Linaro QEMU 2011.09 released

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The Linaro Toolchain Working Group is pleased to announce the release of Linaro QEMU 2011.09.

Linaro QEMU 2011.09 is the latest monthly release of qemu-linaro. Based off upstream (trunk) QEMU, it includes a number of ARM-focused bug fixes and enhancements.

New in this month’s release:
– linux-user mode now supports the 64 bit cmpxchg kernel helpers (only needed for applications compiled for ARMv6 or lower)
– PL111 display controller now supported; this fixes a problem where BGR was interpreted as RGB on recent versatilepb kernels

Plus a few other minor bug fixes and the usual round of upstream fixes and improvements.

Known issues:
– The beagle and beaglexm models still do not support USB networking; we intend to fix this for the 2011.10 release
– There may be some problems with running multithreaded programs in linux-user mode (LP:823902)

The source tarball is available at:
https://launchpad.net/qemu-linaro/+milestone/2011.09

Binary builds of this qemu-linaro release are being prepared and will be available shortly for users of Ubuntu. Packages will be in the linaro-maintainers tools PPA:
https://launchpad.net/~linaro-maintainers/+archive/tools/

More information on Linaro QEMU is available at:
https://launchpad.net/qemu-linaro

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