[ut2003io] suggestion for posible smp improvement

Felix Maibaum f.maibaum at web.de
Mon Oct 28 12:21:14 EST 2002

Am Donnerstag, 24. Oktober 2002 00:16 schrieb Daniel Vogel:
> > Moving the server to a separate CPU is nontrivial in ut2003. You can run
> > the dedicated server program separately, though, and the kernel will put
> > it on a separate processor, but you still fight for memory, etc.
> It actually won't be faster because the engine can take a lot of shortcuts
> if it's not a real network connection :)

I assumed as much. That was also the actual idea behind my question: keeping 
the shortcuts while still using a second processor.

> > The client does Ogg Vorbis decoding in a separate thread, and OpenAL
> > mixing in a third thread. These will already scale to multiple CPU
> > setups.

i know.

> But it's not like these things use the CPU much... at least on Windows ;)

careful, wrong list for making fun of penguins!

thanks for the info


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