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Re: [clamav-users] clamav stops boot

From: Bob Hutchinson <hutchlists_at_nospam>
Date: Sun May 04 2014 - 17:22:15 GMT
To: clamav-users@lists.clamav.net

On 04/05/14 18:00, Greg Mueller wrote:
> I just let it run and run and about 24 hours later I got to a debian 5 terminal login and logged in.
> I deleted clamav and all it's affiliated files and now I can boot to the login in a normal manner.
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> Now if I can just get a gui running........

If the computer has enough oomph why not just install a new OS, Ubuntu
or Linuxmint, Debian 5 is very old and will be a rough ride compared to
later versions. Anyway, this is getting off-topic....

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> On Sat, 5/3/14, Dennis Peterson <dennispe@inetnw.com> wrote:
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> Subject: Re: [clamav-users] clamav stops boot
> To: "ClamAV users ML" <clamav-users@lists.clamav.net>
> Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014, 8:59 PM
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> On 5/2/14, 8:34 AM, Greg Mueller
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> > Thank you for your response
> > I did not install clamav, it came on a used
> computer. (not the one I'm using to write this
> email)
> > I can't get that computer to boot at all so I can't
> upgrade.
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> > I just need to get the computer to go past the block in
> the boot caused by clamav (apparently)
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> The stalled boot may have nothing to do with ClamAV - it
> could very well be the next thing that the init process is
> trying to start. You may find this information helpful: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/grub-boot-into-single-user-mode/
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> You can boot to single user mode and explore the startup
> scripts and logs to see if any clues pop up. If nothing else
> you can attempt to disable the startup script for ClamAV and
> any subsequent suspicious processes.
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> dp
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