Problem with Sophos 3.70 and sophossavi
steve.freegard at LBSLTD.CO.UK
Sat Jun 7 19:19:08 IST 2003
I've had this problem since I started using Perl-SAVI on RH9 (with v3.67
Sophos) - I had cured it by putting LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.2.5; export
LD_ASSUME_KERNEL into /etc/rc.d/init.d/MailScanner.
I've just removed the above changes and removed /etc/sav.conf as
recommended, and can confirm that this fixes the problem for me as well.
Littlehampton Book Services Ltd.
From: Julian Field
To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
Sent: 07/06/03 18:24
Subject: Problem with Sophos 3.70 and sophossavi
There appears to be a problem with the most recent Sophos releases and
sophossavi virus scanner.
MailScanner will segfault when it first tries to set up the sophossavi
The symptom is that MailScanner continually re-forks its child processes
every 10 seconds you will get a notice in your maillog saying the
MailScanner is starting up, but no mail will be processed.
The workaround is very simple:
The next release will include a new Sophos.install script which does
step for you.
Professional Support Services at www.MailScanner.biz
MailScanner thanks transtec Computers for their support
This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and
intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they
are addressed. If you have received this email in error please notify
the sender and delete the message from your mailbox.
This footnote also confirms that this email message has been swept by
MailScanner (www.mailscanner.info) for the presence of computer viruses.
More information about the MailScanner