Hyper-V Rollup fixes Clock_WatchDog_Timeout and MEMORY_MANAGEMENT stop errors with newer Intel CPUs

Some more recent Hyper-V processor performance updates released by Intel were not anticipated by Windows Server 2008 R2 and require the following updates. People who were experiencing this problem may have used workarounds to disable ACPI functionality thereby reducing the performance advantages of these newer processors. I am writing this post to raise awareness that the workarounds can be undone after the update is installed restoring the performance of more recent Intel processors. The issues described in KB2264080 are resolved by the rollup package which is automatically available through Windows update More information: For more information, click the following article … Continue reading Hyper-V Rollup fixes Clock_WatchDog_Timeout and MEMORY_MANAGEMENT stop errors with newer Intel CPUs

SCVMM 2008 R2 Rollup releases

It is hot off the press. List of issues that are resolved:SCVMM Server Rollup Issue 1: A high availability virtual machine with a GPT pass-thru disk is reported is reported as “Unsupported Cluster Configuration.”  Issue 2: When you manage VMware Virtual Center that has distributed switches, the Virtual Machine Manager service (Vmmservice.exe) crashes. Issue 3: After Quick Storage Migration is completed, the Failover Cluster Management MMC snap-in reports that the VM still uses the old CSV volume. Issue 4: If a VM is configured with 3 virtual processors, the SCVMM Admin Console crashes. Issue 5: The settings for the virtual … Continue reading SCVMM 2008 R2 Rollup releases