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Bochs 2.2.6 released

January 30th, 2006 by Marv

Bochs, a highly portable open source IA-32 (x86) PC emulator, has been updated to release 2.2.6. Changes in this release include:

  • several APIC and I/O APIC fixes make SMP Bochs booting Windows NT4.0 in SMP configuration (Volker, Stanislav)
  • critical APIC timer bug fixed (Volker Ruppert)
  • several fixes in the hard drive, keyboard, timer, usb and vga code (Volker)
  • fixes in Bochs debugger (Stanislav Shwartsman)
  • obsolete SMP BIOS images removed (MP tables created dynamicaly)
  • new userbutton shortcut “bksl” (backslash)
  • enabled #PCE bit in CR4 register, previosly setting of this bit generated #GP(0) fault (Stanislav Shwartsman)
  • enabled LAHF/SAHF instructions in x86-64 mode (Stanislav Shwartsman)
  • determine number of processors in SMP configuration through .bochsrc file
  • new .bochsrc option to choose number of processors to emulate
  • new configure option –enable-smp to configure Bochs for SMP support, the old –enable-processors=N option is deprecated
  • fixed bug in PMULUDQ SSE2 instruction (Kevin Lawton)
  • enable VME (virtual 8086 mode extensions) by default if cpu-level >= 5
  • enable Bochs disassembler by default for all configurations (Stanislav)
  • win32 installer script improvements (Volker)
  • ips parameter moved to new cpu option
  • show IPS value in status bar if BX_SHOW_IPS is enabled (Volker, Stanislav)
  • updated Bochs instrumentation examples (Stanislav Shwartsman)
  • user and development documentation improved

Download: [ Bochs 2.2.6 ]

One Response to “Bochs 2.2.6 released”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    what games can you play in this? do that have OpenGL pass through calls yet?

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