[bf1942] Server connection problem

Giel van Schijndel giel at kingofdos.com
Thu Jul 13 12:07:57 EDT 2006

Seems very odd to me, you would think that gathering info about new
players would be a task delegated to another thread or something.

That would be a way of preventing such nonsense problems like this.

SSG Mortis
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Einar S. Idsø schreef:
> I am almost *positive* that the freezes occur exactly when a new player
> enters the server, and I am almost *positive* that there is a problem
> with your DNS-server. The thing that happens is that the server contacts
> gamespy for rank-data for the new player, ant it _always_ looks up the
> DNS of bf2web.gamespy.com. The server will hang while the server
> receives rank-data. We had this exact problem on our servers, and it
> took me ages to figure it out. We ended up using a newer DNS-server. An
> alternative is to enter the IP of the gamespy server into your
> hosts-file, but that is not really a permanent solution.
> Just time a couple of nslookups to see how fast the DNS server is.
> Cheers,
> Einar
> Kybber, servermanager @ Battlefield.no
> bf2 at sioban.net wrote:
>> We have a strange problem with our server.
>> Sometimes when someone connect to it, it freezes the server giving other
>> players a message about Connection Problems, 1 or 2 secondes later, all is fine.
>> We have no lag, no network problems (it's a 100 Mbits connection) except that
>> strange freeze.
>> Anyone reported that ?
>> Thanks

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