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F-PROT Antivirus locks when scanning an entire Linux filesystem. Why?

It is likely that you are scanning the system as root. The scanner is set to scan all files by default and this results in /proc being scanned. This locks the system. The solution is:
  1. Do not scan as root.
  2. If you want to scan as root, then use -type to override the default settings.
  3. Create a script that ignores /proc.


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