[clamav-users] Priority problem

Steve Basford steveb_clamav at sanesecurity.com
Wed Jul 23 05:53:38 EDT 2014


On Wed, July 23, 2014 10:41 am, Bernard Thédié wrote:

> I'm using clamav under Linux. I've scheduled a daily scan of my home
> dir. I would like to know if there's a way of telling clamscan to run more
> nicely ; actually when clamscan runs, it takes between 75 and 90% of my
> CPU ! I would rather think of an antivirus as a silent,
> background, quiet process. I tried "nice" and "renice" but clamscan

Hi Bernard,

Have you tried using clamdscan, instead of clamscan ?

Cheers,

Steve
Sanesecurity




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