Clamav-90_2 Lockup with freebsd 6.2
mlerota at iskon.hr
Wed Feb 28 15:58:59 UTC 2007
Martin Blapp <mb at imp.ch> writes:
> Even with libthr the CPU usage is still far too high ...
> I'm currently looking at the code.
Take a look at this post. I also have CPU usage problems and simscan
> Re: [toaster] clamav 0.90 patches up
> Tom Collins
> Fri, 16 Feb 2007 11:33:52 -0800
> On Feb 15, 2007, at 2:12 PM, Rick Macdougall wrote:
>> One thing to keep in mind, if you are not using the :attach in simcontrol,
>> do NOT enable rip mime in simscan as that will cause clamdscan to basically
>> scan the message and the attachment twice.
>> Clamav does a very good job of scanning encoded content and attachments
>> all by itself. No need to duplicate effort.
> I recently took a look at ripmime to see if it had a setting that would simply
> dump the attachment filenames without actually creating the attachments. It,
> unfortunately, does not. I haven't looked at the source to see if it would be
> possible to build a modified version to accomplish my goals or not.
> I guess I could modify my simscan to run ripmime, look at the attachment
> filenames, and then delete them all before calling clamav. OR, I could
> simply pass the message file to clamav instead of having it scan the
> entire directory.
> In the case of large attachments, it's a big waste of CPU cycles to scan
> the entire message twice. I might just skip attachment blocking at this point,
> and hope that clamav will catch all of the scr and pif crap.
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