Re: building an ami corrupts the original reference machine?
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Thanks for the response.
I did some further experiments, and it looks like 0.95.6 clears out "/root"
before it builds the ami, whereas
0.93.3 did not. I'll try creating the ami through the AWS console as a
On Fri, Jan 16, 2015 at 4:01 PM, Jennifer Staab <jstaab_at_cs.unc.edu> wrote:
> I can't attest to the behavior of StarCluster regarding AMI creation
> because I usually do my AMI creation from AWS console. I can say that in
> the past I had SSH go down if I created an AMI of a running instance.
> Luckily after the AMI was completed and I reboot a few times I got SSH
> functionality back without having to mount my EBS backed instance to
> another running instance to restore SSH functionality. After that
> experience I just stop the instance prior to making an AMI. This of course
> only works on EBS backed instances where the stopping them doesn't result
> in termination -- also stopping will dump all that you have stored in
> instance storage. If rebooting the instance doesn't work you can look
> here <http://alestic.com/2011/02/ec2-fix-ebs-root> for directions on
> mounting to another running instance to restore functionality.
> Good Luck!
> On 1/16/15 6:32 PM, Robert Yu wrote:
> I just updated to 0.95.6 from 0.93.3.
> I noticed that after I run "starcluster ebsiimage ..." to create an ami
> from a running reference instance,
> I can *no longer* ssh into the reference machine using "starcluster
> sshmaster ...":
> StarCluster - (http://star.mit.edu/cluster) (v. 0.95.6)
> Software Tools for Academics and Researchers (STAR)
> Please submit bug reports to starcluster_at_mit.edu
> Connection closed by xx.xxx.xxx.xxx
> Maybe I am doing something wrong, but I don't recall this behavior with
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