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==Running public Arch AMIs==
 
==Running public Arch AMIs==
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===AMI Images from Uplink Labs===
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Uplink Labs creates new images approximately twice a month, for a number of regions:
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http://www.uplinklabs.net/projects/arch-linux-on-ec2/
  
 
===Archlinux AMI===
 
===Archlinux AMI===
New 64 bit AMIs available in all regions! They are updated as of 2012-10-19. I'm working on writing up a how to and will post when it's done. [[User:Beowuff|Beowuff]] ([[User talk:Beowuff|talk]]) 18:20, 17 July 2012 (UTC)
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These were updated as of 2012-10-19.
  
 
*ami-6ee95107 = US East (N. Virginia)
 
*ami-6ee95107 = US East (N. Virginia)
 
*ami-bcf77e8c = US West (Oregon)
 
*ami-bcf77e8c = US West (Oregon)
 
*ami-337d5b76 = US West (N. California)
 
*ami-337d5b76 = US West (N. California)
*ami-1759a63 = EU (Ireland)
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*ami-17595a63 = EU (Ireland)
 
*ami-6af9b938 = Asia Pacific (Singapore)
 
*ami-6af9b938 = Asia Pacific (Singapore)
 
*ami-8cad138d = Asia Pacific (Tokyo)
 
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===Other AMIs===
 
===Other AMIs===
Verified working public arch liunx AMIs are below
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==Building Arch AMIs==
 
==Building Arch AMIs==
  
linux-ec2 in AUR compiles the Arch linux kernel for AWS with Xen modules enabled and the XSAVE patch applied.
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{{AUR|linux-ec2}} in [[AUR]] compiles the Arch linux kernel for AWS with Xen modules enabled and the XSAVE patch applied.
 
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==Updated Images==
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Up-to-date (as of 12/25/2012) Amazon EC2 AMI images for Arch Linux can be found here:
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http://www.uplinklabs.net/projects/arch-linux-on-ec2/
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Running public Arch AMIs

AMI Images from Uplink Labs

Uplink Labs creates new images approximately twice a month, for a number of regions:

http://www.uplinklabs.net/projects/arch-linux-on-ec2/

Archlinux AMI

These were updated as of 2012-10-19.

  • ami-6ee95107 = US East (N. Virginia)
  • ami-bcf77e8c = US West (Oregon)
  • ami-337d5b76 = US West (N. California)
  • ami-17595a63 = EU (Ireland)
  • ami-6af9b938 = Asia Pacific (Singapore)
  • ami-8cad138d = Asia Pacific (Tokyo)
  • ami-6259807f = South America (Sao Paulo)

Other AMIs

Verified working public arch linux AMIs are below

AMI          Store Build   Release     Kernel Last verified
ami-07be766e  EBS  64 bit  2011-04-15  3.0+   2012-01-14    
ami-19be7670  EBS  64 bit  2011-11-18  3.0+   2012-01-14    
ami-26e8144f  EBS  32 bit  2011-04-15  2.6    2012-01-14    
ami-38e81451  EBS  32 bit  2011-04-15  2.6    2012-01-14    

These AMIs ship with Arch linux kernels that are booted by PV-GRUB.

(2012-01-14) The 64 bit AMIs consistently failed to boot on Micro instances in us-east-1a and us-east-1d. In us-east-1b and us-east-1c the AMIs occasionally fail to boot. Stop and start the instance to reassign it a random machine in these cases.

This may be an issue with Amazon running different versions of Xen on different machines / older availability zones.

Building Arch AMIs

linux-ec2AUR in AUR compiles the Arch linux kernel for AWS with Xen modules enabled and the XSAVE patch applied.