[CentOS-devel] HyperV Linux Integration Services added to Centos?Plus?

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 02:03:07 UTC 2011

On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 8:46 PM, Peter J. Pouliot <peter at pouliot.net> wrote:

> I would like have the work we have done for building RHEL 6 rpms used to
> create offical "Centos" signed packages for the LIS included in the
> centos-plus perminately as well as have an offical
> "Centos" media or boot options on the current install media for installing
> as an enlighented guest on hyperv.
A few questions if you don't mind

Are these similar to the packages available here ->

Can these drivers be loaded (or be made to load) via the driver disk option
to the installer? (
  and if so is this an acceptable method to you for loading them?

What license are these drivers covered under?

> Also for the record, it is impossible to install an enlighened centos guest
> on HyperV using your method.  Your method would require installing via
> emulated drivers on emulated devices then recreating the vm using the same
> disk image and all new synthetic (paravirt) devices rather than just
> installing on synthetic devices from the start to take advantage of the
> paravirt/enlightened I/O during install.
> Cheers,
> p
> On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 05:50:13PM -0700, James Peltier wrote:
> > If you have your own RPMS why not just create your own repo (createrepo)
> and include that repo as part of your kickstart?

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