On 31 Oct 2010, at 17:17, Colin Percival <cperc...@freebsd.org> wrote:

> On 10/31/10 10:03, Zladivliba Voskuy wrote:
>> I'm trying to shake whatever I can to make whatever possible happen.
>> Good thing you replied. Do you have any idea of a schedule when we could
>> be seeing FreeBSD on EC2 ?
> 
> I've been working on this from time to time over the past couple of years.
> I have some other work I need to do in the short term but some time in the
> next couple of weeks I hope to work on this some more.

Did this thread
http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-xen/2010-August/000550.html

Ever bear any fruit? Seemed hopeful since it was initiated by amazon. 

Vince
> 
>> Opensolaris is dead, so apart from Linux no other Unix run in EC2 ; so I
>> think this would be a good thing for FreeBSD to be there as much a good
>> thing for Amazon to open up to other OSes than Linux/Windows. How much
>> work is needed to make this happen ?
> 
> Amazon is completely open to having other operating systems available on EC2
> (at least, as far as I can tell -- I don't work for Amazon and this is just
> my opinion from talking to them).  The problems have been technical, mostly
> due to FreeBSD's Xen code being in generally poor condition.
> 
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