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Re: 24/7 Server Status Updates
« Reply #15 on: November 22, 2009, 07:58:41 PM »
maybe we could schedule private matches using another program

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Re: 24/7 Server Status Updates
« Reply #15 on: November 22, 2009, 07:58:41 PM »

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Re: 24/7 Server Status Updates
« Reply #16 on: November 22, 2009, 09:56:13 PM »
Yeah, I think something like that would be a great idea! That way, everyone would be aware of when planned pick-up games and official matches were being held. If we could integrate Wake-On LAN (y'all turning my PC on remotely) into that, it would be super spiffy. Maybe we could incorporate it into our calendar system? Let's find another topic to continue this conversation in though since this is for status updates. :)

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Re: 24/7 Server Status Updates
« Reply #17 on: November 25, 2009, 07:00:38 PM »
Server is being updated.

I wanted to keep this on the downlow until I knew whether or not it was going to happen... but it is official... we're getting a completely new server. Rambus is being replaced with a rig sporting a dual-core AMD, 2+ gigs of RAM, and SATA drives. Not bleeding edge by any means, but a huge technological leap compared to the Rambus rig. It'll save me some money as far as electricity consumption goes too. This is going to be happening sometime in the next 2 or so weeks. Since we've already done this once, it shouldn't take very long to re-config the server and prep it for winter break. :)

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Re: 24/7 Server Status Updates
« Reply #18 on: November 25, 2009, 10:37:56 PM »
Tru, tru...

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Re: 24/7 Server Status Updates
« Reply #19 on: November 25, 2009, 11:08:35 PM »
AWESOME!
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Re: 24/7 Server Status Updates
« Reply #20 on: November 25, 2009, 11:20:58 PM »
Sweetness! Now for a full Armageddon Invasion 2 public match on Nightmare... XD

Good luck with the bandwidth on that baby.
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Re: 24/7 Server Status Updates
« Reply #21 on: November 26, 2009, 04:20:29 AM »
Good luck with the bandwidth on that baby.
Ha, thanks! Hopefully Comcast will play nicely with me this time around.  :facepalm

I'm really excited about this whole thing. I think updating the rig will weed out some of the problems... like lag... that we have been experiencing along the way.
« Last Edit: November 26, 2009, 04:25:30 AM by brain candy »

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Re: 24/7 Server Status Updates
« Reply #22 on: November 28, 2009, 03:34:43 PM »
Old server is offline, new server is being built!

Hey guys, sorry for all the downtime. I'm hoping to roll out the new server sometime this week. Here is the specs on the new server PC. I hope everyone is excited! Maybe we can get some matches going while everyone is on winter break. :)

CPU:
AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ (Dual Core, 2.1 GHz + overclocked to however much I decide)
2000MHz Hyper Transport

Motherboard:
ECS Black Edition Motherboard A780GM-A (Not very keen on ECS boards)
AMD 780G Northbridge
ATI SB700 Southbridge
ATI Radeon HD 3200 onboard (What a waste for a server PC..)
Atheros LAN chipset
Wake-On LAN enabled (Atarian and CC can remote start my PC)

RAM:
2 gigs of DDR2 Corsair 1066 RAM (Nothing special)

PSU:
Antec TruePower, 380 watts

OS:
Torn between Windows Server 2008 R2 Web Edition and Suse/Debian/Ubuntu.

Pretty much, this rig has everything we need. A solid up to date LAN port, SATA enabled, way less power consumption, and tons more powerful than our aging server. I'm hoping this will take care of the lag some of y'all exerpienced.
« Last Edit: November 28, 2009, 04:13:57 PM by brain candy »

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Re: 24/7 Server Status Updates
« Reply #23 on: November 28, 2009, 11:51:20 PM »
Sweet!

Looks like I came in just in time!
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Re: 24/7 Server Status Updates
« Reply #24 on: November 29, 2009, 01:24:13 AM »
Epic!

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Re: 24/7 Server Status Updates
« Reply #25 on: December 20, 2009, 10:45:59 PM »
Hurry up and get the server up so I can come on and take you down with a shotgun!

I mean.. A super zorcher! :P

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Re: 24/7 Server Status Updates
« Reply #26 on: December 21, 2009, 01:11:16 AM »
You know an ATI Radeon HD 3200 isnt that bad, I used it for a while before upgrading to a 4890.

It plays Cod4 800x600 on medium settings, 30+ fps; Crysis 800x600 medium-low settings 20 - 30 fps (unless you're staring at a marker flare in your face - 10-15 fps)
Still looking at my maps every now and then...

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Re: 24/7 Server Status Updates
« Reply #27 on: December 21, 2009, 02:30:27 AM »
Sorry guys, I've been having some hardware drama. My main rig is currently toast and my laptop has decided to misbehave too, so I have not given the server the attention it needs. Depending on what my main rig decides to do, I might need the stinky server for school.  :facepalm

Things are kinda hectic right now, but I'll let y'all know when I can get this thing online in some form or another.

The ATI Radeon HD 3200 is a really great onboard GPU. That's why I was bummed it was just going to be used for the server! Le sad.

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Re: 24/7 Server Status Updates
« Reply #28 on: December 21, 2009, 02:50:23 AM »
Sorry guys, I've been having some hardware drama. My main rig is currently toast and my laptop has decided to misbehave too, so I have not given the server the attention it needs. Depending on what my main rig decides to do, I might need the stinky server for school.  :facepalm

Things are kinda hectic right now, but I'll let y'all know when I can get this thing online in some form or another.

The ATI Radeon HD 3200 is a really great onboard GPU. That's why I was bummed it was just going to be used for the server! Le sad.

NOOO!!! I was really hoping for my first online match! That map you guys use is just too cool!

I wish I could help, I've been getting a lot of first hand learning about servers for businesses since my dad works in that field.
Still looking at my maps every now and then...

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Re: 24/7 Server Status Updates
« Reply #29 on: December 21, 2009, 04:09:37 PM »
When, when, when?!

I want to play on the server!
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