How to install XenServer Tools - Linux update xs-tools xsupdate from ssh

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Here is how to update the xenserver tools in the virtual machine after upgrading a server...
In XenCenter, click on the Console Tab
Next to the DVD Drive, select the pull down menu.
Highlight xs-tools.iso to mount the iso virtually.
cd /mnt
ls
mkdir xs-tools
mount /dev/xvdd /mnt/xs-tools/
#mount: block device /dev/xvdd is write-protected, mounting read-only
cd /mnt/xs-tools/Linux/
bash install.sh

Detected `Debian 4.0' (debian version 4).

The following changes will be made to this Virtual Machine:
* packages to be installed/upgraded:
- linux-xenu-2.6.18.8.xs5.0.0.10.439_5.0.0.10.439.f76e90b4f7ad.89564db727e6.etch_i386.deb
- linux-image-2.6-xen_5.0.0.10.439.f76e90b4f7ad.89564db727e6.etch_i386.deb
- xe-guest-utilities_5.0.0-361_i386.deb

Continue? [y/n] y

Selecting previously deselected package linux-xenu-2.6.18.8.xs5.0.0.10.439.
(Reading database ...
35778 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking linux-xenu-2.6.18.8.xs5.0.0.10.439 (from .../linux-xenu-2.6.18.8.xs5.0.0.10.439_5.0.0.10.439.f76e90b4f7ad.89564db727e6.etch_i386.deb) ...
Selecting previously deselected package linux-image-2.6-xen.
Unpacking linux-image-2.6-xen (from .../linux-image-2.6-xen_5.0.0.10.439.f76e90b4f7ad.89564db727e6.etch_i386.deb) ...
Preparing to replace xe-guest-utilities 4.1.0-257 (using .../xe-guest-utilities_5.0.0-361_i386.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement xe-guest-utilities ...
Setting up linux-xenu-2.6.18.8.xs5.0.0.10.439 (5.0.0.10.439.f76e90b4f7ad.89564db727e6.etch) ...

Setting up linux-image-2.6-xen (5.0.0.10.439.f76e90b4f7ad.89564db727e6.etch) ...
Setting up xe-guest-utilities (5.0.0-361) ...
Installing new version of config file /etc/init.d/xe-linux-distribution ...
Detecting Linux distribution version: OK
Starting xe daemon: OK

Searching for GRUB installation directory ... found: /boot/grub
Searching for default file ... found: /boot/grub/default
Testing for an existing GRUB menu.lst file ... found: /boot/grub/menu.lst
Searching for splash image ... none found, skipping ...
Found kernel: /boot/vmlinuz-xenu-2.6.18.8.xs5.0.0.10.439
Found kernel: /boot/vmlinuz-xenu-2.6.18.xs4.1.0.1168.6013
Updating /boot/grub/menu.lst ... done


You should now reboot this Virtual Machine.


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