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Re: [clamav-users] Version 0.98.3 hard loops on "clamdscan -V"

From: Steven Morgan <smorgan_at_nospam>
Date: Fri May 09 2014 - 19:13:59 GMT
To: ClamAV users ML <clamav-users@lists.clamav.net>

Eric,

I have confirmed this on ubuntu 12.04 on x64. Bugzilla bug for tracking is
10992.

Thanks for your report,
Steve

On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 2:48 PM, Eric Shubert <ejs@shubes.net> wrote:

> On 05/09/2014 04:41 AM, Shawn Webb wrote:
>
>> On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 10:35 PM, Eric Shubert <ejs@shubes.net> wrote:
>>
>> Immediately after upgrading from 0.98 to 0.98.3,
>>> when "clamdscan --stdout -V" is run (via simscanmk -g),
>>> the clamdscan appears to go into a hard loop (eats a lot of cpu
>>> endlessly).
>>>
>>> Here are non-default config settings:
>>> [root@qmt-cos5 etc]# grep -v ^# clamd.conf | grep -v ^$
>>> LogClean yes
>>> LogVerbose yes
>>> LocalSocket /tmp/clamd.socket
>>> FixStaleSocket yes
>>> Foreground yes
>>> ScanMail yes
>>>
>>> Any ideas?
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>
>>
>> Hey Eric,
>>
>> I'm having a bit of trouble reproducing the issue here. What OS and what
>> version of the OS are you using? What architecture (x86, x64)? What
>> happens
>> if you run the clamdscan command manually? Can you paste to a pastebin
>> service the output of clamconf and your config.log file?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Shawn
>> _______________________________________________
>>
>
> Hey Shawn. Sorry I didn't include more details.
> CentOS 5.10, i386.
>
> I get the same result (looping) when I run "clamdscan --stdout -V"
> manually.
>
> However, if I start clamd, wait for it to load everything, then run
> clamdscan, then clamdscan works. When I stop clamd, try clamdscan again,
> then it loops again.
>
> So it appears that when clamd is running, clamdscan works. When clamd
> isn't running, clamdscan appears to go into a hard loop (presumably waiting
> for something that never happens).
>
> clamconf is at http://pastebin.com/dJAJF8T1
>
> I don't appear to have any config.log. How do I get that?
>
> Thanks.
>
>
> --
> -Eric 'shubes'
>
>
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