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Fedora 11 Update: qemu-0.10.5-2.fc11

Fedora Update Notification
2009-06-15 22:07:14

Name        : qemu
Product     : Fedora 11
Version     : 0.10.5
Release     : 2.fc11
URL         : http://www.qemu.org/
Summary     : QEMU is a FAST! processor emulator
Description :
QEMU is a generic and open source processor emulator which achieves a good
emulation speed by using dynamic translation. QEMU has two operating modes:

 * Full system emulation. In this mode, QEMU emulates a full system (for
   example a PC), including a processor and various peripherials. It can be
   used to launch different Operating Systems without rebooting the PC or
   to debug system code.
 * User mode emulation. In this mode, QEMU can launch Linux processes compiled
   for one CPU on another CPU.

As QEMU requires no host kernel patches to run, it is safe and easy to use.

Update Information:

This package updates qemu to the latest stable release from upstream qemu-kvm,
version 0.10.5.    The update fixes the bugs listed below, the most significant
of which is probably the bug which causes F11 anaconda cdrom installs to
hang/crash towards the end of the install.    Another notable change in this
version of qemu-kvm is the introduction of "CPUID trimming". This means that KVM
will no longer expose CPU features to the guest when the host does not support
these features. For example, this should fix problems with booting guests on
host machines which lack NX support.    The upstream changelog also lists the
following changes:    - merge qemu-0.10.5     - kvm: trim unsupported cpu
features from cpuid     - kvm: provide a better error message for -smp > 1     -
Remove initrd printfs     - Initial variables found by valgrind     - Fix
-initrd with > 4GB guests     - Fix busy loop on live migration for certain
platforms     - Remove GCC 3.x requirements from docs     - ETRAX: fixes for
kernel command line, ethernet address, bmi     - CRIS: Fix bmi     - Fix bounce
buffer errors     - Fix regression in -kernel  - fix large guest migration
(Glauber Costa)  - fix -no-shutdown (Daniel Gollub)  - fix testsuite build
(Jochen Roth)  - fix hard disk count reported by BIOS for extboot (Gleb Natapov)
- fix large page alignment (Marcelo Tosatti)  - fix tap not resetting correctly
- propagate errors on failed migration (Glauber Costa)  - fix unregistering
large memory slots  - drop packet from tap device if all NICs are down    (Mark
McLoughlin)  - increment virtio-net savevm version (Anthony Liguori)  - fix
build to separate object directoy (Anthony Liguori)  - fix virtio-net savevm
dependency on build options    (Alex Williamson)  - refuse migration if host
does not support vnet header and     guest needs it (Alex Williamson)

* Wed Jun  3 2009 Mark McLoughlin <markmc redhat com> - 2:0.10.5-2
- Prevent locked cdrom eject - fixes hang at end of anaconda installs (#501412)
- Fix crash with '-net socket,listen=...' (#501264)
- Avoid harmless 'unhandled wrmsr' warnings (#499712)
* Sun May 31 2009 Glauber Costa <glommer redhat com> - 2:0.10.5-1
- Update to 0.10.5, and remove already upstream patches
    + all cpuid trimming

* Mon May 18 2009 Glauber Costa <glommer redhat com> - 2:0.10.4-5
- Backport cpuid trimming from upstream (#499596)
* Thu May 14 2009 Mark McLoughlin <markmc redhat com> - 2:0.10.4-4
- Cherry pick more DMA AIO cancellation fixes from upstream (#497170)
* Wed May 13 2009 Mark McLoughlin <markmc redhat com> - 2:0.10.4-3
- Fix mixup between kvm.modules and the init script (reported by Rich Jones)
* Wed May 13 2009 Mark McLoughlin <markmc redhat com> - 2:0.10.4-2
- Fix -kernel bustage in upstream 0.10.4
* Tue May 12 2009 Mark McLoughlin <markmc redhat com> - 2:0.10.4-1
- Update to 0.10.4
- Fix yet more qcow2 corruption (#498405)
- AIO cancellation fixes (#497170)
- Fix VPC image size overflow (#491981)
- Fix oops with 2.6.25 virtio guest (#470386)
- Enable pulseaudio driver (#495964, #496627)
- Fix cpuid initialization
- Fix HPET emulation
- Fix storage hotplug error handling
- Migration fixes
- Block range checking fixes
- Make PCI config status register read-only
- Handle newer Xorg keymap names
- Don't leak memory on NIC hot-unplug
- Hook up keypad keys for qemu console emulation
- Correctly run on kernels lacking mmu notifiers
- Support DDIM option ROMs
- Fix PCI NIC error handling
- Fix in-kernel LAPIC initialization
- Fix broken e1000 PCI config space
- Drop some patches which have been upstreamed
- Drop the make-release script; we have an official tarball now
* Tue May 12 2009 Glauber Costa <glommer redhat com> - 2:0.10-18
- move option rom setup function to the beginning of the file. This
  avoids static vs non-static issues, and is the way upstream does
* Tue May 12 2009 Glauber Costa <glommer redhat com> - 2:0.10-17
- fix reboot with -kernel parameter (#499666)

  [ 1 ] Bug #501264 - qemu segfaults for -net socket,listen=localhost:4567
  [ 2 ] Bug #499712 - [PATCH] qemu-kvm: avoid harmless unhandled wrmsr 0xc0010117 messages
  [ 3 ] Bug #501412 - f11 kvm guest install exits after package install completes
  [ 4 ] Bug #500863 - qemu -kernel/-initrd with 4Gb memory and F6 image results in "initramfs bad gzip magic"
  [ 5 ] Bug #499596 - 32 bit KVM guest hangs enabling NX protection; booting with -cpu qemu32 works
  [ 6 ] Bug #503575 - LiveCD Installer hangs during guest VM install-to-virt-drive
  [ 7 ] Bug #504787 - F11 - cannot boot 32bit PAE kernel guest under Qemu/KVM

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update qemu' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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