by Peter Galli on July 29, 2010 05:02pm

Microsoft hit another milestone today in providing a comprehensive virtualization platform to its customers with the release of the Hyper-V Linux Integration Services for Linux Version 2.1.

The news was announced on Microsoft's Virtualization Team Blog, and you can read the full post here. The drivers can be downloaded here.

This version of the Integration Services for Hyper-V supports Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 / 5.3 / 5.4 / 5.5.

The 2.1 release includes driver support for synthetic devices, Fastpath Boot Support for Hyper-V, Timesync, Integrated Shutdown, Symmetric Multi-Processing (SMP) Support,  Heartbeat and Pluggable Time Source.