[nycbug-talk] First Public AMI available for testing

Pete Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Mon Dec 20 19:17:22 EST 2010

On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 11:07:18AM -0500, Francisco Reyes wrote:
> Pete Wright writes:
> >Just had a chance to test out my first AMI based on Colin's
> >FreeBSD 9.0-Current work.  Here is the AMI ID:
> Where can one find instructions on building an AMI for FreeBSD. Is it 
> simmilar to the process on other OSs so one can use the generic 
> instructions at Amazon or was there something spcecial/different needed for 
> FreeBSD?
> Now that FreeBSD is getting closer to having support in Amazon I think 
> it may be a good time to start taking a look at the amazon cloud.

Hi Francisco,
It is the same method for building any AMI on amazon.  The high level
overview is:

- take an existing AMI (i've been using Colin's freebsd 9-CURRENT)
- configure software to suite
- follow instructions on building AMI from existing image

it's all pretty portable and easy to do!


Pete Wright
pete at nomadlogic.org

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