[CentOS] Clamd not working
cannewilson at googlemail.com
Sat Jun 28 09:05:52 UTC 2008
On Friday 27 June 2008 23:35:35 Paul Schoonderwoerd wrote:
> 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.
> > </quote>
> > 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.
> > Anne
> 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.
It does. The original install was Dag's and worked without a problem. Then
came an update which broke ClamTK's operation. With the help of the ClamTK
dev that was fixed, but now I have this problem at bootup. What I haven't
tried, and will today, is booting with chkconfig off, but then starting clamd
from the CLI. If that is problem-free maybe I will need to talk to Dag.
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