2013
07.10

A number of people have reported here and on the TechNet forum that there is a problem with this update.  It appears to cause bluescreens of death on hosts that have NIC teams supporting VLAN tagging.  Please do not approve/install this update until further notice.

EDIT:

An alleged fix was included with an updated version of the July 2013 update rollup.

Microsoft has released another update rollup for July 2013 for Windows Server 2012.  There are a number of fixes included that are relevant to Hyper-V.  This update rollup is available through Windows Update: make sure you have WS2012 and Update Rollups enabled and deployed, and please use Cluster Aware Updating to update your clusters!

KB2847176: File system is recognized incorrectly after you extend a CSVFS volume on a Windows Server 2012-based cluster.

Assume that you run the Diskpart.exe command prompt utility to extend a Cluster Shared Volumes File System (CSVFS) volume on a Windows Server 2012-based cluster. The volume extends beyond the size limit of the file system. In this scenario, Disk Manager and Diskpart.exe recognize the file system as a RAW file system instead of as a CSVFS file system.

For example, assume that a file system that was formatted by using an 8 KB cluster size has a size limit of 32 TB. When you extend a CSVFS volume beyond 32 TB, Disk Manager and Diskpart.exe recognize the file system as a RAW file system.

KB2854362: Vmms.exe processes freeze on certain nodes in a Windows Server 2012-based Hyper-V failover cluster.

Assume that you deploy a Windows Server 2012-based Hyper-V failover cluster that is based on a scale-out file server cluster. When a failover starts, the Vmms.exe process freezes on some of the failover cluster nodes. Therefore, several virtual machines are in the offline state.

KB2845653: “0x0000000A” Stop error when you perform a live migration of a virtual machine on a Windows Server 2012-based cluster

Assume that you have a Windows Server 2012-based multiple-node cluster. You try to perform a live migration of a virtual machine that has a duplicated (cloned) MAC address. In this situation, the host computer crashes. Additionally, you receive the following Stop error message:

STOP: 0x0000000A (parameter1, parameter2, parameter3, parameter4)

Notes

  • This Stop error describes an IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL issue.
  • The parameters in this Stop error message vary, depending on the configuration of the computer.
  • Not all “Stop 0x0000000A” errors are caused by this issue

KB727972: Cluster node freezes when you restart a computer in a Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 environment.

Consider the following scenario:

  • You deploy a failover cluster in a Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 environment.
  • You enable the Volume Shadow Copy Service on a cluster disk.
  • You replace a host bus adapter (HBA) on a cluster node.
  • You restart the cluster node.

In this scenario, the cluster node freezes.

KB853952: Active Directory database becomes corrupted when a Windows Server 2012-based Hyper-V host server crashes.

Assume that you have a Windows Server 2012-based virtualized domain controller on a Windows Server 2012-based Hyper-V host server. When the Hyper-V host server crashes or encounters a power outage, the Active Directory database may become corrupted.

This issue occurs because the guest system requests the Hyper-V server to turn off disk caching on a disk. However, the Hyper-V server misinterprets the request and keeps disk caching enabled.

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  1. Don’t install it -> http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/lync/en-US/772562bc-4913-4d62-b304-3364706a0c5f/hyperv-host-node-bughceck-on-mslbfoprovidersys

    Crashes my Cluster with random bluescreens and hosts using LBFO teams.

  2. We would not recommend to install this update when you use Microsoft NIC Teaming together with VLANs. Our Hyper-V Cluster Nodes keeps crashing with Bugcheck D1 in MsLbfoProvider.sys which was updated with this update. Other users are reporting this problem too, see http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/lync/en-US/772562bc-4913-4d62-b304-3364706a0c5f/hyperv-host-node-bughceck-on-mslbfoprovidersys

    There seems to be a private hotfix which you can request via CSS or you can uninstall KB2855336 again to stop the crashing.

    Hope that helps someone not hitting the same error.

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