Clamscan fails on files in /sys

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Sat Mar 7 03:15:17 UTC 2009

Norberto Bensa wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 12:30 PM, David Karr <davidmichaelkarr at> wrote:
>> Should I specifically exclude the "/sys" directory
>> from the scan, or is there a better resolution for this?
> exclude it. /sys is like /proc and /dev.

Yes.  /sys is dynamically generated directly by the kernel.  If one of
the entries is a virus the computer is a lost cause. :)

Matt Flaschen

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