I have two computers at home — a cheapie $400 Gateway T-8635u laptop I bought on sale at Newegg a couple months ago and a homebuilt desktop based on a Gigabyte P43-ES3G motherboard, E8200 CPU, 4GB of RAM, Nvidia 7600GT and FX5500 GTS video cards, 2 Envy24-based sound cards, two Samsung DVD-RW drives, and 320, […]
Some time in the next few days I hope to put up the Basternae 3 codebase in its current state temporarily in the hope that a few folks will be willing to help with some testing. This isn’t a “beta” or anything like that. It’s more of a “proof of concept” — to find out […]
Progress will have to halt for a bit — started the new job and there’s a bunch of things I don’t know as well as I’d like to, so it’s reading tech books that’ll take up the spare time for the next few weeks.
I just finished reading Masquerades by Kate Novak and Jeff Grubb, tenth book in The Harpers series. I skipped over the ninth book, Crown of Fire, because I ordered it from Paperbackswap and it hadn’t arrived by the time I wanted to pick up another book. I have mixed feelings on the book. Most of […]
A week ago I wrote about Mono not being happy with XmlElementAttribute. I had cleaned up loading/saving for players and zone files, but skill and spell data needed some work. I took care of that today, so all of the xml serialization is happy now. I’ve hired the wife as a QA tester to do […]
One of the things that I do for the FindMUD mud listings is check connections once in a while (approximately monthly) to see if a MUD server is running and then display a log of connection attempts on that MUD’s listing page. When I was on shared hosting, that was a process that was far […]
Here’s the resource usage for Basternae running on Mono on Ubuntu with 1 active user and 6 zones loaded: USER PID %CPU %MEM VSZ RSS TTY STAT START TIME COMMAND root 24624 0.2 6.9 39284 25548 pts/0 SNl 21:40 0:08 mono Basternae.exe I have to imagine with a full complement of zones and a few […]