[Bug 429169] [NEW] ec2: Include kernel modules in AMIs

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Tue Sep 15 02:59:01 BST 2009

On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 12:05:15AM -0000, Scott Moser wrote:
> > The images should do what is necessary to support both UEC and EC2 very
> > well, until such time as we find that it would be more effective to maintain
> > two separate images.
> I read that to indicate that we should have installed in the image
> linux-image-virtual and linux-image-ec2 (or whatever that ends up being
> called). According to [1] the installed size of the -virtual kernel (which
> we'd probably install for UEC) to be < 8MB, and [2] shows the -ec2 flavor
> to be ~ 18M.
> When bug 428692 is fixed, I'd expect a smaller amount of modules in the
> latter, resulting in a smaller installed size.  So, we're looking at less
> than 26M installed into a 10GB filesystem.  So, I agree, that is probably
> a reasonable use of space.


 - mdz

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