Re: [Starcluster] EC2 AMI creation
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All this stuff will change to a better system in the next version.
The host number is the number on the left of the list of instances when
running starcluster -l:
$ starcluster -l
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>>> EC2 Instances:
 ec2-174-129-113-176.compute-1.amazonaws.com running (ami-0330d16a)
 ec2-75-101-202-225.compute-1.amazonaws.com running (ami-0330d16a)
The bucket is essentially a folder in s3 that the image will be stored under.
You can learn more about this by reading the AWS Getting Started Guide:
Specifically this page describes rebundling an EC2 image:
It's useful to read through this stuff to be familiar with the concepts. The
create_image.py script is basically doing all of the image rebundling work for
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Hope that helps!
Received on Thu Dec 17 2009 - 16:01:33 EST