public release.

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