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

Ralph Seichter abbot at monksofcool.net
Mon Aug 12 15:24:33 EDT 2019


* J. R. via clamav-users:

> You could add a simple bash sleep statement to the appropriate
> init.d/cron file.

On systems using dependency based init systems like "init" or "OpenRC",
services are usually started sequentially. I expect adding a sleep
statement would actually slow things down even further in these cases.

> IIRC some systems will run cron jobs that were missed while the system
> was turned off...

There are indeed cron implementations that work in this fashion, like
Anacron.

-Ralph


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