Linux Additions for Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 updated

A new version of the Linux Additions for Virtual Server is now available from the Microsoft Download Center via the following webpage:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/virtualserver/downloads/linuxguestsupport.mspx

These new Additions add support for some updated distributions of Linux and are designed to work with Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 which is available at http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserversystem/virtualserver

Currently Qualified Linux Guest Operating Systems

The following Linux operating systems have been tested and are on the list of supported guests for Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1:

Enterprise distributions:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (update 7)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 (update 8)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 (update 4)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9.0
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10.0

Standard distributions:

  • Red Hat Linux 9.0
  • SuSE Linux 9.3
  • SuSE Linux 10.0
  • SuSE Linux 10.1
  • SuSE Linux 10.2

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