VirtualBox

Ticket #9642 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

Return code to start VM is unreliable => Fixed in SVN

Reported by: fdekruijf Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: VM control
Version: VirtualBox 4.1.2 Keywords: startvm retrun code
Cc: Guest type: Linux
Host type: Linux

Description

I have a shell script which runs as root to start a VM for a normal user. Since the newest version of VirtualBox, 4.1.2 the return code is unreliable. Sometimes it returns a failure where the VM is successfully started.

The script looks like this:

vboxmanage()
{
    CMD="/usr/bin/VBoxManage -nologo $@"
    su - freek -c "$CMD"
}
ERROR=0
vboxmanage startvm ktmhnewb -type vrdp 2>&1 3>&1 || ERROR=1
[ $ERROR -eq 1 ] && echo "VM did not start"
[ $ERROR -eq 1 ] && exit 1

Attachments

VBox.log.1 Download (78.8 KB) - added by fdekruijf 3 years ago.
VBox.log

Change History

Changed 3 years ago by fdekruijf

VBox.log

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by frank

  • Summary changed from Return code to start VM is unreliable to Return code to start VM is unreliable => Fixed in SVN

I think we found and fixed this problem. The fix should be available in the next maintenance release.

comment:2 Changed 2 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Fix part of VBox 4.1.8.

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