Microsoft Releases Linux Integration Services 3.5 for Hyper-Vf


Microsoft is making room for more Linux distros on its virtualization platform with the release of Linux Integration Services 3.5 (LIS 3.5) for Hyper-V. Linux Integration Services is a driver package that provides “synthetic device support in supported Linux virtual machines under Hyper-V,” describes Microsoft in the product download page.

Specifically, the software provides driver support, developed specifically for Hyper-V, for network controllers and IDE and SCSI storage controllers along with support for Fastpath boot, symmetric multiprocessing, KVP (Key Value Pair) exchange and jumbo frames, among several other capabilities. 

Read more at eWeek.