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Offline shaoxuan

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avast! engine failed to reinitialize after database upgrade
« on: January 18, 2011, 07:15:26 AM »
Hello,

I'm using ubuntu 10.10, avast4workstation works fine on it, but after a daily database upgrade process, a window pops up and say:"avast! engine failed to reinitialize after database upgrade. The application will terminate now." Then the avast! terminates. The problem remains after I delete the .avast folder in my home directory. Why this happen? Please help, Thanks.

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Re: avast! engine failed to reinitialize after database upgrade
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2011, 12:41:26 PM »
Thanks, the problem is solved.  :)
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Re: avast! engine failed to reinitialize after database upgrade
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2011, 04:25:44 AM »
Hello,

I managed to let this command "sysctl -w kernel.shmmax=128000000" to execute automatically as root when ubuntu booted.

You can place "sysctl -w kernel.shmmax=128000000“ (without quotes) to /etc/crontab to have them set automatically as root (just after boot).

in /etc/crontab:

@reboot root sysctl -w kernel.shmmax=128000000

Hope that helps, thanks.

Shao