[clamav-users] Priority problem

Bernard Thédié bernard.thedie at laposte.net
Wed Jul 23 07:01:53 EDT 2014

Le 23/07/2014 11:53, Steve Basford a écrit :
> 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 ?

Thanks for prompt answer,

I am puzzled. "man clamscan" says "see also clamdscan", yet "clamdscan" 
and "man clamdscan" reply "not found". It seems not to be in my distro. 
I have clamscan 0.98.4 which seems up to date. Is it in a separate package ?

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