Tag Archive: hyper-v

Jun 24

Hyper-V integration for Ubuntu

Add the following to /etc/initramfs-tools/modules hv_vmbus hv_storvsc hv_blkvsc hv_netvsc Generate a new initrd image update-initramfs –u make sure /etc/network/interfaces is pointed at the synthetic network adapter auto seth0 iface seth0 inet dhcp Thanks RobbieCanuck and ServerFault

Jun 24

Fixed slow Ubuntu in Hyper-V

So, Windows doesn't work well for WordPress. The more plug-ins I install, the more I realize that the world of WordPress is still a Linux-based world. We'll keep Everything is Crap on Windows because our needs are simple for this blog. But, in the future, all my WordPress are belong to Ubuntu. But, because Everything …

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Jan 21

Hyper-V snapshots are cool!

Snapshots in Hyper-V are awesome. No more reinstalling from scratch to fix a boneheaded error. Take a snapshot before you do something dangerous (like messing with users or network settings). Then, no matter what happens, you can return to the EXACT POINT IN TIME from which you took the snapshot. More information about snapshots from …

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Oct 08

Installing Drivers on Hyper-V R2

We've been trying to set up a new network card on our Hyper-V R2 installation. GUI installations don't work. Luckily, there's a utility for that, pnputil.exe. Once we found the right .inf we were able to successfully add and install the network adapter driver.

Jul 02

Sharing from the command line

Messing with Hyper-V this week I came across a situation where I wanted to share a folder, and the Hyper-V only allows you to do so from the command line. So, here's the command I used: net share MyShareName=C:MyShareDrive /GRANT:MyDomainMyUser,FULL Put " around shares and/or folders with spaces.