[ut2004] Help? 64 bit linux client and poor fps.

Zachary Williams admin at ztnet.com
Mon Nov 29 08:28:53 EST 2004

I'm not sure of the command line.  It's possibly -noaudio or just turning it 
off from within the game options area.  (It's been a bit since I fired up 
2k4, sorry).  Perhaps someone can chime in here with the proper command line 
option. :)


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Clint Goudie-Nice" <clint at magicalspirits.net>
To: <ut2004 at icculus.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 28, 2004 8:54 PM
Subject: Re: [ut2004] Help? 64 bit linux client and poor fps.

> On Fri, 2004-11-26 at 20:55 -1000, Zachary Williams wrote:
>> I have two suggestions.  In the bios, how much memory do you allow for 
>> the
>> AGP device to use?  (I can't recall the setting name specifically).
>> Ensuring it's not as some insane low number like 4 or 8 megabytes would 
>> be
>> good, although unless you changed it from the default, it should be at 32 
>> or
>> 64.  I've heard many 'suggestions' for this setting, but the one I hear 
>> most
>> often is 1/2 your ram amount.
> It's a 256 meg video card, and I allow 256 meg to go to agp memory as
> well..
>> Secondly, have you tried turning OFF sound completely?  You have windows 
>> and
>> linux available, so check your FPS with sound on and off on the windows
>> side, then check again on the linux side and see if anything looks off. 
>> We
>> are focusing on it being a 'video' issue, but perhaps it is something 
>> else
>> in the system not allowing the video card to get enough data by starving 
>> CPU
>> or something else.
> Any ideas on how to do this? If I comment out the AudioDevice in the
> UT2004.ini, ut wont start anymore... is there a null audio device I can
> specify to give this a try?

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