kqemu and Ubuntu
steve.langasek at ubuntu.com
Wed Apr 7 21:00:25 BST 2010
On Wed, Apr 07, 2010 at 02:43:17PM -0500, Dustin Kirkland wrote:
> This message is directed at users of Virtualization in Ubuntu, and
> specifically those who use kqemu in versions of Ubuntu <= 9.04.
> You may safely disregard this message if:
> * you do not care about Virtualization in Ubuntu (kqemu, qemu, kvm), or
> * you're already happily running Ubuntu 9.10, or Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, or
> * you are not using kqemu at all (see: dpkg -l kqemu*)
> As discussed at UDS-Lucid in November last year, upstream QEMU has
> completely dropped support for kqemu, and consequently will not be
> available in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. The decision has been discussed at
> length in several bug reports, mailing list posts, and in IRC. I have
> compiled a set of FAQs here, to help address the recurring questions:
> * http://blog.dustinkirkland.com/2010/04/kqemu-and-ubuntu.html
> * https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Kqemu
> My apologies for the cross-posting. The Ubuntu Server Team is simply
> trying to pro-actively notify users of Ubuntu users of kqemu ahead of
> the 10.04 LTS release, and direct users with recurring questions to
> the FAQ pages on the topic.
Does this warrant a mention in the release notes at
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