[bf1942] Linux 1.4

Reinder P. Gerritsen reinder at strikerz.net
Mon Jul 21 14:44:44 EDT 2003

My mistake. Indeed, that was the difference. (what did I mix it up with?
Hlds perhaps?)
Sorry 'bout that anyway. :o

I found OB7 working somewhat unstable on SMP enabled kernes, so I kept
to OB5 for the time being.

-----Original Message-----
From: James Gurney [mailto:james at globalmegacorp.org] 
Sent: Monday, July 21, 2003 20:22
To: bf1942 at icculus.org
Subject: Re: [bf1942] Linux 1.4

Reinder P. Gerritsen wrote:
> Btw, the latest OB's (open Beta's) have optimized binaries for 
> differend CPU's (e.g. AMD and P4 optimized), so I guess that since you

> are running

That's not strictly true. You're implying that there is a seperate 
binary for the P4 or AMD, which there isn't. The two different versions 
available in the latest open beta are simply either static or 
dynamically linked. I think Andreas might have applied some more 
optimization flags to the compile in the more recent versions, but there

are not to my knowledge any binaries compiled specifically for one 
processor type.

At any rate, ob7 performs significantly better here than ob6 and 
earlier, so I'd definitely agree that updating is a good idea. In case 
anyone was not aware, the latest open beta can be found here:




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