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A Window, Tux, and the BSD Daemon
Latest release: Bochs 2.6.6

Bochs 2.6.6 is a bugfix release. Here is the list of changes :
  • CPU / CPUDB
    • Allow sandy bridge configuration even when AVX is not compiled in
  • Configure and compile
    • Fixed compilation error when 3dnow support is enabled
    • Speedup Visual Studio build by almost 20% by adding /Gr compiler option
  • Misc
    • Fixed minimizing win32 gui window and resolution change while minimized
    • Added compiled SeaBIOS 1.7.5 image into Bochs tree along with Bochs BIOS images
    • Documentation fixes and updates
The binary packages for Linux and Windows are built with these featues :
  • x86-64 emulation with all optimizations enabled
  • devices:
    • chipset: PCI (i430FX / i440FX), ACPI
    • video: Bochs VBE, Cirrus SVGA and Voodoo1
    • sound: SB16 (ISA) and ES1370 (PCI)
    • network: NE2000 (ISA/PCI) and E1000 (PCI)
    • USB: OHCI, UHCI, xHCI and 7 pluggable device types
  • Display libraries:
    • Linux: nogui, rfb, sdl, term, vncsrv, wx, x
    • Windows: nogui, rfb, win32
Details on what has changed since version 2.6.5


Previous release: Bochs 2.6.5

About a year after the bugfix release 2.6.2 we have a new intermediate (bugfix+) release. Here a brief summary of changes :
  • CPU: extra 5-10% emulation speedup with new trace linking optimization
  • CPU: implemented new instructions (e.g. AVX-512, SHA, XSAVEC)
  • CPUDB: added 2 new CPU models
  • Bugfixes for CPU emulation correctness (including some critical ones)
  • Gui debugger output window now can be used as a log viewer
  • Added built-in slirp (user-mode networking) support (ported from Qemu)
  • Added global sound config option and volume control support to the devices
  • Added new experimental gui 'vncsrv" using the LibVNCServer library
  • Rewrite of the bximage utility in C++ for image creation, conversion and resize

Details on what has changed since version 2.6.2


Bochs Binary and Source Releases

The latest release of Bochs is available in these file formats :
  • Win32 binary NSIS installer package (EXE)
  • Win32 binary with x86-64 CPU + SMP support (ZIP) - Bochs installation is required
  • Win64 binary - Bochs installation is required
  • Linux binary RPM (32 / 64 bit)
  • Platform independant source package (TAR.GZ)
  • Win32 specific source package prepared for MSVC (ZIP)
  • Linux source RPM
You can download any release since March 2001 on the Releases Page.


Download SVN Snapshot

SVN Snapshot: Bochs, like many other open source projects, uses SVN (Subversion) to keep track of source code. Unlike the current release, the SVN version of the sources contains everything the developers have written to this date, and it can change daily (or even hourly). As a result, the SVN version of Bochs will have more features and bug fixes than the release, but also it may be somewhat less stable. You can decide if you prefer to go exploring and try out our newest code, or stick with the better-tested release.

This snapshot is from Sun Aug 24 20:48:00 UTC 2014
The SVN snapshots are provided as a convenience only. Of course, you could also get the same information using SVN itself. Some of the benefits of using SVN directly are: you can get any release or version, view the log messages that say what files were changed, and make patches very easily with "svn diff -u".
  
  
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