[clamav-users] Need help: clamd stops after starting without any error message

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Wed Apr 19 08:01:58 EDT 2017

On 19.04.17 13:57, Torge Riedel wrote:
>I worked around the "OOM" problem by ordering 1 GB more RAM at my provider and - thanks to VM world - the RAM was increased to 2 GB on the fly.
>After that I was able to start clamd. Output of "top -p <clamd.pid>" is:
>Tasks:   1 total,   0 running,   1 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
>Cpu(s):  0.0%us,  0.0%sy,  0.0%ni,100.0%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi, 0.0%si,  0.0%st
>Mem:   2097152k total,  1242976k used,   854176k free,        0k buffers
>Swap:        0k total,        0k used,        0k free,   188020k cached
> 9102 clamav    20   0  670m 499m  644 S    0 24.4   0:00.00 clamd
>I think 670m / 499m is quite a lot for a small sized VM, although I have to say that this VM is really old and new VM orders always start at minimum of 2 GB of RAM.
>Any chance to reduce RAM usage of clamd by configuration?

only by reducing signature count, which would reduce hit rate.
not a way to go imho.

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