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The VMware Tools resume script did not run successfully in this virtual machine.
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Description

When suspending and resuming the VM with VMware it will popup with the following message:

The VMware Tools resume script did not run successfully in this virtual machine.
If you have configured a custom resume script in this virtual machine, make sure that it contains no errors. You can also submit a support request to report this issue.

After digging into this error this seems to be caused by the /etc/vmware-tools/scripts/resume-vm-default.d/__pycache__ directory.
And can be reproduced using the following commands:

$ #sudo bash -x /etc/vmware-tools/suspend-vm-default; echo $?
$ sudo bash -x /etc/vmware-tools/resume-vm-default; echo $?
++ date
+ echo Wed 14 Jul 2021 03:05:57 PM UTC ': Executing '\''/etc/vmware-tools/resume-vm-default'\'''
Wed 14 Jul 2021 03:05:57 PM UTC : Executing '/etc/vmware-tools/resume-vm-default'
++ dirname /etc/vmware-tools/resume-vm-default
+ TOOLS_CONFDIR=/etc/vmware-tools

<snipped>

+ exitCode=0
+ RunScripts /etc/vmware-tools/scripts/resume-vm-default.d
+ scriptDir=/etc/vmware-tools/scripts/resume-vm-default.d
+ '[' -d /etc/vmware-tools/scripts/resume-vm-default.d ']'
+ for scriptFile in "$scriptDir"/*
+ '[' -x /etc/vmware-tools/scripts/resume-vm-default.d/ether-resume.py ']'
+ /etc/vmware-tools/scripts/resume-vm-default.d/ether-resume.py resume-vm
++ expr 0 '|' 0
+ exitCode=0
+ for scriptFile in "$scriptDir"/*
+ '[' -x /etc/vmware-tools/scripts/resume-vm-default.d/__pycache__ ']'
+ /etc/vmware-tools/scripts/resume-vm-default.d/__pycache__ resume-vm
/etc/vmware-tools/resume-vm-default: line 92: /etc/vmware-tools/scripts/resume-vm-default.d/__pycache__: Is a directory
++ expr 0 '|' 126
+ exitCode=126
+ return 126
126

The error that causing the resume scripts to return errors:
/etc/vmware-tools/resume-vm-default: line 92: /etc/vmware-tools/scripts/resume-vm-default.d/__pycache__: Is a directory

So the /etc/vmware-tools/resume-vm-default does not handle directories very well.

$ dpkg -S /etc/vmware-tools/resume-vm-default
open-vm-tools: /etc/vmware-tools/resume-vm-default

$ dpkg -S /etc/vmware-tools/scripts/resume-vm-default.d/__pycache__
vyos-1x-vmware: /etc/vmware-tools/scripts/resume-vm-default.d/__pycache__

To fix this warning, the __pycache__ directory should be removed from the vyos-1x-vmware package.

Details

Difficulty level
Unknown (require assessment)
Version
vyos-1.3.0-rc5
Why the issue appeared?
Will be filled on close
Is it a breaking change?
Behavior change

Event Timeline

yun triaged this task as Normal priority.Wed, Jul 14, 3:21 PM
yun created this task.
yun created this object in space S1 VyOS Public.
Viacheslav changed the task status from Open to Needs testing.Wed, Jul 21, 6:55 PM
Viacheslav assigned this task to yun.

Want to test latest rolling iso, but equuleus seems to be stuck at vyos-1.3-beta-202107121144-amd64.iso which doesn't have this fix yet.