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    Linux Integration Services v2.1 for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V R2

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    A set of drivers that enable synthetic device support in supported Linux virtual machines under Hyper-V.
    • Version:

      2.1

      File Name:

      Linux Integration Services v2.1 for Microsoft Hyper-V.EXE

      Date Published:

      7/29/2010

      File Size:

      532 KB

        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.

        • Timesync: The clock inside the virtual machine will remain synchronized with the clock on the host.

        • Integrated Shutdown: Virtual machines running Linux can be shut down from either Hyper-V Manager or System Center Virtual Machine Manager, using the “Shut Down” command.

        • Symmetric Multi-Processing (SMP) Support: Supported Linux distributions can use up to 4 virtual processors (VP) per virtual machine.

        • Heartbeat: Allows the host to detect whether the guest is running and responsive.

        • Pluggable Time Source: A pluggable clock source module is included to provide a more accurate time source to the guest.

    • 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.

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