[bf1942] BF2 Server Requirements

Chris Adams chris at fragzzhost.com
Wed Jun 8 15:30:45 EDT 2005

With the SMT scheduler can't you make the kernel split requests from all
of the processes between the two threads? (ie one thread appears for
process allocation). I can't find a clear definition - if anyone is in
the know please say :-)

Chris Adams
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-----Original Message-----
From: Brigham Stevens [mailto:brs at vikingmind.com] 
Sent: 08 June 2005 20:13
To: bf1942 at icculus.org
Subject: Re: [bf1942] BF2 Server Requirements

Sorry if this has been beat to death, but how about an:

Intel Xeon 2.8 Ghz with Hyperthreading (I know HT probably does not
3mbps bandwidth sustained with some bursting over.....
How many players would you guess this could handle?

This will of course be running Linux, probably FC3.
Steve, what linux distro do you use for your servers?

Steven Hartland wrote:

> Just seen the following which sounds reasonable:
> Recommended Specification, based on playing a 64 player game:
> CPU: 3.4 Ghz Pentium 4 or Athlon XP, or a 2 Ghz 64-bit Opteron.
>    Steve / K
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