[virt-tools-list] [virt-convert] ec2 export module

Joey Boggs jboggs at redhat.com
Tue Sep 22 21:06:26 UTC 2009

Joey Boggs wrote:
> I've finally gotten the time to port ec2-converter from 
> appliance-tools into virt-convert. This module works a little 
> differently than the normal routine. There is no output configuration 
> file and no disk conversion, rather the disk being mounted, all 
> labeled file systems mounted and rsync'ed into a newly created file 
> system image. The new fs is then injected with all necessary 
> configurations(fstab,ssh, eth0 config, matching kernel rpm, ami-tools 
> and api-tools) The kernel url is hardcoded to the latest Fedora EC2 
> kernel, but can be made to accept any in the future. The same follows 
> with the ec2-api-tools. The output image can then be used against 
> Amazon's ami-tools for bundling/upload.
> Corrensponding EC2 kernel information
> EC2 AKI:   aki-a71cf9ce
> EC2 ARI:   ari-a51cf9cc
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rogue ec2config.py file jumped into parsers directory and got added by 
accident, updated patch has it removed.
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