[bf1942] High CPU load in BF:V linux server

Rick Thompson fortweb at fortweb.com
Mon Mar 15 23:13:49 EST 2004

What was it, ver 1.4 when the BF1942 came down to reasonable cpu levels? 
There were a lot fewer BF servers back then and it cost an arm and a leg to 
rent one, funny how that works.


At 10:54 PM 3/15/2004 -0500, you wrote:
>It is just me of BF:V server uses alot more cpu then BF1942 server?
>I have a dual xeon 2.0 box with 1 gig of ram, and before bfv came out, i 
>used to run 2 bf1942 servers: 40 player DC and 32 player EOD server. The 
>servers worked perfectly evern then both of them were fully loaded.
>With the release of bf:v i've removed EOD server and installed latest bfv 
>server. Today was not a good day... First of I tried running 30 people on 
>BFV server but people complained about the lag... so ive put it down to 24 
>but people were still complaining. So ive had to reduce number of spots on 
>DC server down to 24 as well. Now it seems to run alot smoother and no one 
>complains, however from console, i can see that the game usually starts 
>with around 30% util, but sometimes jumps to 100% and even 200%. Fps drop 
>down to 20 and people start getting rubber skating effect.
>Could anyone suggest me what can be done about the lag? It is NOT a 
>network lag, since we have a full 100mbit line to the server. I know 
>BF1942 was limiting server to 60fps, is there any reason why the same was 
>removed for BFV?
>Andrei (Y2BNE1)
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