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.

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.