[Grml] Virus scanner

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Sat Dec 17 20:14:26 CET 2005

* Mark <or2uvma02 at sneakemail.com> [20051217 20:06]:

> OK, that is right, I did not start clamav-daemon...but then you say
> there's no need for it...that's confusing.

Read the docs. ;)

> I followed Mika's previous instructions and reported a result.  Please
> tell me what to do!  And without ellipses!  The hard drive is /mnt/hda1
> and NTFS (Win NT 4).  It is the only hard drive.  I followed
> instructions to the letter, as best I could.

> Freshclam or not, Clamscan hangs the machine.  Clamscan ran overnight
> with no output and no discernable disk drive activity.  Mid-day it still
> sits here doing nothing.  This hard drive is old and very loud so I
> would know.

> I can use any commands you want, just tell me.  I would prefer explicit
> advice.  I never pretended to be a ClamAV expert.  Maybe this test can
> become part of your 0.6 application checkout.

freshclam ;     modprobe fuse && \
ntfsmount /dev/hda1 /mnt/hda1 && \
clamscan -r /mnt/hda1

Notice: above does not delete any files. clamscan --remove ... would
remove infected files automatically, but you don't want to use this
;) - especially not on NTFS.

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