QEMU 2.4-rc1 Brings More Fixes
Written by Michael Larabel in Virtualization on 17 July 2015 at 09:05 AM EDT. 1 Comment
VIRTUALIZATION --
A new release candidate came out yesterday for QEMU 2.4, the next release of this important piece to open-source Linux virtualization. With QEMU 2.4 comes several new features.

QEMU 2.4-rc1 brings a few dozen bug fixes over the QEMU 2.4.0-rc0 release from recently. Details can be found via the release announcement.

QEMU 2.4 presents support for ACPI 5.1 tables with the "-M virt" board, various MIPS improvements, x86 improvements to the system management emulation mode, KVM system management mode support when paired with Linux 4.1+, several virtual device improvements, support for TPM2 (Trusted Platform Management 2), the new VirtIO-GPU device for use with the VirtIO DRM driver in Linux 4.2 for 2D acceleration, and many other updates.
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