Tuesday, February 06, 2007

QEMU 0.9.0 is now available

This release has been in the works for quite a while. A whole bunch of changes went in. The official changelog is:

version 0.9.0:

  - Support for relative paths in backing files for disk images
  - Async file I/O API
  - New qcow2 disk image format
  - Support of multiple VM snapshots
  - Linux: specific host CDROM and floppy support
  - SMM support
  - Moved PCI init, MP table init and ACPI table init to Bochs BIOS
  - Support for MIPS32 Release 2 instruction set (Thiemo Seufer)
  - MIPS Malta system emulation (Aurelien Jarno, Stefan Weil)
  - Darwin userspace emulation (Pierre d'Herbemont)
  - m68k user support (Paul Brook)
  - several x86 and x86_64 emulation fixes
  - Mouse relative offset VNC extension (Anthony Liguori)
  - PXE boot support (Anthony Liguori)
  - '-daemonize' option (Anthony Liguori)

But this is just scratching the surface. You can obtain it from the usual place.