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Steps to import OEL 5.7 ovf into amazon ec2

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Dear Legends,

 

Forum Administrator: Sorry I was noticed the space name correctly. Thanks for reminding me.

 

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

#boot=/dev/sda

default=0

timeout=5

splashimage=(hd0,0)/boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz

hiddenmenu

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..)

 

Ref:

Installing Cent OS 5.5 on EC2 with the Cent OS 5.5 Kernel

Amazon Web Services Blog: VM Import - Bring Your VMware Images to The Cloud

Painful lessons – Porting Centos 5.8 from Virtualbox to Amazon EC2 |

How to convert VMDK virtual hard disks to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) AMI format

Creating an Amazon EC2 EBS AMI from a running instance | Chicken of the Web

https://forums.aws.amazon.com/thread.jspa?threadID=125180#

Using Oracle VM with Amazon EC2

 

Thanks,

Karthik

  • 1. Re: Steps to import OEL 5.7 ovf into amazon ec2
    karthiksingh_dba Explorer
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    Again I'm trying with editing as follows

     

    /boot/boot/grub/mmenu.lst

     

     

    default=0

    timeout=5

    #splashimage=(hd0,0)/boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz

    hiddenmenu

    title OEL 5.7 (2.6.18-274.el5xen)

            root (hd0,0)

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

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

     

    /etc/fstab

    dev/sda1           /                   ext3defaults    1 1
    #LABEL=/             /                   ext3defaults    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               procdefaults    0 0
  • 2. Re: Steps to import OEL 5.7 ovf into amazon ec2
    Dude! Guru
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    Here is another thread, perhaps useful:

     

    Oracle Linux AMI on Amazon EC2

  • 3. Re: Steps to import OEL 5.7 ovf into amazon ec2
    karthiksingh_dba Explorer
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    Thanks Dude For your response. I have been trying for nearly 5months. But I could not attain any success on it.

    So you mean to say that OEL 5.7 is still under testing for AMI?

     

    Because My requirement would be Migrating my Existing SOA/Weblogic Environment to Amazon which is installed in OEL 5.7 64bit.

     

    Thanks,

    Karthik

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