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RightImage Debian 6.0.1 (squeeze) i386 RL 5.6.28

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Published by RightScale Open Source on Apr 06, 2011Revision: 1


Debian GNU/Linux 6.0.1 (squeeze) with the RightScale platform!

Core Features of this series:

  • Debian 6.0.1 update (addresses security & stability)
  • Boots native Debian Xen kernels with Amazon PV-GRUB AKIs
    • Natively-compiled RightLink 5.6.28, pre-installed and ready
    • Available in all AWS regions, including ap-northeast-1
    • i386 and amd64 (x86_64) MCI versions
    • EBS & instance-store MCI versions
    • All compatible instance types supported per AMI
    • Run EC2 user data scripts on boot ( style)
    • Ability to install and reboot with a new kernel
    • ext3 root filesystem, plus XFS support
    • Run Chef and RightScripts
    • No additional daemons/services running on boot
    • Minimal & selective additional packages installed
    • The 'standard' tasksel task incl. in addition to base packages
    • Default Debian main Apt source uses a locally geographic mirror
    • Compatible with RightScale Monitoring & Logging (chef configured)

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 5.6.28
  • Build your own Debian MCI or AMIs with Debian Machine Image Builder v0.1

For community support, feedback, bugs & enhancement requests:

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


Revision 1 | Apr 06, 2011

Initial commit for public release.

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