[bf1942] Slow startup/map change speeds?
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Wed Aug 27 11:12:05 EDT 2003
How do you load the BF files into the system cache so it loads that faster?
> With the BF files in system cache a level loads in a few seconds on my
> Athlon 2100
> here at DICE. Reading cold copies from disk will take much longer, as in
> your case.
> The Linux disk cache is a wonderful thing :-)
> // Andreas
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Stewart, John [mailto:johns at artesyncp.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2003 1:43 AM
>> To: 'bf1942 at icculus.org'
>> Subject: RE: [bf1942] Slow startup/map change speeds?
>> > > Aye, I'm on the latest release, and the machine is pretty
>> > decent. Athlon XP
>> > > 1600, 256MB memory.
>> > Upgrage your memory your crippling the machine putting such a pissy
>> amount of memory in it ( thats less than my 350 PII laptop has ).
>> I really don't think that should be necessary. bf1942 only
>> uses (currently according to top) 71MB. It's the only thing
>> running on the box aside from a small instance of Apache. The
>> box ain't swapping.
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