FreeBSD on Amazon EC2

David Markey admin at dmarkey.com
Mon May 3 18:25:02 UTC 2010


Eh Xen 4.0 is out.

It will be easier for maintainers to include Xen Dom0 support when pv_ops
hits kernel.org.

Which hopefully wont be too long.


On 3 May 2010 19:16, Guillaume Seigneuret <gs at omegacube.fr> wrote:

> I agree but I think the major problem is that all the Linux distributions
> are abandoning Xen because of its difficulty to maintain. (I fear
> especially
> for Debian which is the main interesting distrib for Xen dom0)
>
> For now the only OS who is maintaining Xen as Dom0 is NetBSD and it’s not
> so
> great by my humble opinion.
>
>
>
> So maybe it would be a good thing to look at alternatives to Xen or
> patiently wait for Xen 4.0 :(
>
>
>
> Cordialement,
>
>
> Guillaume Seigneuret
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> De : Zladivliba Voskuy [mailto:nospampam at hotmail.fr]
> Envoyé : lundi 3 mai 2010 19:54
> À : gs at omegacube.fr
> Cc : freebsd-xen at freebsd.org
> Objet : RE: FreeBSD on Amazon EC2
>
>
>
>
> Thanks for your interesting view on the subject. Yes I guess I too, would
> really love to hear from a FreeBSD developer on this matter. It would be
> great to have at least a 386 version working so some of us could put it on
> ec2 and start with some feedback.
>
> FreeBSD should really be there in my opinion !
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> > From: gs at omegacube.fr
> > To: nospampam at hotmail.fr
> > CC: freebsd-xen at freebsd.org
> > Subject: RE: FreeBSD on Amazon EC2
> > Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2010 20:12:55 +0200
> >
> > Dear Zlabivliba,
> >
> > I think it's going to take a while for FreeBSD to perfectly work as a
> > paravirtualized DomU.
> > SMP doesn't work, there is no AMD64 kernel available, and the stability
> has
> > to be improved under heavy load.
> > I guess the first work will be done on the stability of the virtualized
> OS
> > and then some new feature will appear.
> > Maybe a FreeBSD developer could tell us about this but I also guess this
> is
> > not a priority since they added FreeBSD jails.
> >
> > Cordialement,
> >
> > Guillaume Seigneuret
> >
> >
> >
> > Network and System Security Architect
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> >
> > -----Message d'origine-----
> > De : owner-freebsd-xen at freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-xen at freebsd.org
> ]
> De
> > la part de Zladivliba Voskuy
> > Envoyé : jeudi 29 avril 2010 12:38
> > À : freebsd-xen at freebsd.org
> > Objet : RE: FreeBSD on Amazon EC2
> >
> >
> > Ok, that's a good news. In your opinion what exactly is the work
> remaining
> > to be done for a full implementation, and how long is this going to take
> ?
> >
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> > > From: gs at omegacube.fr
> > > To: freebsd-xen at freebsd.org
> > > Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 17:59:50 +0200
> > > Subject: RE: FreeBSD on Amazon EC2
> > >
> > > For the moment FreeBSD is not stable as a paravirtualized DomU.
> > > I test it for a while and it crashes under heavy load.
> > > If you need to test it, I'm sure it'll work on Amazon EC2 patform but
> > don't
> > > expect have it as a stable production environment.
> > >
> > > Cordialement,
> > >
> > > Guillaume Seigneuret
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Network and System Security Architect
> > > Web : http://www.omegacube.fr
> > > Address :
> > > Hôtel Technologique - BP 100
> > > Technopôle de Château Gombert
> > > 13382 Marseille Cedex 13
> > >
> > > -----Message d'origine-----
> > > De : owner-freebsd-xen at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-xen at freebsd.org]
> > De
> > > la part de Zladivliba Voskuy
> > > Envoyé : mercredi 28 avril 2010 17:41
> > > À : freebsd-xen at freebsd.org
> > > Objet : FreeBSD on Amazon EC2
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi everyone !
> > >
> > > I'm trying to find a solution to run FreeBSD on the Amazon EC2
> platform.
> > > Anyone succeded at building an image that could actually run ?
> > >
> > > There's a lot of interest out there about this subject and my guess is
> > that
> > > FreeBSD would make a great choice for cloud computing. I'd really like
> to
> > > see it working soon.
> > >
> > > Thanks for any input !
> > >
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