Linux Integration Services Version v3.3 for Hyper-V

Friday, June 8, 2012

“When installed in a supported Linux virtual machine running on Hyper-V, the Linux Integration Components provide. Driver support: Linux Integration Services supports the network controller and the IDE and SCSI storage controllers that were developed specifically for Hyper-V. Fastpath Boot Support for Hyper-V: Boot devices now take advantage of the block Virtualization Service Client (VSC) to provide enhanced performance. Timesync: The clock inside the virtual machine will remain synchronized with the clock on the virtualization server with the help of the pluggable time source device. Integrated Shutdown: Virtual machines running Linux can be shut down from either Hyper-V Manager...

Linux Integration Services Version v3.2 for Hyper-V

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

“When installed in a supported Linux virtual machine running on Hyper-V, the Linux Integration Components provide. Driver support: Linux Integration Services supports the network controller and the IDE and SCSI storage controllers that were developed specifically for Hyper-V. Fastpath Boot Support for Hyper-V: Boot devices now take advantage of the block Virtualization Service Client (VSC) to provide enhanced performance. Timesync: The clock inside the virtual machine will remain synchronized with the clock on the virtualization server with the help of the pluggable time source device. Integrated Shutdown: Virtual...
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Removing old hardware after a P2V conversion

Friday, July 29, 2011

From time to time I get calls from IT teams that have stability and performance issues after completing P2V conversation. Mr. Eric Siebert wrote a nice manual on the steps that are needed to be done after completing P2V conversation: Removing old hardware after a P2V conversion From my own experience, I recommend also to  remove the following utilities/drivers: 1. Hardware vendor related utilities/drivers (e.g. Raid management utilities etc.). 2. P2V Agent. 3. “Teaming” utilities (Some of them require a manual uninstall process from the network adapter –> properties).
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