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Update the news file mentioning important changes such as the change of translatable strings or the fix of inactive snapshots of VMs using uefi. Signed-off-by: Peter Krempa <email@example.com> --- NEWS.rst | 53 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ 1 file changed, 53 insertions(+) diff --git a/NEWS.rst b/NEWS.rst index 2a844ce40c..d0d78e2127 100644 --- a/NEWS.rst +++ b/NEWS.rst @@ -17,6 +17,13 @@ v9.3.0 (unreleased) * **New features** + * qemu: Introduce support for ``igb`` network interface model + + ``igb`` is a successor to the ``e1000e`` network device using PCIe interface. + It was introduced in QEMU 8.0 + + * qemu: Improve handling of maximum physical address configuration + * **Improvements** * qemu: Change default machine type for ARM and RISC-V @@ -25,8 +32,54 @@ v9.3.0 (unreleased) The previous defaults were nearly unusable and had to be overridden in most cases. + * Improve translatable strings format substitutions + + All translatable error message with substitution strings were converted to + use positional modifiers to allow translators to shuffle around the + translated message. The translations pulled from Weblate were also updated to + match. + + * qemu: Improve validation of ``watchdog`` devices + + Certain invalid configurations of ``watchdog`` device are now properly + detected: + + - hotplug of always-present platform watchdogs is forbidden + - ``iTCO`` watchdog can be configured only once + - ``ib700`` watchdog is allowed only on ``i440fx`` machines + + * Improved output of ``virt-host-validate`` on ARM + + Our validation tool now parses the ``IORT`` data on ARM to properly detect + presence of SMMU and other features. + * **Bug fixes** + * qemu: Fix inactive internal snapshots of VM with UEFI firmware + + Recent changes to UEFI firmware handling resulted into breaking support + for inactive internal snapshots of VMs with UEFI which historically worked. + (Although the intention was to disallow them together with active ones, but + the check did not work properly.) + + Preserve existing functionality by allowing such snapshots explicitly. + + * qemu: Properly configure locked memory limit for VMs with ``<disk type='nvme'`` + + The NVMe driver in qemu requires some memory to be locked. This was not + taken into account in the code which calculates the memory limits based + on devices present in the configuration + + * Fix native build on win32 + + Various improvements to the build system now allow users to build the client + library of libvirt on win32 natively. + + * qemu: Properly detect tray of hotplugged CD-ROM devices + + Media in a CD-ROM device which was hotplugged could not be changed as the + presence of the tray was not detected properly on hotplug. + v9.2.0 (2023-04-01) =================== -- 2.40.0
On a Tuesday in 2023, Peter Krempa wrote: >Update the news file mentioning important changes such as the change of >translatable strings or the fix of inactive snapshots of VMs using uefi. > >Signed-off-by: Peter Krempa <firstname.lastname@example.org> >--- > NEWS.rst | 53 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ > 1 file changed, 53 insertions(+) > Reviewed-by: Ján Tomko <email@example.com> Jano
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