[Ukfreebsd] FreeBSD/EC2

Sevan / Venture37 venture37 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 5 21:14:43 BST 2010

On 05/04/2010 16:44, Robert N. M. Watson wrote:
> On 5 Apr 2010, at 11:42, Sevan / Venture37 wrote:
>> Colin Percival has posted a blog post asking for feedback on
>> FreeBSD EC2 support
>> http://www.daemonology.net/blog/2010-04-05-FreeBSD-EC2.html
> As I understand it, the primary known issue is that EC2 uses an older
> version of the Xen ABI between the hypervisor and the OS kernel, and
> FreeBSD's Xen guest support is for a newer version. I suspect this
> isn't all that hard to fix, but it's definitely real work of the sort
> that a few months of funding would fix pretty efficiently.

Right, Kip Macy commented on the issue briefly last year when he was 
asked about EC2 support:


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