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Re: [Clamav-users] memory leak in clamd (0.91.1)?

From: Erwan David <erwan_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Aug 13 2007 - 10:52:01 GMT
To: clamav-users@lists.clamav.net


Le Mon 13/08/2007, Tomasz Chmielewski disait
> Does clamd (0.91.1) have a memory leak of some sort?
>
> After it's started, it takes just about 40-50 MB:
>
> clamav 13602 48.0 8.4 47932 45128 ? Ds 10:38 0:01 clamd
> -c /etc/clamd.conf
>
>
> After some time, the memory usage goes to about 100 MB, machine begins
> to swap more and more:
>
> clamav 2004 0.0 17.6 112676 93820 ? Ss Aug10 1:38 clamd
> -c /etc/clamd.conf
>
>
> The pids differ, as I restarted clamd process.
>
>
> Is it normal that clamd grows so much after a couple of days running?

I've seen this behaviour on my debian sid also. (calamv from the package). clamav had grown from 28 Mo to 101 Mo in several days (but very low traffic server). -- Erwan _______________________________________________ Help us build a comprehensive ClamAV guide: visit http://wiki.clamav.net http://lurker.clamav.net/list/clamav-users.html