Category Archives: Hyper-V

Hyper-V Alert: Beware of the Broadcom Nextreme II

Ever since I first installed my Dell PowerEdge 2900 with Virtual Server I have been experiencing issues with the Broadcom Nextreme II Gigabit adapter also known as the BCM5708C. After my latest disaster at a client with Hyper-V RTM I … Continue reading

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Hyper-V will support disks > 2 TB

Yesterday I had a chat with Mike Sterling from the Hyper-V product team at Tech Ed 2008. And guess what? When I told him about my issue with direct attached disks larger than 2 TB, he told me this will … Continue reading

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Hyper-V 2TB limit: A bug turned into a feature for the next version

A few weeks ago I decided to upgrade the storage system in my server. Besides the disks for the OS and VHD files, I have a RAID5 volume of four disks for data storage. As 1 TB disks are becoming … Continue reading

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