[bf1942] 32 bit versus 64 bit

Jay Vasallo jayco1 at charter.net
Sat Jul 30 12:14:27 EDT 2005

 --On Saturday, July 30, 2005 9:20 AM -0500 Jay Vasallo <jayco1 at charter.net>
> wrote:
>> Maybe this is why the 64 bit servers crash? You say main benefit is multi
>> servers.... Please explain this?

From: "ScratchMonkey" <ScratchMonkey at MatureAsskickers.net>

> 64 bit is different from multiprocessor. 64 bit CPU's have wider address 
> and data paths and more registers. Multiprocessors have multiple CPU's, 
> which could be either 32 or 64 bit (but not mixed).

Reason for me asking is this. I notice on the 64 bit quad four servers, the 
server will crash if set to 64 players. Have to lower them to 50 players so 
processes stay below 99.9. Dual p4's , 32 bit, won't. So I am guessing 64 
bit was not thought out well?

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