BUG: Deathcam (known) and Dedicated (not that I heard of)

Martin Steiger martin at steigi.com
Mon Aug 30 15:31:07 EDT 2004

Richi in the lighcubed-forums
(http://bf1942.lightcubed.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=11669) mentioned a bug,
of which I didn't read anything until now on this list. I think we all heard
of the DeathCamera-bug, but since I don't remember any "official" statement,
I thought, I'll mention it again... :)

Anyway, what Richi noticed is, that, even if he changes the parameter
game.serverDedicated to 1, after every mapchange this is changed to 0 again.
He tried it on Debian, Suse 8.2 and Suse 9. After that I made a fresh
install on a RH 7.2 box and the same happened. A friend of mine made a check
on a windows box (Thanks Sir_Olli) and guess what: The same again...

Richi mentioned, the server is using more ressources because the dedicated=0
setting, that's something I can't confirm (due the lack of a real busy
BF:V-server)... Still, it looks like this is a bug with the current


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