RE: EC2 Instances Future

2013-04-11 Thread Don O'Neil
[mailto:owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Michael Sierchio Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2013 7:44 AM To: Don O'Neil Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: Re: EC2 Instances Future I have constructed several AMIs. If I get a sense for which flavor of instance/OS combos are of interest, I can

Re: EC2 Instances Future

2013-04-11 Thread Arthur Chance
Subject: Re: EC2 Instances Future I still follow Colin's original pattern of using a minimal Linux grub boot EBS device (1GB), ext2fs, with the root partition being on another (ufs2) EBS device. This works very well, with a couple of caveats - - Install e2fsprogs (pkg or port) - you will need

EC2 Instances Future

2013-04-10 Thread jflowers
Is there anything likely to be available in the future (3 months to a year) to avoid the Windows tax on FreeBSD instances for the smaller (t1.micro, m1.small, m1.medium) types? I understand the problem but don't find anything much online about a possible solution. Probably because I don't

Re: EC2 Instances Future

2013-04-10 Thread Michael Sierchio
I still follow Colin's original pattern of using a minimal Linux grub boot EBS device (1GB), ext2fs, with the root partition being on another (ufs2) EBS device. This works very well, with a couple of caveats - - Install e2fsprogs (pkg or port) - you will need it, on occasion when modifying the

RE: EC2 Instances Future

2013-04-10 Thread Don O'Neil
...@freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Michael Sierchio Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 1:05 PM To: jflowers Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: Re: EC2 Instances Future I still follow Colin's original pattern of using a minimal Linux grub boot EBS device (1GB), ext2fs, with the root partition being