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1answer
35 views

Hyper-v Virtual Network Switch Configuration

I have Hyper-v Running. What I am trying to do is setup a CentOS firewall box which will forward all traffic to the 2nd VM CentOS box which has an internal adapter and only seen by the 1st VM ...
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65 views

hyper-v linux guest udp packet loss

Using a Hyper-V 2012 R2 host, I have (as a test) four CentOS 5 VMs running a UDP streaming application (a high rate of UDP unicast packet streams sent from the VMs to several 1000 "remote listeners"; ...
4
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1answer
169 views

Optimization XFS on Linux guest in Hyper-V (VHDX)

In our company we're using Hyper-V (Windows Server 2012) hypervisor and VM to organize our in-company services in our data-center. I am supposed to set up Ubuntu 12.04 LTS guest for our main database ...
3
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1answer
203 views

Mysterious memory usage in Linux

We have some 64 bits Linux boxes (RHEL6) running on Microsoft Windows 2012 Server (Hypervisor) with the same problem. Those Linux guest servers are running in MS Windows Cloud (Hyper-V) with 16 hosts ...
2
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3answers
665 views

DRBD for Windows / Hyper V

DRBD is a protocol for mirroring the storage on one server with the storage on another. Essentially it gives you a highly available (HA) cluster of storage across two or more physical machines, ...
1
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1answer
698 views

Linux Kernel complaining about TSC when selected clock source is Hyper V

We are running RHEL 6 boxes on HyperV with Windows Server 2012. On a few on our RHEL boxes, I am seeing this error in /var/log/messages kernel: Clocksource tsc unstable (delta = -62519781 ns). ...
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0answers
139 views

Hyper-V: Ubuntu guests running out of memory

We appear to have a problem with Ubuntu guests running out of memory. We have several on 12.04 (LTS) and one on 13.04 and seem to have the same problem. It takes around 30 days from restart to ...
1
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2answers
224 views

Automated Linux VMs on Hyper-V 2012

I have a requirement to create a ton of linux VMs for our customers (we run managed infrastructure) on Hyper-V 2012 in the coming months and I have an issue with automating it. Here is how I need it ...
0
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1answer
117 views

Wndows Azure: “Linux Integration Services for Hyper-V has been removed.”

When I am trying to yum update my centos in Windows Azure, the following appeared Linux Integration Services for Hyper-V has been removed. Please reboot your system. So I reboot it. But ...
2
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3answers
435 views

VMWare vSphere ESXi vs Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 in a mixed environment [closed]

I'm considering some virtualization technologies in our University. And I really don't know which of them to use. VMWare seem to be the default choice, but with the free version of vSphere 5.1 (atual ...
0
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2answers
149 views

Installing Hyper-V using pxelinux in Linux environment

I know Hyper-v can be installed using PXE server but most of the article that I see use Windows Deployment Services or uses two servers, one Linux and one Windows. Is there a way I can automate ...
0
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1answer
938 views

How resolution can be increased in a hyper-v virtual machine of windows 8 [closed]

i already have Windows 8 from MSDNAA. I'm very interested in Hyper-V, so i've created an hyper-v virtual machine with openSUSE. If i connect, i have only a 800x600 resolution. I have not found any ...
2
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1answer
162 views

What is the best way to get kernel 3.2 on Debian 6?

I'm using Hyper-V as hypervisor and there is a need to use Debian 6 in production on it, but as I know it's not supported. I want to use kernel 3.2 with integrated linux integration components. What ...
1
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0answers
259 views

Hyper-V CentOS 6.2 errors after LIC 3.3 installation

I have CentOS 6.2 with LIC 3.3 (Hyper-V), everything is working fine but I have some errors in my /var/log/messages "eth0: Dropping NETIF_F_SG since no checksum feature." "SRAT: Hotplug area too ...
1
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1answer
363 views

SUSE VM looking for wrong partition Ids

I've got a SUSE instance running on a Hyper-V (Win Server 2008 R2) host. Initial install was fine. After setting up Apache, MySQL, etc... I shut down the VM and snapshotted it (So I could revert if ...
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2answers
61 views

SuseVM on MS Hyper-V vs standalone OS [closed]

We are using SuseVM Linux on a MS HyperV server to host our website (Apache2.2). We've been having issues with response times, especially when server load gets heavy, we're talking 3k-10k unique ...
1
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1answer
249 views

Preparing a hyper-v VM image

We have a Hyper-V Windows Server 2k3, and we're hosting multiple VMs on it. However, right now, we always start the VM creation right on the server, i.e. when preparing a new Ubuntu image, I just ...
2
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1answer
287 views

Building a minimal HAProxy VM. Where to start?

I want to build a minimal VM (in Hyper-V on Windows 2008 R2) that runs HAProxy to load balance a bunch of web services. Is there a preferred Linux distribution that provides a small, yet functional ...
5
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2answers
2k views

Run Linux on Hyper-V Server

I'm planning to host a few Linux servers on commodity hardware (the one I can buy from newegg.com for less than $1,000). I had very bad experience regarding hardware support in Linux. I'm not sure ...
1
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2answers
791 views

Convert physical centos to VHD

Is there any software to convert physical machine with centOS operationg system to VHD image?
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5answers
6k views

How do I configure networking on CentOS 6 running on hyper-v?

I'm not using legacy adapters, and i've installed Linux Integration Components 3.2. THe problem i'm facing is that the command 'setup' or 'system-config-network' doesn't list any network interfaces. ...
1
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1answer
196 views

Linux software RAID-5: failed drive doesn't degrade the array

I have a CentOS 6.0 install sitting in a Hyper-V VM. I'm trying out some of the software RAID features of Linux and I've got a RAID-5 array made up of virtual SCSI disks. Most of it works fine: if I ...
2
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1answer
275 views

Is there a way to capture a Hyper-V VHD image of a running Linux (Centos) server?

I have a linux server running Centos (actually its a PBX running Trixbox) that I want to migrate to a Hyper-V based VM so that the physical server can be repurposed. Is it possible to capture a VHD ...
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2answers
659 views

Micrsosoft Hyper V with Linux - No network connection [closed]

Trying to get Linux installation working on a Microsoft server Hyper V machine. Install of Hyper V server and client goes fine as does Linux however when booting up the Linux virtual, it's not ...
0
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1answer
985 views

How to move Ubuntu Server guest on ESXi to Hyper-V?

We desperately need a solution to move a server fro ESXI to Hyper-V. Server guest is Ubuntu intranet server. We have tried a few options but this is a critical server and SCVMM is just not ...
2
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2answers
2k views

time / timezone of Linux VM on Hyper-V

HI there I installed a CentOS VM on Hyper-V server and am quite confused on the time settings. my Hyper-V is set to (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US&Canada), and when installed the CentOS VM, on ...
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2answers
1k views

How to get Linux udev to play nice with Hyper-V IC synthetic network driver

I managed to get the Debian 6.0.1 to work with the Microsoft Hyper-V synthetic drivers, thanks to this question. However, if I don't remove the entry for the synthetic ethernet card from ...
1
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1answer
398 views

How to install Linux VM on Microsoft Hyper-V

I am looking for step-by-step guide to do so. I can go for any easy to work with Linux distribution , may be UBUNTU. But Hyper-V page says it officially supports only SUSE and REDHAT, others can be ...
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3answers
1k views

Hyper-V 2008 R2 synthetic networking stops working with linux 2.6.32.15

so I thought I'd give Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise a try on my Homeserver (yes, it's legit... got it from msdnaa). First thing to throw at it was my firewall which runs IPFire. This ...
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1answer
208 views

Os template failed for creation , but works good with rebuild ONLY

i made a cPanel os template with os centos , when i create new Openvz vps from HyperVm control panel it shows failed and the error message way too long , i will post some lines from the error :- VM ...
1
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1answer
401 views

Hyper-V Ubuntu 10.04 Network hit and miss

So I installed 10.04 on Hyper-V R2. While booting up the VM I have a ping -t xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx (The Ubuntu Guest IP address) and it actually gets a response for about 10 seconds after you see the login ...
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3answers
148 views

Bad Practice To Mix and Match?

So we received a lot of great software from Microsoft's Bizspark program. This in turn started our use of Hyper-V. Overall I really enjoy the product. However it is not the greatest solution for Linux ...
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2answers
2k views

Hyper-V Ubuntu 10.04 Server Hard Disk Size

I am trying to install Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server on Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V. I have setup a hard drive that is 400GB. Yet every time I try to install it only recognizes it as a 136gb drive. I have tried ...
2
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2answers
2k views

IPFire firewall under Hyper-V. How to get synthetic devices working?

The latest version of IPFire (v2.7 core 38) uses the linux 2.6.32.15 kernel. This includes Microsoft's Hyper-V synthetic drivers. How do I get them working? When IPFire boots, it loads the hv_vmbus ...
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4answers
854 views

Which linux distro to use? Hyper-V hosting

Not a linux geek I am looking for a recommendation which Linux distro to use for a hyper-v based hosting envfironment (so access to the enlightment part easily is important). I Would also love to ...
0
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1answer
65 views

Linux and Windows Server Setup

I have an win 2008 R2 machine (a home machine of mine) that I am messing around with and learning the server technologies. I also wanted to try out oracle, and was wondering if its possible to setup ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Linux in Windows Server 2008 R2 + Hyper-V Environment

Other than the two supported Linux distributions (RHEL & SUSE Enterprise), is there any FREE alternatives suitable for Windows Server 2008 R2 + Hyper-V environment, which has the following ...
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3answers
5k views

Linux bridging not forwarding packets

I am trying to set up a Linux bridge with 2 ethernet interfaces and cannot get it to work correctly. I am using Gentoo Linux and thought it would be quite easy but I end up having trouble getting ...
2
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3answers
2k views

Creating a file server - How can I use a large VHD file in Hyper-V? (700GB)

After a few discussions (here, here, and here), I am still unable to create a simple VM that will be used as a fileserver hosted on my Hyper-V box. I have created a fixed 700GB SCSI drive (.vhd file), ...
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2answers
1k views

Why is my Fedora HD STILL coming up as 127 GB?

After posting this question, and creating a fixed 700GB disk in Hyper-V, when I mount Fedora 11 to a CD and go to install it only shows 127GB of space to write to. How can I use all 700GB on the ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Installing Hyper-V Integration Components on Linux

Some big news this week was Microsoft released the Hyper-V integration components for Linux source code under the GPL v2. I just installed Ubuntu Server 9.04 in a Hyper-V VM with a Legacy Network ...