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From Rohit Yadav <rohit.ya...@shapeblue.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] How xs-tools gets installed for xen vms and systemvms
Date Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:53:05 GMT
Hi,

Thanks for replying Pierre.

On 09-Sep-2014, at 5:37 pm, Pierre-Luc Dion <pdion@cloudops.com> wrote:
> Hi Rohit,
>
> I've tried to investigate on this one recently because right now the
> xentools are not installed on systemvm templates (acs 4.2+).
> I've tried to build systemvm template for xenserver which this script and
> tuned version for XS6.2 but not success during the build process.  I did
> not investigate further but I've got into error related to running out of
> disk space during the systemvm creation.
>
> This was not for the systemvm.iso but to generate .vhd.  I'm curious to
> investigate and need this fixed but did not had enough time yet...
>
> From what I've saw, you need to add install-xs-tool.sh into the script
> lists in : tools/appliance/definitions/systemvm64template/postinstall.sh
>
> You might have to update install-xs-tools.sh since it would install an old
> xs-tools version…

So, do we need to install xs-tools on systemvm templatest, what does it bring with it and
what is the use of having it?

If we want it which newer version of xs-tools iso should we pre-install on systemvms? And
is there a publicly hosted location of a newer iso?

> Regards,
>
>
>
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> On Tue, Sep 9, 2014 at 11:22 AM, Rohit Yadav <rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Can anyone explain how xs-tools (xen server tools, guest utilities) are
>> installed on systemvms and on user instances?
>>
>> I see that we’ve a script in
>> tools/appliance/definitions/builtin/install-xs-tools.sh that is supposed to
>> download and install xs-tool on vms but we are not using this for our
>> systemvmtemplate or systemvm64template definition.
>>
>> If we need it, should we run this script (which downloads and installs xs
>> tools) on the systemvms?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Rohit Yadav
>> Software Architect, ShapeBlue
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Regards,
Rohit Yadav
Software Architect, ShapeBlue
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