[bf1942] BFV Bandwidth Usage
jon at ecgnetwork.com
Tue Mar 16 16:34:51 EST 2004
When you say Vanilla, you mean BFV or BF1942?
Tech Support Manager
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sid Chrome" <sidbo at xtra.co.nz>
To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2004 4:28 PM
Subject: RE: [bf1942] BFV Bandwidth Usage
> I run a fairly busy 64 player vanilla server here.
> I've currently got a dual Opteron test box that I'm running it on, 2 x 246
> cpu's, 6G ram, and on a 100M pipe into our core backbone.
> Some version of Redhat 64bit linux installed.
> With a full server, cpu peaks at around the 45% mark, network peaks to
> 4 to 4.5mbit/sec, and looking at the console the lowest the server fps
> to drop is to about 20.
> On a good fast client machine and network connection, this is as smooth as
> silk. The best I've ever been able to get a full 64 player game running.
> The key thing I've found for clients getting "server lag" is the server
> setting while it's full. If it's staying at 15 or above constantly, then
> clients will not notice any server lag. It's going to be their machine
> is not capable of supporting that number of players.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jon Wolberg [mailto:jon at ecgnetwork.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, 17 March 2004 10:17 a.m.
> To: bf1942 at icculus.org
> Subject: Re: [bf1942] BFV Bandwidth Usage
> It seems the game just cant handle 64 players. The server isnt going
> 60% usage and there is no choke on the bandwidth. Everyone says they lag
> when it starts to go 50+ though :(
> Jon Wolberg
> Tech Support Manager
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jon Wolberg" <jon at ecgnetwork.com>
> To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2004 1:10 PM
> Subject: [bf1942] BFV Bandwidth Usage
> > Hey Guys-
> > Thought you would all enjoy this. Our 64 man server has started to fill
> > ( been 50+ last hour ) and should be full the rest of the evening. I
> > together a little login so everyone can watch the BW usage. It seems to
> > roughly the same as BF1942, which is good. I'm getting really strange
> > readings on our Windows machine, i'll give more on that later when I
> > it out.
> > http://guardian.defenderhosting.com/traffic/
> > login: bfv
> > password: bandwidthpig
> > Please be considerate.
> > Thanks.
> > Jon Wolberg
> > Tech Support Manager
> > www.ECGNetwork.Com
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