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. > > -- > Colin Percival > Security Officer, FreeBSD | freebsd.org | The power to serve > Founder / author, Tarsnap | tarsnap.com | Online backups for the truly > paranoid > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-xen > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-xen-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" -- Vincent Hoffman Sent from my phone so sorry for poor typing. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-xen To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-xen-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"