Re: [NEWBIE] CircleMUD and problems with other programs

From: Gary Barnett (gbarnett@POLARNET.COM)
Date: 07/28/97

On Monday, July 28, 1997 9:33 PM, Co-Sysop [SMTP:dmodem@CYBNETONLINE.COM]
> I have been coding my MUD for a while and i have added a few things to the
> code but nothing drastic.  Until recently I was just going to have to spend
> a lot of money to run my MUD but now I found someone who will do it for
> free
> on his server.  What I need to know before I go ahead and do this and start
> causing problems is how does CircleMUD interfere with web servers, mail
> servers, and other communications programs that are running?  On a Windows
> NT 4.0 server running multiple programs would MUD crashes and general MUD
> use cause problems with the other programs or cause them to crash as well?
> I have heard all about MUD crashes but I haven't actually seen one and I
> don't know what it does to the system.  Also, with 32 mb ram and a pentium
> pro 200 would the system be slowed down by the MUD?  I would hate for his
> system to crash and cause him to lose business because of the MUD.
> Any advice would be helpful.

1) Add memory. The more the better. NT likes a _lot_ of memory.

2) Depends on the crash. NT does seem to shrug off crashes pretty well.


"Never worry about the bullet with your name on it. Instead, worry about
shrapnel addressed to 'occupant.'" --Murphy

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