[bf1942] To Andreas: Linux vs. Windows
james at globalmegacorp.org
Wed Feb 15 12:20:22 EST 2006
On 2/15/2006 4:19 AM, Einar S. Idsø wrote:
> It is well known that an idle BF2 server (as with BF1942 and BFV) uses a
> significant amount of CPU-power (5-10%) when running a 2.6 kernel with
> 1000Hz jiffies.
For what it's worth, on our server, this has never been quite true.
bf1942 idles at about 10%, but bf2 doesn't have the same problem. It
will use 0% when idle. Anecdotal evidence suggests that kernel
configuration has an impact on this, but as far as I can tell, no-one
has ever definitively pinned down what causes the issue. The fact that
it impacts bf1942 but not bf2 on my server is very strange. I'd love to
find a solution to this because we're not running bf2 any more. We went
back to DC a couple of months ago and have been seeing the elevated cpu
usage ever since..
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