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QEMU 1.0 Officially Released With Many Features

Virtualization

Published on 02 December 2011 05:07 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Virtualization
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Just as expected, QEMU 1.0 was officially released this week. QEMU 1.0 offers up some new features in the virtualization world.

Last month I mentioned the QEMU 1.0 release was coming quite soon and sure enough it did. QEMU 1.0 was released on Thursday per the planned release schedule.

Among the QEMU 1.0 changes is support for SCSI block devices -- including block device pass-through -- and a new Tiny Code Interpreter (TCI) Feature as talked about in the earlier Phoronix article. All image formats now support a-synchronous operations, there's other SCSI emulation improvements, support for the new Cortex-A15 (ARM) instructions, and much more.

Download QEMU 1.0 at QEMU.org. A listing about some of the QEMU 1.0 work can be found at Linux-KVM.com.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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