Xvisor v0.2.1 Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2013 14:12:08 +0530  |  Posted by: Anup Patel

In this release, we have new features, drivers and board supports.

New Features/Updates:

  • Notifier chain support
  • Light-weight virtual filesystem library
  • CPIO read-only filesystem support
  • Ext2 filesystem support
  • FAT filesystem support (EXPERIMENTAL)
  • lwIP as optional network stack
  • Removed UIP as optional network stack
  • Telnet daemon for managment terminal over network
  • Vstelnet library for telnet access to virtual serial ports

New Drivers:

  • Samsung Exynos UART driver
  • Samsung Exynos RTC driver

ARM 32-bit Port:

  • Added support for Sun4i SOC
  • Added support for Exynos4 SOC
  • Improved low-level exception handling for SMP support
  • Added emulation for implemenation specific CP15 registers
  • Added support for VExpress-A15 guest on hosts having hardware virtualization support

ARM 32-bit with VE Port:

  • Added support for generic timers
  • Create 2MB Stage2 mapping for RAM regions whenever possible
  • Added emulation for implemenation specific CP15 registers

x86_64 Port:

  • Stable HPET support
  • Initial context switching for Orphan VCPUs (or Threads)
  • Able to get to Xvisor prompt on QEMU and Real HW but still lacks keyboard support so can't interact