[clamav-users] Freshclam slows down boot on MX Linux (Debian)

Ralph Seichter abbot at monksofcool.net
Mon Aug 12 11:08:29 EDT 2019

* Paul B. via clamav-users:

> I've been finding for some time now that I have a 10-15 second delay
> before my machine settles down after a boot.

Welcome to the club. Launching ClamAV has become so slow that I need to
take steps to ensure that more important services like sshd are started
before ClamAV, so as not to block the servers. We're talking 64 GB RAM
and quad-core i7-7700 CPU here, by the way.


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