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Re: [clamav-users] clamav stops boot

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett_at_nospam>
Date: Fri May 02 2014 - 16:07:39 GMT
To: clamav-users@lists.clamav.net

On Friday 02 May 2014 12:04:25 Alain Zidouemba did opine:

> The ClamAV engine won't update itself automatically. You will have to
> manually perform that operation. The latest version of ClamAV (version
> 0.98.1) can be downloaded here:
> http://www.clamav.net/lang/en/download/sources/
>
> - Alain
>
> On Fri, May 2, 2014 at 11:18 AM, Greg Mueller <gcm4251@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > I just got a new/used computer. It has Debian on it and was booting
> > fine. But now when it starts to boot it gets this message.....
> >
> > **********************************************************************
> > *** This Version of the clamavb engine is outdated
> > Don't Panic Read http://www.clamav.nrt/support/faq
> > **********************************************************************
> > ***
> >
> > I have let it sit there thinking it might be updating or running a
> > check or something, but it will not go past this point.
> >
> > Is there a combination of keystrokes or some action which will get me
> > past this?
> >
> > This is my first use of Debian so I am not having easy time as it is.
> >
> > Thanks
> > Greg

I don't see how this advice is of any use to Greg. If the boot won't go
past that, its not capable of doing anything else. I use clamav, and have
never had a won't boot problem because it was out of date.

Cheers, Gene
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