[ec2] [ubuntu-cloud] EBSmount: Automatically mount Amazon EC2 EBS devices
etienne.goyer at canonical.com
Fri Apr 16 15:05:43 BST 2010
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.
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!
> Alon Swartz
Technical Account Manager - Canonical Ltd
Ubuntu Certified Instructor - LPIC-3
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