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[clamav-users] Value too large for defined data type

From: Simon Friedberger <simon+gmane_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Oct 14 2011 - 08:49:40 GMT

Hello everybody,

I'm getting the following error trying to scan a file:

WARNING: myfilename: Can't access file
myfilename: Value too large for defined data type

It seems that this error can be caused by different problems like a
wrong inode number when mounting CIFS or very large files. (Suggested by
some websites and old mailing list entries.)

I have three questions:

1. How do I find out which value really causes the issue?
2. How do I scan very large files?
3. How do I find out what the current maximum file size for scanning is?
The man page says the default is 25 MB but it is not set in /etc/clamav/
anywhere and I have scanned files larger than that.

It would be great if you could clear up some of these points for me.


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