this a repost…. but worth noting

The linux Integration Components version 2 are available now. They include Synthetic Network devices for both network and Storage.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c299d675-bb9f-41cf-b5eb-74d0595ccc5c&displaylang=en

Driver support for synthetic devices: The Linux Integration Components support the synthetic network controller and the synthetic storage controller that were developed specifically for Hyper-V.

Fastpath Boot Support for Hyper-V: Boot devices now take advantage of the block Virtualization Service Client (VSC) to provide enhanced performance.

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