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comment Make: Permission Denied (until I `cd .`)
@Bart - I'm not sure I follow. Wouldn't a 'cd .' just say 'change directory to current directory', in which case the permissions before and after are the same, since no chmod was done in conjunction? the ~/src is 755, and ~/src/ruby-1.8.7 is 755 as well (and both owned by my user)
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comment Make: Permission Denied (until I `cd .`)
@Bart I had downloaded the Ruby source to ~/src, and unpacked the tar.gz from there, so it was something like ~/src/ruby-01.8.7/, and I was operating directly from inside the unpacked ruby source directory.
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comment Amazon EC2 terminology - AMI vs. EBS vs. Snapshot vs. Volume
Ahh, okay, that use case helps make things clear. Thank you so much for your time and patience Caleb.
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comment Amazon EC2 terminology - AMI vs. EBS vs. Snapshot vs. Volume
Okay, thank you so much. One last question. When/why would one do a snapshot instead of a created EBS AMI image?
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comment Amazon EC2 terminology - AMI vs. EBS vs. Snapshot vs. Volume
Sorry to keep pestering - when you say "Volumes are attached to instances, not the other way around.", how can an instance be an instance without a volume? And, when you launch an EBS AMI, isn't it's volume based on the contents of the EBS, or can the contents of the volume be different (e.g. from a snapshot)
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comment Amazon EC2 terminology - AMI vs. EBS vs. Snapshot vs. Volume
Whenever I said console I've meant to say web-console. I haven't played with command line api's or anything yet. I guess what I'm confused about is, you create an EBS AMI from an instance, and you create a snapshot from a volume, but it seems that the volume is the EBS AMI. And then, to create a new instance, you can either 1) launch one from a created AMI, or 2) Copy the snapshot to a volume and launch an AMI attached to that volume, but in the end, the result is the same. Is that correct?
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comment Amazon EC2 terminology - AMI vs. EBS vs. Snapshot vs. Volume
Thanks for the great info, I think it is coming together for me. A follow up question: what is the difference between doing a snapshot of an EBS AMI compared to right clicking and selecting 'Create Image (EBS AMI) from the EC2 web console? Based on your description above, it would seem like they are identical except for how you use them. You can create a volume from a snapshot, and then attach that volume to an AMI. Where as the EBS AMI image just... I don't know, eliminates that step of attaching it to a volume?
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