1 Reply Latest reply: Sep 15, 2013 7:41 AM by rukbat RSS

    Install OEL in Amazon EC2


      Dear Legends,


      Can any one please let me know what should be required to install OEL 5.7 x64 in a local VM ware or VBox and then I need to move it to Amazon EC2.

      1. Install kernel ec2

      2. Enable PVM


      And also How should be the /etc/fstab  and /boot/grub/menu.lst should look like? Is the following one is right one?


      [root@localhost ~]# cat /etc/fstab

      /dev/sda1               /                       ext3    defaults        1 1

      #LABEL=/                 /                       ext3    defaults        1 1

      tmpfs                   /dev/shm                tmpfs   defaults        0 0

      devpts                  /dev/pts                devpts  gid=5,mode=620  0 0

      sysfs                   /sys                    sysfs   defaults        0 0

      proc                    /proc                   proc    defaults        0 0


      [root@localhost boot]# ls

      config-2.6.18-274.el5xen      System.map-2.6.18-274.el5xen

      grub                          vmlinuz-2.6.18-274.el5xen

      initrd-2.6.18-274.el5xen.img  xen.gz-2.6.18-274.el5

      symvers-2.6.18-274.el5xen.gz  xen-syms-2.6.18-274.el5


      [root@localhost grub]# cat menu.lst

      # grub.conf generated by anaconda


      # Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file

      # NOTICE:  You do not have a /boot partition.  This means that

      #          all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /, eg.

      #          root (hd0,0)

      #          kernel /boot/vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/sda1

      #          initrd /boot/initrd-version.img






      title OEL 5.7 (2.6.18-274.el5xen) --> I need to boot this in EC2

              root (hd0,0)

              kernel /boot/xen.gz-2.6.18-274.el5

              module /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.18-274.el5xen ro root=/dev/sda1 rhgb quiet

              module /boot/initrd-2.6.18-274.el5xen.img

      title Oracle Linux Server (2.6.18-274.el5xen)

              root (hd0,0)

              kernel /boot/xen.gz-2.6.18-274.el5

              module /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.18-274.el5xen ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb quiet

              module /boot/initrd-2.6.18-274.el5xen.img

      [root@localhost grub]#


      Or this to be modified and should look like this?

      title OEL 5.7 (2.6.18-274.el5xen)

              root (hd0,0)

              kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.18-274.el5xen ro root=/dev/sda1 rhgb quiet

              initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.18-274.el5xen.img


      Any kind of help would be much appreciated. Breaking my heads into pieces even after referring all links but am hitting the same wall(Kernel Panic, Error 15, etc..)



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