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qemu2 QEMU CPU Emulator
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Port Added: 2019-04-18 23:06:58
Last Update: 2019-06-04 15:17:39
SVN Revision: 503475
License: GPLv2
QEMU is a FAST! processor emulator using dynamic translation to achieve
good emulation speed.
QEMU has two operating modes:

    * Full system emulation. In this mode, QEMU emulates a full system
(for example a PC), including a processor and various peripherials.
It can be used to launch different Operating Systems without rebooting
the PC or to debug system code.
    * User mode emulation (Linux host only). In this mode, QEMU can launch
Linux processes compiled for one CPU on another CPU. It can be used to
launch the Wine Windows API emulator or to ease cross-compilation and

As QEMU requires no host kernel patches to run, it is very safe and easy to use.

See also the preconfigured system images on
Many live cd isos also work.

SVNWeb : Homepage
    Pseudo-pkg-plist information, but much better, from make generate-plist
    Expand this list (147 items)
  1. /usr/local/share/licenses/qemu2-2.12.1_1/
  2. /usr/local/share/licenses/qemu2-2.12.1_1/LICENSE
  3. /usr/local/share/licenses/qemu2-2.12.1_1/GPLv2
  4. bin/qemu-ga
  5. bin/qemu-i386
  6. bin/qemu-img
  7. bin/qemu-io
  8. bin/qemu-keymap
  9. bin/qemu-nbd
  10. bin/qemu-sparc
  11. bin/qemu-sparc64
  12. bin/qemu-system-aarch64
  13. bin/qemu-system-alpha
  14. bin/qemu-system-arm
  15. bin/qemu-system-cris
  16. bin/qemu-system-hppa
  17. bin/qemu-system-i386
  18. bin/qemu-system-lm32
  19. bin/qemu-system-m68k
  20. bin/qemu-system-microblaze
  21. bin/qemu-system-microblazeel
  22. bin/qemu-system-mips
  23. bin/qemu-system-mips64
  24. bin/qemu-system-mips64el
  25. bin/qemu-system-mipsel
  26. bin/qemu-system-moxie
  27. bin/qemu-system-nios2
  28. bin/qemu-system-or1k
  29. bin/qemu-system-ppc
  30. bin/qemu-system-ppc64
  31. bin/qemu-system-ppcemb
  32. bin/qemu-system-riscv32
  33. bin/qemu-system-riscv64
  34. bin/qemu-system-s390x
  35. bin/qemu-system-sh4
  36. bin/qemu-system-sh4eb
  37. bin/qemu-system-sparc
  38. bin/qemu-system-sparc64
  39. bin/qemu-system-tricore
  40. bin/qemu-system-unicore32
  41. bin/qemu-system-x86_64
  42. bin/qemu-system-xtensa
  43. bin/qemu-system-xtensaeb
  44. bin/qemu-x86_64
  45. man/man1/qemu.1.gz
  46. man/man7/qemu-block-drivers.7.gz
  47. man/man1/qemu-img.1.gz
  48. man/man7/qemu-ga-ref.7.gz
  49. man/man7/qemu-qmp-ref.7.gz
  50. man/man8/qemu-ga.8.gz
  51. man/man8/qemu-nbd.8.gz
  52. @sample etc/qemu-ifup.sample
  53. @sample etc/qemu-ifdown.sample
  54. share/qemu/QEMU,tcx.bin
  55. share/qemu/QEMU,cgthree.bin
  56. share/qemu/bios-256k.bin
  57. share/qemu/bios.bin
  58. share/qemu/canyonlands.dtb
  59. share/qemu/efi-e1000.rom
  60. share/qemu/efi-e1000e.rom
  61. share/qemu/efi-eepro100.rom
  62. share/qemu/efi-ne2k_pci.rom
  63. share/qemu/efi-pcnet.rom
  64. share/qemu/efi-rtl8139.rom
  65. share/qemu/efi-virtio.rom
  66. share/qemu/efi-vmxnet3.rom
  67. share/qemu/hppa-firmware.img
  68. share/qemu/qemu_vga.ndrv
  69. share/qemu/s390-netboot.img
  70. share/qemu/u-boot-sam460-20100605.bin
  71. share/qemu/vgabios.bin
  72. share/qemu/vgabios-cirrus.bin
  73. share/qemu/vgabios-qxl.bin
  74. share/qemu/vgabios-stdvga.bin
  75. share/qemu/vgabios-virtio.bin
  76. share/qemu/vgabios-vmware.bin
  77. share/qemu/palcode-clipper
  78. share/qemu/ppc_rom.bin
  79. share/qemu/openbios-ppc
  80. share/qemu/openbios-sparc32
  81. share/qemu/openbios-sparc64
  82. share/qemu/pxe-e1000.rom
  83. share/qemu/pxe-eepro100.rom
  84. share/qemu/pxe-ne2k_pci.rom
  85. share/qemu/pxe-rtl8139.rom
  86. share/qemu/pxe-pcnet.rom
  87. share/qemu/pxe-virtio.rom
  88. share/qemu/petalogix-ml605.dtb
  89. share/qemu/spapr-rtas.bin
  90. share/qemu/slof.bin
  91. share/qemu/s390-ccw.img
  92. share/qemu/linuxboot.bin
  93. share/qemu/linuxboot_dma.bin
  94. share/qemu/multiboot.bin
  95. share/qemu/sgabios.bin
  96. share/qemu/skiboot.lid
  97. share/qemu/trace-events-all
  98. share/qemu/petalogix-s3adsp1800.dtb
  99. share/qemu/bamboo.dtb
  100. share/qemu/kvmvapic.bin
  101. share/qemu/qemu-icon.bmp
  102. share/qemu/qemu_logo_no_text.svg
  103. share/qemu/u-boot.e500
  104. share/qemu/keymaps/ar
  105. share/qemu/keymaps/bepo
  106. share/qemu/keymaps/common
  107. share/qemu/keymaps/cz
  108. share/qemu/keymaps/da
  109. share/qemu/keymaps/de
  110. share/qemu/keymaps/de-ch
  111. share/qemu/keymaps/en-gb
  112. share/qemu/keymaps/en-us
  113. share/qemu/keymaps/es
  114. share/qemu/keymaps/et
  115. share/qemu/keymaps/fi
  116. share/qemu/keymaps/fo
  117. share/qemu/keymaps/fr
  118. share/qemu/keymaps/fr-be
  119. share/qemu/keymaps/fr-ca
  120. share/qemu/keymaps/fr-ch
  121. share/qemu/keymaps/hr
  122. share/qemu/keymaps/hu
  123. share/qemu/keymaps/is
  124. share/qemu/keymaps/it
  125. share/qemu/keymaps/ja
  126. share/qemu/keymaps/lt
  127. share/qemu/keymaps/lv
  128. share/qemu/keymaps/mk
  129. share/qemu/keymaps/modifiers
  130. share/qemu/keymaps/nl
  131. share/qemu/keymaps/nl-be
  132. share/qemu/keymaps/no
  133. share/qemu/keymaps/pl
  134. share/qemu/keymaps/pt
  135. share/qemu/keymaps/pt-br
  136. share/qemu/keymaps/ru
  137. share/qemu/keymaps/sl
  138. share/qemu/keymaps/sv
  139. share/qemu/keymaps/th
  140. share/qemu/keymaps/tr
  141. share/locale/bg/LC_MESSAGES/
  142. share/locale/de_DE/LC_MESSAGES/
  143. share/locale/fr_FR/LC_MESSAGES/
  144. share/locale/it/LC_MESSAGES/
  145. share/locale/hu/LC_MESSAGES/
  146. share/locale/tr/LC_MESSAGES/
  147. share/locale/zh_CN/LC_MESSAGES/
  148. Collapse this list.
Dependency lines:
  • qemu2>0:emulators/qemu2

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/emulators/qemu2/ && make install clean
To add the package: pkg install qemu2

PKGNAME: qemu2

There is no flavor information for this port.


TIMESTAMP = 1535379498
SHA256 (qemu/2.12.1/qemu-2.12.1.tar.xz) = 33583800e0006cd00b78226b85be5a27c8e3b156bed2e60e83ecbeb7b9b8364f
SIZE (qemu/2.12.1/qemu-2.12.1.tar.xz) = 35416404

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Build dependencies:
  1. texi2html : textproc/texi2html
  2. gmake : devel/gmake
  3. pkgconf>=1.3.0_1 : devel/pkgconf
  4. bison : devel/bison
  5. python3.6 : lang/python36
  6. makeinfo : print/texinfo
  7. msgfmt : devel/gettext-tools
  8. sdl2-config : devel/sdl20
  9. xorgproto>=0 : x11/xorgproto
  10. x11.pc : x11/libX11
  11. xext.pc : x11/libXext
  12. x11.pc : x11/libX11
  13. xext.pc : x11/libXext
  14. pixman-1.pc : x11/pixman
  15. perl5>=5.28.r1<5.29 : lang/perl5.28
Runtime dependencies:
  1. x11.pc : x11/libX11
  2. xext.pc : x11/libXext
  3. x11.pc : x11/libX11
  4. xext.pc : x11/libXext
  5. pixman-1.pc : x11/pixman
Library dependencies:
  1. : security/nettle
  2. : x11-fonts/fontconfig
  3. : print/freetype2
  4. : ftp/curl
  5. : security/gnutls
  6. : x11/libxkbcommon
  7. : graphics/libepoxy
  8. : graphics/libdrm
  9. : devel/pcre2
  10. : graphics/png
  11. : security/cyrus-sasl2
  12. : net/vde2
  13. : graphics/mesa-libs
  14. : graphics/libGLU
  15. : accessibility/atk
  16. : graphics/cairo
  17. : graphics/gdk-pixbuf2
  18. : devel/glib20
  19. : devel/gettext-runtime
  20. : x11-toolkits/gtk30
  21. : textproc/libxml2
  22. : x11-toolkits/pango
  23. : x11-toolkits/vte3
  24. : devel/gettext-runtime
  25. : graphics/jpeg-turbo
  26. : devel/sdl20
There are no ports dependent upon this port

Configuration Options
===> The following configuration options are available for qemu2-2.12.1_1:
     CURL=on: Data transfer support via cURL
     DOCS=on: Build and/or install documentation
     GNUTLS=on: gnutls dependency (vnc encryption)
     GTK3=on: GTK+ 3 GUI toolkit support
     JPEG=on: jpeg dependency (vnc lossy compression)
     NCURSES=on: Console (text) interface support
     OPENGL=on: 2D/3D rendering support via OpenGL
     PCAP=on: pcap dependency (networking with bpf)
     PNG=on: png dependency (vnc compression)
     SAMBA=off: samba dependency (for -smb)
     SASL=on: cyrus-sasl dependency (vnc encryption)
     STATIC_LINK=off: Statically link the executables
     USBREDIR=off: usb device network redirection (experimental!)
     VDE=on: vde dependency (for vde networking)
     X11=on: X11 (graphics) support
     X86_TARGETS=off: Build only x86 system targets
===> Use 'make config' to modify these settings

cpe gl gmake gnome pkgconfig bison perl5 python:build tar:xz makeinfo gettext jpeg ncurses:base sdl

FreeBSD host notes

- Needs to set sysctl in order to use /dev/tap*
  networking as non-root.  Don't forget to adjust device node permissions in

- slirp (usermode networking) is fixed now in cvs, on FreeSBIE 1.0 guests you
  still have to manually do: echo nameserver >/etc/resolv.conf but
  i've been told that that's normal.  (fixed on FreeSBIE 1.1.) And you have
  to wait a bit for dhclient to do its thing; traffic to address is
  routed to 127.1 on the host.

- Expect timer problems when guest kernel HZ is > hosts, for example time
  sleep 1 takes 49 seconds and booting sleeps for minutes at the acd0 probe
  with a FreeSBIE 1.0 guest, thats because its kernel is built with HZ=5000,
  and FreeBSD's default is 100...  (no longer a problem with FreeSBIE 1.1.)
  The linux 2.6 kernel uses 1000 by default btw.  (changed to 250 later, and
  recent linux kernels now no longer have a fixed HZ, aka `tickless
  kernel'...)  Enabling /dev/rtc doesn't seem to help either (not included
  since it needs a patch to emulators/rtc.)

- Update: the above problem has gotten worse with FreeBSD guests
  somewhere before 8.0, mainly since the kernel now usually wants
  double or even quadruple number of timer irqs compared to HZ if
  it detects an apic (and at least early versions of FreeBSD 8 had
  a bug that essentially halved qemu's clock rate too); the only
  reason you usually don't see symptoms of this with FreeBSD 8
  guests is they automatically reduce their HZ to 100 when running
  in a VM while the default for the host kernel is still HZ=1000.
  Workaround: you can disable the apic clock in the guest by setting


  in loader.conf(5) (or manually at the loader prompt), if that
  doesn't work the only things you can do is either reduce the
  guest's HZ to, say, 100 by setting e.g.


  from the loader as above (which usually is a good idea in a VM
  anyway and FreeBSD 8 now does by itself as mentioned), or otherwise
  increase the host's HZ to 2000 or even 4000 from the loader in
  the same way.

- The -smb option (smb-export local dir to guest using the default
  slirp networking) needs the samba port/package installed
  in addition to qemu. (SAMBA knob.)

- If you want to use usb devices connected to the host in the guest
  yot need either recent 10-current (not tested yet much) or you can
  use usbredir over the network (see below); also unless you are
  running qemu as root you then need to fix permissions for /dev/ugen*
  device nodes: if you are on 5.x or later (devfs) put a rule in
  /etc/devfs.rules, activate it in /etc/rc.conf and run /etc/rc.d/devfs
  restart.  Example devfs.rules:

	add path 'ugen*' mode 660 group operator

  corresponding rc.conf line:


- If you want to test the new (in 0.15.0) usb network redirection (USBREDIR
  option) see this thread by Hans de Goede <hdegoede <at>>:


  Example usage:

  1) Start usbredirserver for a usb device:
  sudo usbredirserver 045e:0772
  2) Start qemu with usb2 support + a chardev talking to usbredirserver +
     a usb-redir device using this chardev:
  qemu -usb \
    -readconfig docs/ich9-ehci-uhci.cfg \
    -chardev socket,id=usbredirchardev,host=localhost,port=4000 \
    -device usb-redir,chardev=usbredirchardev,id=usbredirdev ...

  [you would replace docs/ich9-ehci-uhci.cfg with e.g.
  /usr/local/share/doc/qemu/docs/ich9-ehci-uhci.cfg, but turns out
  ehci was broken for me here with FreeBSD guests and the previous
  qemu version at least, I got:

	FETCHENTRY: entry at 22C5484 is of type 2 which is not supported yet
processing error - resetting ehci HC
	Assertion failed: (0), function ehci_advance_state, file /data/ports/emulators/qemu-devel/work/qemu-0.15.0/hw/usb-ehci.c, line 2045.

  The new qemu version works better tho.]

- Still usb: since the hub is no longer attached to the uchi controller and
  the wakeup mechanism, resume interrupt is not implemented yet linux guests
  will suspend the bus, i.e. they wont see devices usb_add'ed after its
  (linux') uhci module got loaded.  Workaround: either add devices before
  linux loads the module or rmmod and modprobe it afterwards.  [Not sure
  if this still applies to the new libusb host code used on recent

- If you get repeated `atapi_poll called!' console messages with FreeBSD
  guests or other weird cdrom problems then thats probably because the guest
  has atapicam loaded, which for reasons still to be determined has problems
  with qemu's now by default enabled cdrom dma.  You can build the port with
  CDROM_DMA disabled to disable it.  [Looks like this is fixed in recent
  FreeBSD guest versions.]

- If you build qemu wihout SDL and then get crashes running it try passing it
  -nographic.  This should probably be default in that case...

- qemu's network boot roms (-boot n) have a bug when bootfiles sizes are a
  multiple of blksize, if this affects you (like with FreeBSD's /boot/pxeboot)
  you can do like

	cp /boot/pxeboot pxeboot-qemu && chmod +w pxeboot-qemu && echo >>pxeboot-qemu

  and then use pxeboot-qemu.  Actually you need recent btx code
  (from after 7.0 was released) because of the real mode boot
  problem, so use at least pxeboot from there.  And I just did that
  for the pxeboot extracted out of

  and placed it here:

- If you use slirp (usernet, the default) and want to mount nfs into the guest
  and you are not running qemu as root, then mountd(8) on the exporting box
  needs to be run with -n in order to accept requests from ports >= 1024.

- (not FreeBSD-specific:) There have been reports of qcow2 corruption with (at
  least) win2k guests on recent kvm (which uses similar qcow2 code than qemu
  now, see this thread: -

  the consensus on that thread seems to be that qcow(2) code has always been
  experimental and you should use raw images if you want reliability; raw is
  also usually faster.)  You should be able to migrate existing images to raw
  using qemu-img(1)'s convert function; raw doesn't support advanced features
  like snapshots tho.  [a few important qcow2 bugfixed have been committed in
  the meantime so this _might_ be less of an issue now; and meanwhile there
  also is the new qed format - I don't know how stable that one is.]

- (also not FreeBSD-specific:)  It is recommended to pass raw images using the
  new -drive syntax, specifying format=raw explicitly in order to avoid
  malicious guests being able to exploit the format autodetection thats
  otherwise getting used.  (Not that you should run malicious guests anyway,
  but this eleminates at least a known attack vector.)

- qemu now has improved physical cdrom support, but still there is at
  least one known problem: you need to have the guest eject the disc if you
  want to change it/take it out, or otherwise the guest may continue using
  state (like size) of the old disc.  (You can also do like `change ide1-cd0
  /dev/acd0' in the monitor after taking out the disc if a guest cannot eject
  it itself.)

- The default configuration location (qemu-ifup script etc.) has been changed
  from /etc to PREFIX/etc (usually /usr/local/etc).  Move your files

- The pcap code (-net nic... -net pcap,ifname=...) should work properly now,
  with only one exception:  Advanced features like TSO used on the host
  interface can cause oversize packets which now do get truncated to avoid
  confusing/panicing guests but of course still will cause retransmissions.
  So if you see slow throughput and `pcap_send: packet size > ..., truncating'
  messages on qemu's tty try disabling TSO etc on the host interface at least
  while using pcap.

- kqemu is no longer supported in qemu upstream after the 0.11 branch
  was created, which means also not in this version.  (Linux has moved
  on to kvm now for qemu(-like) virtualization needs, so if you want qemu
  to go faster and don't want to switch to virtualbox or stick to the older
  emulators/qemu port which is at 0.11.1 atm and as such still supports
  kqemu you should help getting the FreeBSD kvm port updated and


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04 Jun 2019 14:17:39
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.12.1_1
antoine search for other commits by this committer
Switch default version of samba from 4.7 to 4.8

With hat:	portmgr
18 Apr 2019 23:06:43
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.12.1
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[NEW] emulators/qemu2: 2.X version of emulators/qemu

- Remove GNS3 OPTION
- Update dependency to gtk30 and sdl20
- Limit PORTSCOUT to 2.X verrsion only

Number of commits found: 2

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