The Linaro Toolchain Working Group is pleased to announce the
release of Linaro QEMU 2011.11.
Linaro QEMU 2011.11 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:
– The ARM vexpress-a9, versatilepb, versatileab and realview-*
boards now have audio support (thanks to Mathieu Sonet who
contributed a PL041 implementation upstream)
– Support for multiple instances of the “-sd” option on the
command line has been dropped; this was never present in
upstream QEMU and has been removed for consistency. Use
“-drive,if=sd,index=N,file=file.img” for N=0,1,2… instead
– Fixes LP: #886980: 8 and 16 bit reads from the OMAP GPIO module
would crash due to an infinite recursion
– Fixes LP: #823902: problems running multithreaded programs in
NB: if you run QEMU on a host system without properly configured
audio you might find that QEMU now hangs at some point; you can
fix this by fixing your host system, or work around it by setting
the environment variable QEMU_AUDIO_DRV=none.
If you build from source you may now want to pass configure
a suitable –audio-drv-list=LIST option.
The source tarball is available at:
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:
More information on Linaro QEMU is available at: