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qemu 0.10.0

    1: version 0.10.0:
    2: 
    3:   - TCG support (No longer requires GCC 3.x)
    4:   - Kernel Virtual Machine acceleration support
    5:   - BSD userspace emulation
    6:   - Bluetooth emulation and host passthrough support
    7:   - GDB XML register description support
    8:   - Intel e1000 emulation
    9:   - HPET emulation
   10:   - VirtIO paravirtual device support
   11:   - Marvell 88w8618 / MusicPal emulation
   12:   - Nokia N-series tablet emulation / OMAP2 processor emulation
   13:   - PCI hotplug support
   14:   - Live migration and new save/restore formats
   15:   - Curses display support
   16:   - qemu-nbd utility to mount supported block formats
   17:   - Altivec support in PPC emulation and new firmware (OpenBIOS)
   18:   - Multiple VNC clients are now supported
   19:   - TLS encryption is now supported in VNC
   20:   - MIPS Magnum R4000 machine (Hervé Poussineau)
   21:   - Braille support (Samuel Thibault)
   22:   - Freecom MusicPal system emulation (Jan Kiszka)
   23:   - OMAP242x and Nokia N800, N810 machines (Andrzej Zaborowski)
   24:   - EsounD audio driver (Frederick Reeve)
   25:   - Gravis Ultrasound GF1 sound card (Tibor "TS" Schütz)
   26:   - Many, many, bug fixes and new features
   27: 
   28: version 0.9.1:
   29: 
   30:   - TFTP booting from host directory (Anthony Liguori, Erwan Velu)
   31:   - Tap device emulation for Solaris (Sittichai Palanisong)
   32:   - Monitor multiplexing to several I/O channels (Jason Wessel)
   33:   - ds1225y nvram support (Herve Poussineau)
   34:   - CPU model selection support (J. Mayer, Paul Brook, Herve Poussineau)
   35:   - Several Sparc fixes (Aurelien Jarno, Blue Swirl, Robert Reif)
   36:   - MIPS 64-bit FPU support (Thiemo Seufer)
   37:   - Xscale PDA emulation (Andrzej Zaborowski)
   38:   - ColdFire system emulation (Paul Brook)
   39:   - Improved SH4 support (Magnus Damm)
   40:   - MIPS64 support (Aurelien Jarno, Thiemo Seufer)
   41:   - Preliminary Alpha guest support (J. Mayer)
   42:   - Read-only support for Parallels disk images (Alex Beregszaszi)
   43:   - SVM (x86 virtualization) support (Alexander Graf)
   44:   - CRIS emulation (Edgar E. Iglesias)
   45:   - SPARC32PLUS execution support (Blue Swirl)
   46:   - MIPS mipssim pseudo machine (Thiemo Seufer)
   47:   - Strace for Linux userland emulation (Stuart Anderson, Thayne Harbaugh)
   48:   - OMAP310 MPU emulation plus Palm T|E machine (Andrzej Zaborowski)
   49:   - ARM v6, v7, NEON SIMD and SMP emulation (Paul Brook/CodeSourcery)
   50:   - Gumstix boards: connex and verdex emulation (Thorsten Zitterell)
   51:   - Intel mainstone II board emulation (Armin Kuster)
   52:   - VMware SVGA II graphics card support (Andrzej Zaborowski)
   53: 
   54: version 0.9.0:
   55: 
   56:   - Support for relative paths in backing files for disk images
   57:   - Async file I/O API
   58:   - New qcow2 disk image format
   59:   - Support of multiple VM snapshots
   60:   - Linux: specific host CDROM and floppy support
   61:   - SMM support
   62:   - Moved PCI init, MP table init and ACPI table init to Bochs BIOS
   63:   - Support for MIPS32 Release 2 instruction set (Thiemo Seufer)
   64:   - MIPS Malta system emulation (Aurelien Jarno, Stefan Weil)
   65:   - Darwin userspace emulation (Pierre d'Herbemont)
   66:   - m68k user support (Paul Brook)
   67:   - several x86 and x86_64 emulation fixes
   68:   - Mouse relative offset VNC extension (Anthony Liguori)
   69:   - PXE boot support (Anthony Liguori)
   70:   - '-daemonize' option (Anthony Liguori)
   71: 
   72: version 0.8.2:
   73: 
   74:   - ACPI support
   75:   - PC VGA BIOS fixes
   76:   - switch to OpenBios for SPARC targets (Blue Swirl)
   77:   - VNC server fixes
   78:   - MIPS FPU support (Marius Groeger)
   79:   - Solaris/SPARC host support (Juergen Keil)
   80:   - PPC breakpoints and single stepping (Jason Wessel)
   81:   - USB updates (Paul Brook)
   82:   - UDP/TCP/telnet character devices (Jason Wessel)
   83:   - Windows sparse file support (Frediano Ziglio)
   84:   - RTL8139 NIC TCP segmentation offloading (Igor Kovalenko)
   85:   - PCNET NIC support (Antony T Curtis)
   86:   - Support for variable frequency host CPUs
   87:   - Workaround for win32 SMP hosts
   88:   - Support for AMD Flash memories (Jocelyn Mayer)
   89:   - Audio capture to WAV files support (malc)
   90: 
   91: version 0.8.1:
   92: 
   93:   - USB tablet support (Brad Campbell, Anthony Liguori)
   94:   - win32 host serial support (Kazu)
   95:   - PC speaker support (Joachim Henke)
   96:   - IDE LBA48 support (Jens Axboe)
   97:   - SSE3 support
   98:   - Solaris port (Juergen Keil)
   99:   - Preliminary SH4 target (Samuel Tardieu)
  100:   - VNC server (Anthony Liguori)
  101:   - slirp fixes (Ed Swierk et al.)
  102:   - USB fixes
  103:   - ARM Versatile Platform Baseboard emulation (Paul Brook)
  104: 
  105: version 0.8.0:
  106: 
  107:   - ARM system emulation: Arm Integrator/CP board with an arm1026ej-s
  108:     cpu (Paul Brook)
  109:   - SMP support
  110:   - Mac OS X cocoa improvements (Mike Kronenberg)
  111:   - Mac OS X CoreAudio driver (Mike Kronenberg)
  112:   - DirectSound driver (malc)
  113:   - ALSA audio driver (malc)
  114:   - new audio options: '-soundhw' and '-audio-help' (malc)
  115:   - ES1370 PCI audio device (malc)
  116:   - Initial USB support
  117:   - Linux host serial port access
  118:   - Linux host low level parallel port access
  119:   - New network emulation code supporting VLANs.
  120:   - MIPS and MIPSel User Linux emulation
  121:   - MIPS fixes to boot Linux (Daniel Jacobowitz)
  122:   - NX bit support
  123:   - Initial SPARC SMP support (Blue Swirl)
  124:   - Major overhaul of the virtual FAT driver for read/write support
  125:     (Johannes Schindelin)
  126: 
  127: version 0.7.2:
  128: 
  129:   - x86_64 fixes (Win2000 and Linux 2.6 boot in 32 bit)
  130:   - merge self modifying code handling in dirty ram page mecanism.
  131:   - MIPS fixes (Ralf Baechle)
  132:   - better user net performances
  133: 
  134: version 0.7.1:
  135: 
  136:   - read-only Virtual FAT support (Johannes Schindelin)
  137:   - Windows 2000 install disk full hack (original idea from Vladimir
  138:     N. Oleynik)
  139:   - VMDK disk image creation (Filip Navara)
  140:   - SPARC64 progress (Blue Swirl)
  141:   - initial MIPS support (Jocelyn mayer)
  142:   - MIPS improvements (Ralf Baechle)
  143:   - 64 bit fixes in user networking (initial patch by Gwenole Beauchesne)
  144:   - IOAPIC support (Filip Navara)
  145: 
  146: version 0.7.0:
  147: 
  148:   - better BIOS translation and HDD geometry auto-detection
  149:   - user mode networking bug fix
  150:   - undocumented FPU ops support
  151:   - Cirrus VGA: support for 1280x1024x[8,15,16] modes
  152:   - 'pidfile' option
  153:   - .dmg disk image format support (Johannes Schindelin)
  154:   - keymaps support (initial patch by Johannes Schindelin)
  155:   - big endian ARM support (Lennert Buytenhek)
  156:   - added generic 64 bit target support
  157:   - x86_64 target support
  158:   - initial APIC support
  159:   - MMX/SSE/SSE2/PNI support
  160:   - PC parallel port support (Mark Jonckheere)
  161:   - initial SPARC64 support (Blue Swirl)
  162:   - SPARC target boots Linux (Blue Swirl)
  163:   - armv5te user mode support (Paul Brook)
  164:   - ARM VFP support (Paul Brook)
  165:   - ARM "Angel" semihosting syscalls (Paul Brook)
  166:   - user mode gdb stub support (Paul Brook)
  167:   - Samba 3 support
  168:   - initial Cocoa support (Pierre d'Herbemont)
  169:   - generic FPU emulation code
  170:   - Virtual PC read-only disk image support (Alex Beregszaszi)
  171: 
  172: version 0.6.1:
  173: 
  174:   - Mac OS X port (Pierre d'Herbemont)
  175:   - Virtual console support
  176:   - Better monitor line edition
  177:   - New block device layer
  178:   - New 'qcow' growable disk image support with AES encryption and
  179:     transparent decompression
  180:   - VMware 3 and 4 read-only disk image support (untested)
  181:   - Support for up to 4 serial ports
  182:   - TFTP server support (Magnus Damm)
  183:   - Port redirection support in user mode networking
  184:   - Support for not executable data sections
  185:   - Compressed loop disk image support (Johannes Schindelin)
  186:   - Level triggered IRQ fix (aka NE2000 PCI performance fix) (Steve
  187:     Wormley)
  188:   - Fixed Fedora Core 2 problems (now you can run qemu without any
  189:     LD_ASSUME_KERNEL tricks on FC2)
  190:   - DHCP fix for Windows (accept DHCPREQUEST alone)
  191:   - SPARC system emulation (Blue Swirl)
  192:   - Automatic Samba configuration for host file access from Windows.
  193:   - '-loadvm' and '-full-screen' options
  194:   - ne2000 savevm support (Johannes Schindelin)
  195:   - Ctrl-Alt is now the default grab key. Ctrl-Alt-[0-9] switches to
  196:     the virtual consoles.
  197:   - BIOS floppy fix for NT4 (Mike Nordell, Derek Fawcus, Volker Ruppert)
  198:   - Floppy fixes for NT4 and NT5 (Mike Nordell)
  199:   - NT4 IDE fixes (Ben Pfaf, Mike Nordell)
  200:   - SDL Audio support and SB16 fixes (malc)
  201:   - ENTER instruction bug fix (initial patch by Stefan Kisdaroczi)
  202:   - VGA font change fix
  203:   - VGA read-only CRTC register fix
  204: 
  205: version 0.6.0:
  206: 
  207:   - minimalist FPU exception support (NetBSD FPU probe fix)
  208:   - cr0.ET fix (Win95 boot)
  209:   - *BSD port (Markus Niemisto)
  210:   - I/O access fix (signaled by Mark Jonckheere)
  211:   - IDE drives serial number fix (Mike Nordell)
  212:   - int13 CDROM BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 install CD fix)
  213:   - int15, ah=86 BIOS fix (aka Solaris x86 hardware probe hang up fix)
  214:   - BSR/BSF "undefined behaviour" fix
  215:   - vmdk2raw: convert VMware disk images to raw images
  216:   - PCI support
  217:   - NE2K PCI support
  218:   - dummy VGA PCI support
  219:   - VGA font selection fix (Daniel Serpell)
  220:   - PIC reset fix (Hidemi KAWAI)
  221:   - PIC spurious irq support (aka Solaris install bug)
  222:   - added '-localtime' option
  223:   - Cirrus CL-GD54xx VGA support (initial patch by Makoto Suzuki (suzu))
  224:   - APM and system shutdown support
  225:   - Fixed system reset
  226:   - Support for other PC BIOSes
  227:   - Initial PowerMac hardware emulation
  228:   - PowerMac/PREP OpenFirmware compatible BIOS (Jocelyn Mayer)
  229:   - initial IDE BMDMA support (needed for Darwin x86)
  230:   - Set the default memory size for PC emulation to 128 MB
  231: 
  232: version 0.5.5:
  233: 
  234:   - SDL full screen support (initial patch by malc)
  235:   - VGA support on PowerPC PREP
  236:   - VBE fixes (Matthew Mastracci)
  237:   - PIT fixes (aka Win98 hardware probe and "VGA slowness" bug)
  238:   - IDE master only fixes (aka Win98 CD-ROM probe bug)
  239:   - ARM load/store half word fix (Ulrich Hecht)
  240:   - FDC fixes for Win98
  241: 
  242: version 0.5.4:
  243: 
  244:   - qemu-fast fixes
  245:   - BIOS area protection fix (aka EMM386.EXE fix) (Mike Nordell)
  246:   - keyboard/mouse fix (Mike Nordell)
  247:   - IDE fixes (Linux did not recognized slave drivers)
  248:   - VM86 EIP masking fix (aka NT5 install fix) (Mike Nordell)
  249:   - QEMU can now boot a PowerPC Linux kernel (Jocelyn Mayer)
  250:   - User mode network stack
  251:   - imul imm8 fix + 0x82 opcode support (Hidemi KAWAI)
  252:   - precise self modifying code (aka BeOS install bug)
  253: 
  254: version 0.5.3:
  255: 
  256:   - added Bochs VESA VBE support
  257:   - VGA memory map mode 3 access fix (OS/2 install fix)
  258:   - IDE fixes (Jens Axboe)
  259:   - CPU interrupt fixes
  260:   - fixed various TLB invalidation cases (NT install)
  261:   - fixed cr0.WP semantics (XP install)
  262:   - direct chaining support for SPARC and PowerPC (faster)
  263:   - ARM NWFPE support (initial patch by Ulrich Hecht)
  264:   - added specific x86 to x86 translator (close to native performance
  265:     in qemu-i386 and qemu-fast)
  266:   - shm syscalls support (Paul McKerras)
  267:   - added accurate CR0.MP/ME/TS emulation
  268:   - fixed DMA memory write access (Win95 boot floppy fix)
  269:   - graphical x86 linux loader
  270:   - command line monitor
  271:   - generic removable device support
  272:   - support of CD-ROM change
  273:   - multiple network interface support
  274:   - initial x86-64 host support (Gwenole Beauchesne)
  275:   - lret to outer priviledge fix (OS/2 install fix)
  276:   - task switch fixes (SkyOS boot)
  277:   - VM save/restore commands
  278:   - new timer API
  279:   - more precise RTC emulation (periodic timers + time updates)
  280:   - Win32 port (initial patch by Kazu)
  281: 
  282: version 0.5.2:
  283: 
  284:   - improved soft MMU speed (assembly functions and specializing)
  285:   - improved multitasking speed by avoiding flushing TBs when
  286:     switching tasks
  287:   - improved qemu-fast speed
  288:   - improved self modifying code handling (big performance gain in
  289:     softmmu mode).
  290:   - fixed IO checking
  291:   - fixed CD-ROM detection (win98 install CD)
  292:   - fixed addseg real mode bug (GRUB boot fix)
  293:   - added ROM memory support (win98 boot)
  294:   - fixed 'call Ev' in case of paging exception
  295:   - updated the script 'qemu-binfmt-conf.sh' to use QEMU automagically
  296:     when launching executables for the supported target CPUs.
  297:   - PowerPC system emulation update (Jocelyn Mayer)
  298:   - PC floppy emulation and DMA fixes (Jocelyn Mayer)
  299:   - polled mode for PIC (Jocelyn Mayer)
  300:   - fixed PTE dirty bit handling
  301:   - fixed xadd same reg bug
  302:   - fixed cmpxchg exception safeness
  303:   - access to virtual memory in gdb stub
  304:   - task gate and NT flag fixes
  305:   - eflags optimisation fix for string operations
  306: 
  307: version 0.5.1:
  308: 
  309:   - float access fixes when using soft mmu
  310:   - PC emulation support on PowerPC
  311:   - A20 support
  312:   - IDE CD-ROM emulation
  313:   - ARM fixes (Ulrich Hecht)
  314:   - SB16 emulation (malc)
  315:   - IRET and INT fixes in VM86 mode with IOPL=3
  316:   - Port I/Os use TSS io map
  317:   - Full task switching/task gate support
  318:   - added verr, verw, arpl, fcmovxx
  319:   - PowerPC target support (Jocelyn Mayer)
  320:   - Major SPARC target fixes (dynamically linked programs begin to work)
  321: 
  322: version 0.5.0:
  323: 
  324:   - full hardware level VGA emulation
  325:   - graphical display with SDL
  326:   - added PS/2 mouse and keyboard emulation
  327:   - popw (%esp) fix
  328:   - mov to/from segment data width fix
  329:   - added real mode support
  330:   - added Bochs BIOS and LGPL'ed VGA BIOS loader in qemu
  331:   - m68k host port (Richard Zidlicky)
  332:   - partial soft MMU support for memory mapped I/Os
  333:   - multi-target build
  334:   - fixed: no error code in hardware interrupts
  335:   - fixed: pop ss, mov ss, x and sti disable hardware irqs for the next insn
  336:   - correct single stepping thru string operations
  337:   - preliminary SPARC target support (Thomas M. Ogrisegg)
  338:   - tun-fd option (Rusty Russell)
  339:   - automatic IDE geometry detection
  340:   - renamed 'vl' to qemu[-fast] and user qemu to qemu-{cpu}.
  341:   - added man page
  342:   - added full soft mmu mode to launch unpatched OSes.
  343: 
  344: version 0.4.3:
  345: 
  346:   - x86 exception fix in case of nop instruction.
  347:   - gcc 3.2.2 bug workaround (RedHat 9 fix)
  348:   - sparc and Alpha host fixes
  349:   - many ARM target fixes: 'ls' and 'bash' can be launched.
  350: 
  351: version 0.4.2:
  352: 
  353:  - many exception handling fixes (can compile a Linux kernel inside vl)
  354:  - IDE emulation support
  355:  - initial GDB stub support
  356:  - deferred update support for disk images (Rusty Russell)
  357:  - accept User Mode Linux Copy On Write disk images
  358:  - SMP kernels can at least be booted
  359: 
  360: version 0.4.1:
  361: 
  362:  - more accurate timer support in vl.
  363:  - more reliable NE2000 probe in vl.
  364:  - added 2.5.66 kernel in vl-test.
  365:  - added VLTMPDIR environment variable in vl.
  366: 
  367: version 0.4:
  368: 
  369:  - initial support for ring 0 x86 processor emulation
  370:  - fixed signal handling for correct dosemu DPMI emulation
  371:  - fast x86 MMU emulation with mmap()
  372:  - fixed popl (%esp) case
  373:  - Linux kernel can be executed by QEMU with the 'vl' command.
  374: 
  375: version 0.3:
  376: 
  377:  - initial support for ARM emulation
  378:  - added fnsave, frstor, fnstenv, fldenv FPU instructions
  379:  - added FPU register save in signal emulation
  380:  - initial ARM port
  381:  - Sparc and Alpha ports work on the regression test
  382:  - generic ioctl number conversion
  383:  - fixed ioctl type conversion
  384: 
  385: version 0.2:
  386: 
  387:  - PowerPC disassembly and ELF symbols output (Rusty Russell)
  388:  - flock support (Rusty Russell)
  389:  - ugetrlimit support (Rusty Russell)
  390:  - fstat64 fix (Rusty Russell)
  391:  - initial Alpha port (Falk Hueffner)
  392:  - initial IA64 port (Matt Wilson)
  393:  - initial Sparc and Sparc64 port (David S. Miller)
  394:  - added HLT instruction
  395:  - LRET instruction fix.
  396:  - added GPF generation for I/Os.
  397:  - added INT3 and TF flag support.
  398:  - SHL instruction C flag fix.
  399:  - mmap emulation for host page size > 4KB
  400:  - self-modifying code support
  401:  - better VM86 support (dosemu works on non trivial programs)
  402:  - precise exception support (EIP is computed correctly in most cases)
  403:  - more precise LDT/GDT/IDT emulation
  404:  - faster segment load in vm86 mode
  405:  - direct chaining of basic blocks (faster emulation)
  406: 
  407: version 0.1.6:
  408: 
  409:  - automatic library search system. QEMU can now work with unpatched
  410:    ELF dynamic loader and libc (Rusty Russell).
  411:  - ISO C warning fixes (Alistair Strachan)
  412:  - first self-virtualizable version (works only as long as the
  413:    translation cache is not flushed)
  414:  - RH9 fixes
  415: 
  416: version 0.1.5:
  417: 
  418:  - ppc64 support + personality() patch (Rusty Russell)
  419:  - first Alpha CPU patches (Falk Hueffner)
  420:  - removed bfd.h dependancy
  421:  - fixed shrd, shld, idivl and divl on PowerPC.
  422:  - fixed buggy glibc PowerPC rint() function (test-i386 passes now on PowerPC).
  423: 
  424: version 0.1.4:
  425: 
  426:  - more accurate VM86 emulation (can launch small DOS 16 bit
  427:    executables in wine).
  428:  - fixed push/pop fs/gs
  429:  - added iret instruction.
  430:  - added times() syscall and SIOCATMARK ioctl.
  431: 
  432: version 0.1.3:
  433: 
  434:  - S390 support (Ulrich Weigand)
  435:  - glibc 2.3.x compile fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  436:  - socketcall endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  437:  - struct sockaddr endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  438:  - sendmsg/recvmsg endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  439:  - execve endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  440:  - fdset endian fix (Ulrich Weigand)
  441:  - partial setsockopt syscall support (Ulrich Weigand)
  442:  - more accurate pushf/popf emulation
  443:  - first partial vm86() syscall support (can be used with runcom example).
  444:  - added bound, cmpxchg8b, cpuid instructions
  445:  - added 16 bit addressing support/override for string operations
  446:  - poll() fix
  447: 
  448: version 0.1.2:
  449: 
  450:  - compile fixes
  451:  - xlat instruction
  452:  - xchg instruction memory lock
  453:  - added simple vm86 example (not working with QEMU yet). The 54 byte
  454:    DOS executable 'pi_10.com' program was released by Bertram
  455:    Felgenhauer (more information at http://www.boo.net/~jasonp/pipage.html).
  456: 
  457: version 0.1.1:
  458: 
  459:  - glibc 2.2 compilation fixes
  460:  - added -s and -L options
  461:  - binary distribution of x86 glibc and wine
  462:  - big endian fixes in ELF loader and getdents.
  463: 
  464: version 0.1:
  465: 
  466:  - initial public release.

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