The new phone book’s here! The new phone book’s here!
–Navin R Johnson (played by Steve Martin)
The Jerk, 1979
I felt a lot like that recently after I had installed CentOS6.4 on a Hyper-V Server 2012. I had “yum updated” the Linux VM before it dawned on me that I had skipped the whole legacy-network-adapter–install-LIC-swap-adapter-for-synthetic dance. When I … Read the rest
I have written previously about running CentOS on Hyper-V. Subsequently, I updated my VM from CentOS 6.2 to 6.3. When this happened the kernel version changed to 2.6.32 and the drivers that used to support the Hyper-V virtual hardware components do not work. Microsoft has released a newer version of LIC that works with the new kernels. You can … Read the rest
Last year when I did “my first SBS 2008 migration”:http://advisorbits.com/2008/11/sbs_2008_migration_-_what_dvd_drive.html, I wrote a post lamenting the incompatibility of DVD media that needs to be run on 5 (now 6) year old server hardware that only had a CD drive. I alluded to an even bigger issue in virtualized installations, the need to use floppy disks for “The Answer File”:http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc527566. The … Read the rest