clamd and RH kernel 2.6.9-67.0.20
gmatt at nerc.ac.uk
Thu Aug 14 15:54:05 IST 2008
guess I really chose the wrong moment to change from clamavmodule to
clamd! I hit this bug:
where the combination of clamd and kernel 2.6.9-67.0.20 results in a
kernel panic (under heavy IO?).
The patches that caused the problem were removed in 2.6.9-67.0.22 but
the full fix isnt available until 2.6.9-78.0.1 (the first update /after/
release of RHEL4.7). In other words, the fix didnt make it into 4.7
where the problem still exists but the latest kernel rev /does/ include
CentOS has not yet released 4.7 so I am currently running with
2.6.9-67.0.22. The alternative was to roll back to 2.6.9-67.0.15. I
assume that once CentOS release 4.7 it will already include the fixed
just a heads up for anyone else choosing this moment to switch to clamd.
Greg Matthews 01491 692445
Head of UNIX/Linux, iTSS Wallingford
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