[bf1942] Listen on all interfaces or something?

PhoeniX phoenix at lan-power.de
Wed Feb 4 19:14:33 EST 2004

For a lan game, you must set the IP to 0!
Only set the IP for Internet-Servers.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "AthlonRob" <AthlonRob at axpr.net>
To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2004 12:20 AM
Subject: [bf1942] Listen on all interfaces or something?

> I'm having a heck of a time getting the server to listen on any external
> interface.  I'm trying to run this as a LAN server, so set the relevant
> lines, I thought, in serversettings.con:
> game.serverName "Server Name Here"
> game.serverDedicated 1
> game.serverInternet 1  (also tried this set to zero)
> game.serverMaxAllowedConnectionType CTLanT1
> game.serverIP
> game.serverPort 14567
> game.gameSpyLANPort 0
> game.gameSpyPort 0
> game.ASEPort 0
> I run the server and it never binds to the eth0 interface.  I can't
> contact port 14567 from another host at all.
> Instead of telling it what IP to listen on, wouldn't it make more sense
> to just let us list the interface, such as eth0, ppp0, wlan0 or whatnot?
> Am I doing something wrong, totally misunderstanding the serverIP
> setting?
> Thanks for any pointers...
> Rob

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