Sneaky Ubuntu on AWS

Quick one,

Just tried to attach a volume and was confused when AWS said it was attached. I had a look at my devices cat /proc/partitions and couldn’t see it.

Turns out /dev/sdf is the external name and /dev/xvdf is the internal name

#noob /facepalm

This was triggered by this post on migrating an AMI from one AWS region to another.

Moving to AP-Southeast-2 a.k.a Sydney!!!!!


12 Nov 2012