Bug 431036 - unable to start service after clean install
unable to start service after clean install
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: clamav (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Enrico Scholz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-01-31 06:30 EST by Nadav Kavalerchik
Modified: 2008-01-31 13:22 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-01-31 13:22:43 EST
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Description Nadav Kavalerchik 2008-01-31 06:30:56 EST
Description of problem:
(i know you do not support fc6 :-) 
BUT see if this happen in version 7 or 8 or dev )

on boot, i get the Failed message : 
"unable to start clamd, no user name clamav"

i added a clamav user (with no home folder)
and had to :
touch /var/log/clamav/clamd.log
chmod w+ /var/log/clamav/clamd.log

for the service to start correctly.

service clamd start
...started [ok]

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
ClamAV 0.91.2/4015/Tue Aug 21 00:42:06 2007

How reproducible:
install clamav with yumex

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Actual results:
did not start service

Expected results:
should start with no errors :-)

Additional info:
Comment 1 Enrico Scholz 2008-01-31 13:22:43 EST
> service clamd start

there is not provided such a service by the clamav; it is always bound to some
other service (e.g. mimedefang or amavis) which needs a separate package/setup
having a dedicated user.

'clamav' user is used by clamav-update to run freshclam.

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