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QEMU 2.1.0-rc3 Has More Bug Fixes

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Published on 23 July 2014 01:11 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Virtualization
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If all goes according to plan the QEMU 2.1 release will happen next week but before that can happen some last-minute testing is encouraged with the new release of QEMU 2.1-rc3.

The final QEMU 2.1 release is expected next Tuesday (29 July) while issued today was 2.1-rc3. A final 2.1-rc4 release candidate is expected in the days to come for fixing one last critical issue with the release.

QEMU 2.1-rc3 just brings a lot of bug-fixing over the earlier release candidates. QEMU 2.1 overall has many new features like better 64-bit ARM support, improvements to Allwinner SoC emulation, KVM support for MIPS' Malta board, TCG improvements, various x86 enhancements, and full support for USB3 pass-through.

The QEMU 2.1-rc3 announcement can be read on QEMU-devel.

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