OK - thanks Tom - i didnt get the reply. I guess there's summat wrong
somewhere either my end or the lists end. any chance you could paste the
reply again please?
Since i sent the 1st one i have fiddled with my list settings (to get
notices of when i send to the list etc)
On 6/11/08, Tom Leighton <tomrleighton@goog...> wrote:
> Yes, we got it, you also got a reply if you didn't notice.
> Patrick Shelley wrote:
> > Sorry if you have seen this email before - its just that i dont think my
> > emails are getting to the list so i am re-sending.
> > Noob questions coming up (have patience!)
> > I'm thinking - only thinking of getting a dedicated Linux server to run
> > TF2 game on. I already got a "slot" on a server with a really great
> > that hasn't let me down. But i'm thinking - i stress thinking of getting
> > dedicated one to play about with.
> > Can someone help me along with explaining how this works? (and the
> > terminology)
> > 1) How many 'instances' of a game can i run on a dedicated server?
> > 2) I know that the (example) IP of my current set-up is 12.345.678.90 -
> > this might be on a shared server as i have a port number *:12345* at the
> > of the IP?? Is that correct?
> > 3) If i am correct then i am currently just one 'instance' of TF2 on a
> > dedicated server run by my provider?
> > 4) Can I run more than 1 type of game on a dedi server?
> > 5) What about security?
> > 6) I read all you guys emails about the set-up of the server, I take a
> > at the pics you provide to show performances, try to understand the
> > line stuff you go on about (fps, boost and other variables etc) - will i
> > have to thoroughly learn how to set it up like you lot? (in other words,
> > become more geeky than i already am as a Web Dev fluent in a couple of
> > languages)
> > 7) Any other helpful (non-condescending) advice for a noob?
> > Very much appreciated,
> > Pat
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