We just updated our Windows Server 2012 test setup here to Windows Server
2012 R2 (i.e. using Hyper-V 2012 R2 now).
We are creating new Hyper-V instances using our PXE boot environment (which
boots you into a FreeBSD 9.1 amd64 O/S) - we'd build a Hyper-V aware kernel
etc. from that (after SVN'ing the latest Hyper-V project source).
Hyper-V would take seconds to boot this - but since changing over to R2 it
takes a 'very, very long time'.
The initial PXE bit happens quickly (i.e. seeing the server, and getting
the BTX output out) but then it gets stuck with the \ spinner - it'll spin
for a short time, stop, spin again for a short time, stop again.
It *does complete* if you leave it - but it takes minutes (e.g. around 5-10
This is with creating a 'Generation 1' Hyper-V instance - and replacing the
'Network Card' (which is added by default) with the 'Legacy Network Card'.
Anyone noticed anything similar?
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