[ec2-beta] Bundling image?
fish.kungfu at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 03:10:55 GMT 2009
Thanks very much, Eric! :-)
On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 9:16 PM, Eric Hammond <ehammond at thinksome.com>wrote:
> You cannot use the bundle functionality in the AWS console to bundle
> Linux instances; that particular bundling method only works with Windows
> To bundle a running Linux instance, you will want to use the EC2 AMI
> command line tools (ec2-bundle-vol, ec2-upload-bundle) to create and
> upload a new image. Then you'll use the EC2 API tool (ec2-register) or
> another interface to register the uploaded bundle as a new AMI.
> The Amazon EC2 Getting Started Guide has a section on creating a new AMI
> based on a running instance:
> The current official Ubuntu beta(1) AMI does not have the EC2 AMI tools
> installed. You can install a copy from the ubuntu-ec2 PPA:
> sudo apt-get update ; sudo apt-get update
> sudo apt-get install -y --force-yes ec2-ami-tools
> Eric Hammond
> Darren Govoni wrote:
> > I'm new and jazzed too! Well, according to the programmers book, you can
> > bundle and register a private AMI from your running image (linux in the
> > example) and store it on S3 to spawn later. I followed those
> > instructions on my Ubuntu EC2 beta 64 bit image and got this error:
> > Client.InvalidInstanceType: Instance i-3fb53756 does not support
> > bundling.
> > When you say snapshot, do you mean you can spawn new instances of that
> > snapshot?
> > thanks
> > On Sun, 2009-01-25 at 20:02 -0500, Fish Kungfu wrote:
> >> I thought bundling was for Windows instances only. I was able to make
> >> a snapshot of my Ubuntu 8.10 instance as it was running. I hope that
> >> helps. I'm brand new to this, it's got me really jazzed. I hope
> >> someone with more experience will chime in.
> >> ~~Fish~~
> >> On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 7:03 PM, Darren Govoni <darren at ontrenet.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> Pardon if this was mentioned before on the list. My search
> >> turned up
> >> little. I tried to bundle my instance of the beta image (the
> >> 64-bit
> >> large one)I am running, and the tool said it could not bundle
> >> the
> >> running image. Is it not possible with the betas? Or not at
> >> all?
> >> thanks for any tips.
> >> Darren
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