[MUD-Dev] How to support 1000+ simultaneous connections, and some philosophy.

Ben Greear greear at cyberhighway.net
Fri Mar 12 17:24:25 New Zealand Daylight Time 1999


J C Lawrence wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 11 Mar 1999 22:28:16 -0700
> Chris Gray<cg at ami-cg.GraySage.Edmonton.AB.CA> wrote:
> 
> > [Petri Virkkula:]
> 
> > Doesn't that require a custom DNS, so that it does hand out the IP's
> > in round-robin fashion? What about DNS's that cache associations?
> 
> Round-robin DNS ias part of the base BIND/named supports.  It comes by
> default -- all you have to do is define more than one IP per host.

However, this doesn't address one of my original problems.  The problem
is that even with ~256 users, you may not be using your hardware
efficiently.
This is the case where you need some special configuration.  Of course,
when all is said an done, it might just be easier to
re-compiler/configure
your OS anyway.

Ben

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