Fedora EC2 image build instructions
markmc at redhat.com
Fri Sep 2 06:14:28 UTC 2011
On Thu, 2011-09-01 at 12:51 -0500, Justin M. Forbes wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-08-30 at 21:13 +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> > Hi Justin,
> > On Fri, 2011-07-29 at 15:22 -0500, Justin M. Forbes wrote:
> > > A walkthrough has been posted with instructions for building your own
> > > Fedora based EC2 images (both S3 and EBS backed) on the Fedora Wiki:
> > >
> > > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Cloud_SIG/EC2_Creation
> > >
> > > As a part of this, appliance definition files have been added to the
> > > cloud-kickstarts git repository fedorahosted.org:
> > >
> > > http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=cloud-kickstarts.git
> > Thanks for the instructions, most helpful!
> > I see you've got kickstart files as well as boxgrinder appliance
> > definition files. What tool do you use to build from the kickstart file?
> Glad you find them helpful... The kickstart files are in place for koji
> builds, but should be usable with anything that uses kickstart. I
> believe koji is using appliance-creator to do the actual image builds.
Ah, okay - I'll poke at that.
> Just a warning, there is some post work required for taking the images
> from appliance-creator -> EC2. Jay has been working on redoing scripts
> to make them publicly consumable and they should also end up in the
> cloud-kickstarts repo.
Cool. Even some rough notes in the wiki page on what the post-build work
involves would be great.
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