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Microsoft: These patches aim to make Linux run as root partition on Hyper-V

September 16, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has submitted a series of patches to Linux kernel developers requesting that Linux run as the root partition on the Hyper-V, its hypervisor software for running Windows and non-Windows instances on hardware.

Microsoft “wants to create a complete virtualization stack with Linux and Microsoft Hypervisor”, according to Microsoft principle software engineer Wei Liu.

Liu has proposed an RFC or request for comment that for now merely implements what are only the “absolutely necessary components to get things running”.

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