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RightImage CentOS Linux 6.0 i386 EBS

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Published by RightScale Open Source on Aug 10, 2011Revision: 2


CentOS Linux 6.0 with the RightScale platform!

This is a RightScale Open Source MultiCloud Image supported by the community only and is an alpha release not recommended for production systems.

Core Features of this series

  • Boots native CentOS 6 (2.6.32-71.29.1.el6) kernel with Amazon PV-GRUB AKIs
  • RightLink 5.6.28, pre-installed and ready (5.6.34 on x86_64)
  • Available in all AWS regions, including ap-northeast-1
  • i686 and x86_64 MCI versions
  • EBS & instance-store MCI versions
  • All compatible instance types supported per AMI
  • Ability to install and reboot with a new kernel (additional kernel devel packages included)
  • ext4 root filesystem, plus XFS support
  • Run Chef and RightScripts
  • No additional daemons/services running on boot (except collectd)
  • Minimal & selective additional packages installed
  • base, updates, centosplus, extras, EPEL, RightScale EPEL and IUS YUM repositories
  • RightScale mirror support for all YUM repos (except IUS)
  • Compatible with RightScale Monitoring & Logging (Chef-configured w/ rs_utils)

The EBS versions of the MCIs add

  • A swap partition, automatically enabled (independent of instance type)
  • A boot partition for installing & testing other kernels via reboot
  • 8GB root EBS volume, ideal for the AWS Free Usage Tier

ServerTemplates this MCI is published and supported with

  • RightScale Linux Server RL 5.6

Build your own CentOS MCI or AMIs with CentOS Machine Image Builder v0.1.

For community support, feedback, bugs & enhancement requests:

For additional information, please see the RightScale OSS Community page on the Support Portal.


Revision 2 | Aug 10, 2011

Initial support for CentOS Linux 6.0.

Revision 1 | Aug 10, 2011

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Support Information

Support is limited to the RightScale Community.

Please post bugs and enhancement requests on the RightScale OSS forums. Feel free to join us on #rightscale IRC.