Manual Reference Pages - HV_UTILS (4)
- Hyper-V Utilities Driver
To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in
the system kernel configuration file:
.Cd device hyperv
driver provides time keeping, shutdown and heartbeat
guest partitions running on Hyper-V.
Hyper-V is a hypervisor-based virtualization technology from Microsoft.
driver is one of the core drivers required to be present in guest
partitions running on Hyper-V.
This driver provides the following
functionalities to guest partitions:
(a) Time Keeping: The clock inside the guest partition will remain accurate by
synchronizing to the clock on the virtualization server via Timesync service,
and with the help of the pluggable time source device.
(b) Integrated shutdown: Guest partitions running
can be shut down from
Hyper-V Manager console by using the
(c) Heartbeat: This feature allows the virtualization server to detect whether
the guest partition is running and responsive.
first appeared in
.Fx 10.0 .
The driver was developed through a joint effort between Citrix Incorporated,
Microsoft Corporation, and Network Appliance Incorporated.
was first added by
.An Microsoft BSD Integration Services Team Aq firstname.lastname@example.org .
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