I have created an ubuntu 10.04 cloud server on the Amazon cloud (EC2) I am encountering a stalled LAMP install each time I try it. I've created about 5 fresh instances. Each time The installation gets stuck at 79% on the "configuring mysql-server-5.1" portion of the install.
First I do an update (sudo apt-get update) then an upgrade (sudo apt-get upgrade) then try to install the lamp using tasksel.
I've done this before on a rackspace cloud server and it works fine. Every single attempt fails on EC2 instances. I will contact Amazon but I am also asking here in case it is an ubuntu specific issue and possibly a known issue that someone can guide me towards solving.
The region is EU West (Ireland). The AMI Id is ami-00e9d874. The instance type is m1.large.
I've tried several different AMIs though (all ubuntu x64 10.04)