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Re: [Nova] smaller image available for testing


Finally got around to testing this.  It is super useful.  This should replace my silly ami-tiny for sure. Scripts in instance data is extremely useful.

What do you think it would take to get one of these with a working version of openvpn (with openssl support)?


On Nov 10, 2010, at 9:56 AM, Scott Moser wrote:

> I'd talked to some people at the summit and mentioned some ttylinux based
> images that we use for testing UEC.
> I've seen people use
> http://c2477062.cdn.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/images.tgz
> as a minimal image / kernel / ramdisk to test with.
> I have these images (i686 and amd64) available
> at http://smoser.brickies.net/ubuntu/ttylinux-uec/ .  They're verified to
> boot and generally function in openstack, ec2, and eucalyptus.
> The images are total download of ~ 20M, and provide
> - ssh server
> - pulling authorized keys from the ec2 metadata service and populating the
>  root user with those keys.
> - executing user data if it begins with '#!'
> - boot quickly
> They're built in a reproducible manner, via code at
> https://code.launchpad.net/~smoser/+junk/ttylinux-uec
> (lp:~smoser/+junk/ttylinux-uec).
> I'm open to suggestions, improvements or people using this in test scenarios.
> Scott
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