[bf1942] BF2 server discussion

Joe sechon at blackmud.com
Thu Sep 30 08:04:29 EDT 2004

It's nice to see fbsd consideration -- 5x has my vote, as we still have a
bit of time before bf2 release..5 should likely be on -stable as said below.
Even if it's not, it will be soon enough. ;)

-----Original Message-----
From: g8 at the.whole.net [mailto:g8 at the.whole.net]
Sent: Thursday, September 30, 2004 6:49 AM
To: bf1942 at icculus.org
Subject: Re: [bf1942] BF2 server discussion

Another vote for the FreeBSD 5 series.  Steve sums up all the advantages
quite nicely :)


On Thu, 30 Sep 2004, Steven Hartland wrote:

> Great news on the FreeBSD front there definitely seems to be a growing
> use of it as the preferred OS for GSP's due to its excellent security
> and the issues surrounding Linux and its licences.
> With the time frame your looking at I would say a 5x binary would be the
> best to go with as with the imminent release of 5.3 the 5 branch should
> become the stable branch ( or that's the plan :P ). The benefits of 5x are
> considerable for game serving due to the much enhanced SMP core. We
> have been using it since 5.0 and have never had any issues all our
> *nix based games machines are running 5.X.
>     Steve / K

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