Errors filling up /var/log/messages
jerry.benton at mailborder.com
Wed Mar 16 20:00:56 UTC 2016
Check your settings to make sure MailScanner is writing your PID to a directory that exists. (/var/run/MailScanner.pid is best to use.) If the PID cannot be created because you are using something like /var/run/MailScanner/MailScanner.pid, then the cron that checks MailScanner will start a new instance every hour. Pretty soon you are running a ton of MailScanner processes and run out of memory and then ClamAV cannot start or have memory to operate if it is started.
> On Mar 16, 2016, at 3:57 PM, Philip Parsons <pparsons at techeez.com> wrote:
> I have the following errors filling up my messages log file
> [LibClamAV] mpool_malloc(): Attempt to allocate 8388608 bytes
> I am pretty certain it is related to freashclam processes but cannot find a reason why ?
> I know it is not the clamav list which I have just joined but hoping someone might have a fix..
> Thank you.
> Philip Parsons
> IT Specialist
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