New Emulex drivers available at HP support

I have been helping a customer a while with their Hyper-V environment and now I saw on twitter that HP had new Emulex drivers that could be downloaded so I thought that I should give it a try, there has been quite a storm about the problems with VMQ and Emulex and if you want to read more about that you can check out this link to my friends at Hyper-V.nuย . My experience of this problem is that it have been on Gen8 HP blades with a newer Emulex networking on them. Right now I only had G7 to test on.

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As a best practice I run the Hyper-V hosts in Core but that did not give me any issues when installing (yes I use VMM bare-metal deployment and will after verified success update that to have this latest drivers )

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As it is networking drivers I lost my RDP session for a few seconds before it was fully installed and then I could see the result

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And checking with powershell Get-NetAdapter I can verify that the GUI is not lying ๐Ÿ˜›

 

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And also you can see that the VMQ is enabled for my two NICยดs

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Here you can find the HP drivers for in this case a HP BL460 G7ย .

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