Re: Circlemud design issues

From: Chris Jacobson (fear@ATHENET.NET)
Date: 04/25/98

On 4/25/98 12:37 AM, George (greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG) stated:

>Bad memory, I'd tell you but the archive doesn't search at
>the moment.  So send your $40 to mudservices or mud.gator and get yourself
>a K6 or Pentium II.  I'll keep running it on my 486/50 laptop also.

Actually if you have a team (like I do - 20+ staff), of which 5 different
people share the payments, its not that bad, plus nobody has to dedicate
their own system or have a dedicated line, AND you get to work with an
"uninvolved" 3rd party - no politics to worry about (like someone taking
over the MUD for some reason or another).

Not saying it needs high end hardware or anything, just a dedicated
connect and >some< hardware, altho the best is a processor capable of
handling whatever tasks it needs to do, a decent network interface, and a
good disk subsystem (SCSI being second best - RAID always comes in at the

Fortunately, MudsRUs does use SCSI drives.  They also had a Digital
Prioris, but they switched to the P2/233, and set the Prioris up for the
Quake servers, and are setting up another P2/233.

- Chris Jacobson

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