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Thread: Hyper-V 2012 R2 and SLES 11 SP3

  1. Hyper-V 2012 R2 and SLES 11 SP3

    Good Morning,

    I am looking at running SLES on Hyper-V 2012 R2. The SLES looks to happy but in the Windows event log there are a couple of messages about incorrect versions.

    Networking driver in SubTrac loaded but has a different version from the server. Server version 5.0 Client version 3.2
    A storage device in 'SubTrac' loaded but has a different version from the server. Server version 6.0 Client version 5.1

    According to all the documentation, SLES 11 SP3 is supported on Hyper-V 2012 R2.

    The suggested solution to the problem is "To fix this problem, upgrade the integration services."

    The Linux Integration Services for Hyper-V 2012 R2 included RedHat and Centos drivers. For SUSE the driver are supposed to be "built-in".

    Where can I find the latest Linux Integration Services for SLES.

    Thank you.

  2. Re: Hyper-V 2012 R2 and SLES 11 SP3

    Hi David,

    first of all, I have no practical experience with HyperV, I'm just giving advice based on what I can find from different sources.

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2387594/en-us provides information on how to install the SLES side of things (scroll down to the section titled "To use DKMS with Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 or 11:"), including URLs to download the driver source.

    Furthermore, the description of the Linux Integration Services v3.5 download (http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/downl....aspx?id=41554) states "PAE kernel support: Provides drivers that are compatible with PAE enabled Linux virtual machines." - so maybe you need to run a PAE kernel to have these devices supported automatically?

    Regards,
    Jens
    From the times when today's "old school" was "new school"

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