New MS install is slow to an extreme, was: reducing MailScanner memory footprint, was: ClamAV 0.93 released

Richard Siddall richard.siddall at
Thu May 22 17:42:17 IST 2008

DAve wrote:
> While we, I, made the newb mistake of upgrading everything including OS 
> in one fell swoop the main issue has been identified. Last night we 
> shutdown clamavmodule and started up clamd. A picture is worth a 
> thousand words.

Wow, big difference.  I can't think why using the daemon would be faster 
than using a linked in library other than that the higher memory 
footprint with clamavmodule might be pushing you over a limit and the 
server was swapping.  Presumably there was no indication of that.



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