QEMU 2.0.0 Released


The QEMU team has announced the release of version 2.0.0 of the QEMU “open source machine emulator and virtualizer“. New features in the release include support for KVM on AArch64 (64-bit ARM) systems, support for all 64-bit ARMV8 instructions (other than the optional CRC and crypto extensions), support for the Allwinner A10-based cubieboard, CPU hotplug for Q35 x86 systems, better Windows guest performance when doing many floating-point or SIMD operations, live snapshot merging, new management interfaces for CPU and virtio-rng hotplug, direct access to NFSv3 shares using libnfs, and lots more. Detailed information about all of the changes can be found in the changelog.

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