Release: Linux Integration Services for Microsoft Hyper-V 3.2

Microsoft has released version 3.2 of the Linux Integration Services for its hypervisor Hyper-V. This version is the follow-up of version 3.1 which was released in July this year.

The Linux Integration Services enable synthetic driver support for Virtual Machines running one of the supported Linux Distributions, currently the 32 and 64 bit versions of:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 and 6.1 (up to 4 vCPU)
  • CentOS 6.0 (up to 4 vCPU)

Users of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 en Red Hat Enterpise Linux 5 should still use version 2.1. of the Linux Integration Services for Hyper-V.

Version 3.2 provides the following new features:

  • Integrated mouse support, no longer a seperate package to get integrated mouse support
  • Updated network drivers which work with Hyper-V provided with the Windows 8 Developer Preview
  • Issue fixed with System Center Virtual Machine Manager compatiblity.