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RightImage CentOS Linux 6.2 i686

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Published by RightScale Open Source on Jun 19, 2012Revision: 1



CentOS Linux 6.2 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 ( kernel with Amazon PV-GRUB AKIs
  • RightLink 5.7, pre-installed and ready
  • Available in all (7) AWS regions
  • 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 packages may be required)
  • 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)

Important Notes

For users of block devices (such as EBS volumes and ephemeral storage), please keep in mind the Xen block device mapping change in CentOS >= 6.1 kernels, see

ServerTemplates this MCI is published and supported with

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

For community support, feedback, bugs & enhancement requests:

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


Revision 1 | Jun 19, 2012

First image build for public release/testing.

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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.