[bf1942] Cpu usage when empty!
killing at multiplay.co.uk
Tue Jul 20 09:19:09 EDT 2004
Common issue with Linux kernels. Seems to be less prominent on some
kernel configs. I had the same when testing on 2.4.X in the end I created
a config which didn't have the issue but I couldn't find the common option
due to the randomness of the Linux config generator :(
FreeBSD also doesn't suffer from this.
Steve / K
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stefan Engbersen" <stonex at freebsd.nl>
To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
Sent: 20 July 2004 13:31
Subject: [bf1942] Cpu usage when empty!
> I am running a single BF1942 server on a Dual Xeon 2.66Ghz with 3GB ram
> on Linux-2.6.7.
> The odd things is, when the server is empty it uses a pretty large
> amount of CPU, why is this ?
> 29279 stx 15 0 75580 50m 12m S 15.6 1.7 0:29.34 bf1942_lnxded
> It usually is around the 13 to 20% of one of the cpu's, I have tried to
> run it with the prioritydaemon, but
> this doesnt make any difference it seems, it is pretty annoying, since
> if I want to run more BF1942 servers
> on this box the load will rise, when they are all empty, this can't be good.
> I have had it with the 2.6.6 fedora core2 standard SMP kernel, though I
> have build my own one, since
> the security issues the 2.6.6 kernel had, still the same problem, is it
> a kerneloption which needs to be turned
> on or off ? To me it just seems some bad programming, how to fix this?
> Thanks in forward,
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