QEMU 2.3 RC1 Released With Many Last Minute Changes
Written by Michael Larabel in Virtualization on 24 March 2015 at 07:22 PM EDT. 3 Comments
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Following last week's QEMU 2.3-rc0 release, out today is 2.3-RC1 with over 100 changes in the past few days.

QEMU 2.3 brings many features/changes as previously outlined on Phoronix. QEMU 2.3 supports emulating Netduino 2 ARM boards, support for the MIPS 5KEc/5KEf MIPS64r2 and M14K/M14Kc MIPS32r2 processors, PCI bus support on s390 with KVM,a new x86 Ivy Bridge CPU model, KVM now supports running under Valgrind, improved TPM support, the QEMU GUI now uses frame-buffer data directly from the guest RAM, new monitor commands, support for SD cards on PCI systems, and many other changes.

The recent QEMU 2.3 fixes can be found via the 2.3-rc1 release announcement. The official QEMU 2.3 release is currently scheduled to happen in mid-April.
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