Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux: environment issues on SuSe 10.3 prevent on-access scanning

  • Article ID: 35690
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2008

You cannot get on-access scanning running, because Talpa cannot compile against SuSe 10.3

Sophos product and version
Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux, version 6

Operating system
SuSe 10.3

What to do

Type in the following commands before installing Sophos Anti-Virus on a SuSe 10.3 computer:

  1. cd /lib/modules/`uname -r`/source/include
  2. then one of the following,
    • for 64-bit:
      ln -s asm-x86_64 asm
    • for 32-bit:
      ln -s asm-i386 asm

Technical information
SuSe 10.3 has a symlink missing, which prevents Talpa compiling.

If you need more information or guidance, then please contact technical support.

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