clamd with mailscanner

Ugo Bellavance ugob at
Thu Jan 31 17:03:59 GMT 2008

Pablo Allietti wrote:
> i have a problem. i recently buy a server with core 2 duo and install
> mailscanner with calamv i have a 200 e-mail daily traffic.. (nothing)
> but clamav eating my CPU. 100% with clamav process when processing a
> e-mail. is any option or sintax to add to clamav to dont "eat" my cpu?

Are you using clamd or clamav?  If you're using clamav, you should try 
clamavmodule, or clamd, which are more efficient.

However, keep in mind that MailScanner and other components will use 100 
of the CPU if it is available.

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