[bf1942] Bandwidth advice

Jon Wolberg jon at defenderhosting.com
Mon May 9 12:55:08 EDT 2005

A full 64 man BF1942 server uses just a tad over 4mb/sec.  BFV uses a tiny 
bit more bandwidth than BF1942 did so that sounds about right to me.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Ressen" <netadmin at michiganburbs.com>
To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
Sent: Monday, May 09, 2005 12:45 PM
Subject: Re: [bf1942] Bandwidth advice

> 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.
> /ba

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