[ubuntu-cloud] EBSmount: Automatically mount Amazon EC2 EBS devices

Etienne Goyer etienne.goyer at canonical.com
Fri Apr 16 15:05:43 BST 2010


Alon,

This is really cool, and it solve a real problem I faced when building 
AMI.  Thanks a bunch, will give it a shot and report.

Cheers,

Etienne


Alon Swartz wrote:
> Hey folks,
> 
> Firstly, sorry for the cross post, I know there is discussion about
> merging the lists, but until then, I thought this subject would interest
> both lists.
> 
> One of the most annoying things about Amazon EBS (Elastic Block Storage)
> is the need to manually mount an EBS when it's attached.
> 
> To solve this annoyance, we developed EBSmount:
> 
>     - Automatically mounts EBS devices when they are attached (via udev)
>     - Supports formatted devices, as well as partitions
>     - Ignores unformatted devices and unsupported filesystems
>     - Device/partition uniquely identifiable mountpoints
>     - Configurable mount options
>     - Hooking scripts execution upon mount
>     - Convenience command for a one step format and mount
>     - Logging
> 
> Documentation: http://www.turnkeylinux.org/blog/ebsmount
> Source code: http://github.com/turnkeylinux/ebsmount
> 
> If you have any feedback, we'd love to hear it!
> 
> 
> Cheers,
> Alon Swartz
> 


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