please test qemu-devel port update (2008-03-02 snapshot)

Juergen Lock nox at
Tue Mar 4 22:48:57 UTC 2008

On Sun, Mar 02, 2008 at 09:21:20PM +0100, Juergen Lock wrote:
> Hi!
>  Again, interesting things are happening in the qemu development tree,
> among others the ncurses patch has been committed (allowing to see
> vga text output without sdl by passing -curses), e1000 emulation i.e.
> an emulated em(4) that should be even faster than the e100 since it also
> features TSO is now in (-net nic,model=e1000), and qemu is now moving
> to a new codegenerator called tcg that's supposed to eliminate the gcc3
> dependency once everything has been converted to it.
>  Unfortunately, tcg also seems to cause the first regression I've found,
> qemu-system-x86_64 now makes the 7.0 amd64 isos pagefault in
> _thread_lock_flags, even tho I've added the cpu-exec.c patch that
> fixes the hang of the same guests with qemu 0.9.1 (see
> ), I'll post a little more about that in a seperate post to the qemu list.
> (will crosspost to -emulation.)
>  Anyway the update is here (also queued on tb3):

Updated patch available, fixed the 7.0 amd64 iso faults (indeed it was
a tcg bug, I can boot livefs amd64 also on i386 now and enter fixit),
and added the gnutls dependency knob that I just commited to the 0.9.1
qemu port too.


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