[bf1942] BF1 Question : Using FireDaemon Pro to run bf1942?

Brigham Stevens brs at vikingmind.com
Wed Apr 13 16:32:34 EDT 2005

Yep I'm on this list because I have been running a dedicated linux
server for > 2 years, Unholy Desert of Doom CTF DC/Final.. :) But, I
have 2 windows boxes that were provided by someone else and don't really
have the choice of OS on them so much, and I am using them for HL2 and
some DC Match servers.

Aubrey King wrote:

> Try linux.  daemons are native to it and foreign to windoze.  No need
> to reboot the server when an app misbehaves, etc.  All in all,
> superior - except when trying to play games. :)  For servers, though,
> WAY more stable and efficient.
> Aubrey King
> Systems Administrator II
> IP Systems Engineering
> Global Crossing, Ltd.
> On Tue, 12 Apr 2005, Brigham Stevens wrote:
>> Ok I've decided that for my purposes Kevin's BFSM will work fine.
>> However, one thing that is odd is that in FireDaemon I selected
>> "interact with desktop" which should enable the app to display it's
>> interface, but none appears. It isn't really a problem tho, the server
>> is configured and working, but I think that it is strange that no window
>> is appearing when interact w/desktop is selected.. In the past in
>> working with services I have used that option (not w/FireDaemon, but in
>> the Service properties page) for apps that run as services and display a
>> GUI. Anyways, like I said it does not really matter the server is
>> working.
>> Hammer 2.0 wrote:
>>> Yep I use FireDaemon as well to keep an instance of BFSM running,
>>> works like a charm and well worth the license fee. I use it for other
>>> things too such as FTP's, IRC bots and TeamSpeak. FireDaemon si teh
>>> shit I tells ya! :)
>>> /H
>>>> From: Brigham Stevens <brs at vikingmind.com>
>>>> Reply-To: bf1942 at icculus.org
>>>> To: bf1942 at icculus.org
>>>> Subject: [bf1942] BF1 Question : Using FireDaemon Pro to run bf1942?
>>>> Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2005 11:23:42 -0700
>>>> Hello...
>>>> A note from someone still running bf1942/DC servers :)
>>>> I recently starting using FireDeamon to run my HL2 : source based
>>>> servers.... Pretty damn nifty.
>>>> Has anyone succeeded in using it to run BF1942? The bf server likes to
>>>> quit itself and spawn more processes and I think FireDaemon has issues
>>>> dealing with that, and in fact it will spawn a zillion of them...
>>>> OUCH!
>>>> thanks!
>>>> --brigham

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