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QEMU-KVM 0.13 Is Here Too

Virtualization

Published on 19 October 2010 10:51 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Virtualization
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Over the weekend we reported that QEMU 0.13 had surfaced followed by the release announcement coming out on Monday. The team working on QEMU-KVM, the version of QEMU designed for use with KVM (the Kernel-based Virtual Machine) virtualization on Linux, have also pushed out their v0.13 release based upon upstream QEMU.

There is no QEMU-KVM 0.13.0 change-log published, but this KVM-designed release carries the same upstream changes including a kernel-accelerating network back-end for virtio devices using KVM, QMP improvements, new VNC encodings that improve bandwidth, a new shared memory device that allows multiple guests to share a memory region, the introduction of a para-virtual file-system pass-through mechanism, HPET enhancements, and S390 user-mode emulation support.

The QEMU-KVM 0.13.0 release announcement 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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