Microsoft has released version 3.1. of the Linux Integration Services for Hyper-V. Linux Integration Services are a set of drivers that enable synthetic device support in supported Linux virtual machines under Hyper-V. The supported operating systems for 3.1 are Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.0 and 6.1 x86 and x64 (Up to 4 vCPU) and [...]
As a part of its interoperability efforts, Microsoft announced it will add support for the CentOS on Hyper-V. CentOS, operating system used mostly in hosting environment, will now be supported by Microsoft and integration components will be available for the installation. As I know, so far hosting companies have been using virtualized CentOS, but probably [...]
Microsoft just announced the availability of the beta version of Linux Integration Services for Hyper-V (version 2.1). In addition to the existing features (networking, storage, and fastpath boot), the 2.1 release adds the following: SMP support for Linux workloads Linux virtual machines running on Hyper-V will be able to use up to 4 virtual [...]
Here is a official statement from Microsoft: When we first released Hyper-V, support for Novell’s SUSE Linux Enterprise Server was a shock to many customers. However, we’ve seen many customers in mixed environments virtualize SUSE Linux alongside their Windows virtual machines. We’ve received many requests for additional Linux distributions, and we worked closely with [...]
Microsoft officially supports SUSE Linux as a guest machine. You can install it and even get a official support from Microsoft if you have some problems. There are also Linux integration components available to download, which can help you enhance your experience using Linux as a guest machine. Ever wondered how the installation process looks [...]
Virtual PC Guy just announced availability of Linux integration components for Hyper-V. If you use Hyper-V, and you have linux virtual machines, you will want to install integration components for Linux on Hyper-V because with them you can have more control of your linux virtual machines and you can easily manage them.