Unix software inventory 'aex-swscan.bin' is consuming large amounts of cpu

Article:TECH133253  |  Created: 2010-06-10  |  Updated: 2010-06-10  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH133253
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



Unix software inventory 'aex-swscan.bin' is consuming large amounts of cpu.

Environment



Inventory Solution 7.x
Locale is set to EN.

Cause



According to the strace, it has a problem with some of the filenames containing what appear to be foreign characters.

It also could have been due to file corruption on that file system.


Solution



After removing files with foreign/illegal characters and  running fsck, the software scan completed normally.

Legacy ID



53306


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH133253


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