Hyper-V Integration Components Patch for FreeBSD 8.2, 8.3, 9.0 and 9.1-BETA1

John Baldwin jhb at freebsd.org
Mon Aug 13 17:47:18 UTC 2012

On Monday, August 13, 2012 6:42:55 am Chris Knight wrote:
> Hello,
> I've created some patchsets based on the beta release of the Hyper-V
> integration components for FreeBSD.
> The patchsets are for 8.2, 8.3, 9.0 and 9.1-BETA1 and can be found here:
> http://blog.chrisara.com.au/2012/08/hyper-v-integration-components-
> Although the Hyper-V kernel modules compile, they'll cause a kernel
> panic if loaded, but I got them built cleanly to allow for easy kernel
> swapping using nextboot.
> Using GEOM labels makes it easy to swap between a Hyper-V enabled
> kernel and a non-Hyper-V enabled kernel.
> It's also worth noting that the Hyper-V network driver is flaky - UDP
> works fairly well, but TCP is very flaky. Haven't yet got to the root
> cause of this.
> The storage performance increase is very nice, as is the heartbeat and
> shutdown capabilities. I've yet to check if KVP functionality is
> included.

Can you post these to virtualization@ as well?

John Baldwin

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