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    Linux Integration Components for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V R2

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    Drivers that enable synthetic device support for Linux virtual machines on Hyper-V. This version is deprecated. See the Details section of this page for a link to more information about the latest Linux Integration Services (LIS) availability and supported distributions.
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      Linux Integration Components Read Me.pdf

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        Note: This is a deprecated version of Linux Integration Services (LIS) on Hyper-V. Please refer to the Linux Virtual Machines on Hyper-V topics for up to date information on the LIS feature set, all supported Linux distributions, availability and download locations.

        When installed in a supported Linux virtual machine running on Hyper-V, the Linux Integration Components provide.

        Driver support for synthetic devices: The Linux integration components include support for both the synthetic network controller and synthetic storage controller that have been developed specifically for Hyper-V. These components take advantage of the new high-speed bus, VMBus, which was developed for Hyper-V.

        Fastpath Boot Support: Boot devices now take advantage of the storage VSC to provide enhanced performance.k
    • Supported Operating System

      Hyper-V Server 2008, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

        Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V RTM Update (KB950050) applied

        Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008

        Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V RTM

        Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 RTM
      • 1. Download the file to your local machine.

        2. Double click to extract the files.

        3. Refer to the enclosed Read Me for installation instructions.