[bf1942] Bandwidth advice

Michael Ressen netadmin at michiganburbs.com
Mon May 9 12:45:13 EDT 2005

Aubrey King wrote:
> Hey.. wondering what kind of bandwidth it would eat to run my bf server 
> at home again.  I had a T1 at my house that seemed to do 28 players (42, 
> not bfv) w/out issue, but have since switched to a business class cable 
> modem to cut costs (by 2/3 per month).  I'd like to run a server again, 
> but I'm worried that my upstream might be too slow to handle it.  My 
> downstream is faster than the T1, but up is a bit slower.  Any numbers 
> would be appreciated.
> Aubrey King
> Systems Administrator II
> IP Systems Engineering
> Global Crossing, Ltd.

My previous experiences with 42 and bf:v was that a full 64 bf42 + 32 on 
bfv = 6.3mb/sec sustained, with no limits on connection speed in the 
configs.   I never did divide it out further.


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