Arch Linux AMIs for Amazon Web Services
Public community Arch AMIs
Uplink Labs creates new images approximately twice a month. Images are being built for a number of regions, and cover the following configurations:
- ebs hvm x86_64 lts
- s3 hvm x86_64 lts
- ebs hvm x86_64 stable
- s3 hvm x86_64 stable
AMI links and more information are available at https://www.uplinklabs.net/projects/arch-linux-on-ec2/ .
Building Arch AMIs
You can also build your own Arch Linux AMI. Here are some guides:
- AUR compiles the Arch linux kernel for AWS with Xen modules enabled and the XSAVE patch applied. Note that at least some instance types will also work with the stock Arch Linux kernel. AUR in
- Aforementioned Uplink Labs webpage also has a manual on the build process.
- Another tutorial on building your own AMIs can be found at https://gitlab.com/bitfehler/archlinux-ec2
- Mathcom publishes a detailed guide that uses only core Arch tools, at http://mathcom.com/arch.aws.ami.html