Clamscan eats a lot of cpu

Steven Andrews sandrews at
Fri Oct 10 12:42:35 IST 2008

Most of my boxes are very low volume.  I quit using clamd when it had a
habit of just dying for not good reason; is it happy and stable now?

Is there a wiki for setting up clamd?

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Subject: Re: Clamscan eats a lot of cpu

On 10/10/2008 12:57 PM, Meurlin Robert wrote:
> Hello,
> have a problem that process "clamscan" eats a lot of cpu, there are
> always like 5-8 clamscan processes even if there are not anything to
> scan.
> I have the latest version of Julians Mailscanner package.
> Would be great if someone have any advice?

use clamd

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