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== CDROM Emulation ==
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* Many fixes to comply with the ATAPI specification
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* GET_EVENT_STATUS_NOTIFICATION: Implement 'media' subcommand that helps report tray open/close, media present/absent states to guests. Newer Linux guests (kernels 2.6.38+) rely on this command to revalidate discs.
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* Major code refactoring and cleanup
  
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== Upstream release notes ==
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* Update to qemu 0.15, refer upstream changes at http://wiki.qemu.org/ChangeLog/0.15
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== Xen ==
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* Xen support merged into qemu
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== x86 ==
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* Stable guest TSC across migration
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* Support for VIA CPU features
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== General ==
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* Several memory leak fixes in all virtio devices
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== qemu-img ==
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* The performance of qemu-img convert has been improved
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* qemu-img convert and rebase now support the -p option which enables progress display
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== qcow2 ==
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* Improved the performance of creating/deleting internal snapshots
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== Guest Agent ==
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* Added the guest agent that supports snapshotting,
  
  

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Contents

CDROM Emulation

  • Many fixes to comply with the ATAPI specification
  • GET_EVENT_STATUS_NOTIFICATION: Implement 'media' subcommand that helps report tray open/close, media present/absent states to guests. Newer Linux guests (kernels 2.6.38+) rely on this command to revalidate discs.
  • Major code refactoring and cleanup

Upstream release notes

Xen

  • Xen support merged into qemu

x86

  • Stable guest TSC across migration
  • Support for VIA CPU features

General

  • Several memory leak fixes in all virtio devices

qemu-img

  • The performance of qemu-img convert has been improved
  • qemu-img convert and rebase now support the -p option which enables progress display

qcow2

  • Improved the performance of creating/deleting internal snapshots

Guest Agent

  • Added the guest agent that supports snapshotting,