Microsoft introduces beta support for 4 vCPUs Linux VMs

Posted by bink on April 4 2010, 2:41 AM. Posted in Open Source /Linux stuff, Hyper-V.

Yesterday Microsoft has finally released a (beta) version of its Linux Integration Services for Hyper-V virtual machines that support multiple vCPUs.

Specifically, the new component introduces:

  • SMP support for Linux workloads Linux virtual machines running on Hyper-V will be able to use up to 4 virtual CPU’s
  • Timesync Linux VM’s running on Hyper-V will be able to synchronize their time with the parent partition
  • Integrated Shutdown You will be able to shut down a Linux virtual machine gracefully from the Hyper-V manager

Continue at source: Microsoft introduces beta support for 4 vCPUs Linux VMs  virtualization.info