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Re: [vox] wolfenstein linux server

On Thu, 18 Oct 2001, ME wrote:

> If this is the new Wolfenstein that is coming out (not Castle Wolfenstein
> (2d) Beyond Castle Wolfennstein (2d), Wolfenstein 3d (first person 3d
> shoot'em up), but is instead the new Wolfenstein (Return to Castle
> Wolfenstein?) (rumored $10 million? from a guy who gave a presentation on
> the gaming companies) I heard that they were using the Quake 2 engine. If
> this is the case, they might be using the Quake2 servers or modifications
> of those servers for network games. Searches for intersections of those
> two values or variations on those two values may turn up some results for
> you.

This is the new "Return to Castle Wolfenstein", based on the quake3 engine.

> Are you testing their newest product for Linux? If so, opinions?

The linux port... rocks :)

> > > I've been trying to do so on a machine with dual interfaces, and i can't get
> > > the server to bind to the interface i want.
> Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us> wrote:
> > If you have no freedom to specify network interfaces in the application
> > configuration, then you may have to reassign your physical network
> > interfaces to their logical counterparts.  How this would be done would
> > depend on the cards present... if they use the same driver, and are 3com
> > and/or PCI-based, you may not be able to do that.  If they use different
> > drivers, you can see that the driver modules are loaded in reverse order,
> > or if the cards are the same and the driver arguments are card-specific
> > (typically ISA) then you can change the arguments to the driver.
> >
> > Might be easier to swap cables. :)
> One thing that I have used for cards of the same model, is the append eth
> settings in the lilo.conf with expliciit IRQ referecnes for each eth and
> proper names eth0, eth1 as I desire them. Seems to work, but I may have
> just been lucky.
> in /etc/lilo.conf
> append="ether=IRQ,IO,ethX ether=IRQ,IO,ETHX"
> Where IRQ is the hardware interrupt, IO is the IO port like 0x310 and ETHX
> is the interface like eth0. Use of "0" (zero) for IRQ or IO means that the
> kernel should autoprobe. Being Lazy, I just chose the manually assigned
> IRQs, and left the IO as "0"
> The reason for doing this is I have 5 ethernet cards in the same box, and
> I wanted them to always come up the same way - even if I added another
> card. (2 NE2000, 3 3Com).
> Jeff's suggestion is a great idea since you can probably do it without
> restarting your OS if you know what you are doing, and has other
> advantages over the one I outlined.

woah... overkill guys.

I'm not making any changes to the hardware. It already all works fine, no need
to mess with it because of one stubborn app.

besides, i got it to work :)


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