[CentOS] Clamd not working
paul at pollux-it.nl
Fri Jun 27 22:35:35 UTC 2008
On Friday 27 June 2008 19:43:06 Anne Wilson wrote:
> rm /var/clamav/* -rf
> which will remove all the signatures. Don't worry, you'll get them
> back in the next step. As root, type
> freshclam -v
> And that will download all the necessary signatures again.
> At that point I thought all was well - until I had to reboot, when I found
> that it hung with a message (from memory) 'self-checking 1800'. Using
> Interactive boot I discovered that it came from clamd.
> I'm guessing that daily.cld main.cld and mirrors.dat are being sought
> somewhere other than /var/clamav. Maybe a symlink is required? If someone
> with a working clamd could advise me I'd be most grateful. For now I have
> had to chkconfig clamd off.
Does the /var/clamav dir still exist ? It is in the clamd rpm.
mirrors.dat, daily.cld and main.cld are in /var/clamav
It seems easiest to me to reinstall clamd and clamav.
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