Please contact the FreeBSD foundation and let them know that Amazon
contacted you. The best thing to do IMHO is get Amazon and the
Foundation discussing Xen related things before involving developers.



2009/10/10 Greg Larkin <>:
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> Adrian Chadd wrote:
>> Give me a few days to get stuff together here and I'll see what I can
>> do in -head.
>> Thanks for all your offers of support.
>> adrian
> [...]
> Hi everyone,
> I received an email from a contact @ Amazon AWS yesterday asking about
> the status of the FreeBSD Xen project.  He and I connected earlier this
> year after a short exchange on Twitter and some emails about getting
> FreeBSD AMIs running on Amazon EC2.
> I told him that there was a thread on the freebsd-xen mailing list in
> August.  My understanding is that the primary blocker is funding for the
> developers who have the skills required to bring the Xen support up to
> production quality.  I also figured that it might take even more time to
> then port to the version of Xen used by Amazon.
> I hope to hear back from him soon with his thoughts.  Obviously, it
> would be extremely helpful if Amazon funded the development, presuming
> there would be a long-term financial gain for them.  If anyone has any
> feedback that I should relay to him, let me know.
> I also asked him if he wanted contact information for the FreeBSD/Xen
> developers and other folks who are involved in the project at a high
> level.  I'll post back here if he does.
> Best regards,
> Greg
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