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running server ? no !

Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 4:31 pm
by gamercolin
hi i have some problems ...
this is the copy of the terminal

Last login: Sat Nov 3 17:22:08 on ttyp1
Welcome to Darwin!
claire:~ claire$ /Users/claire/BZflagserver/bzfs/bzfs.txt
require UDP clients!
using spam time of 5
using spam warn amount of 4
LIBCURL version: libcurl/7.15.3 OpenSSL/0.9.6l zlib/1.2.3 c-ares/1.2.0
ColDet Octree obstacles = 242
grid extent[0] = -117.214058, 222.785950
grid extent[1] = -170.000000, 170.000000
grid extent[2] = 0.000000, 340.000000
world extent[0] = -104.428108, 210.000000
world extent[1] = -170.000000, 170.000000
world extent[2] = 0.000000, 30.000000
ColDet Octree leaf nodes = 312
ColDet Octree total nodes = 420
ColDet Octree total elements = 1554
Collision Octree processed in 0.007 seconds.
Map size: uncompressed = 1625, compressed = 505
Note: no acceleration limit has been set. Players using "mouse
enhancements" may cause problems on this server due to very high
acceleration rates which are not handled well by dead reckoning
algorithms. To eliminate this warning, set the -a switch in your
configuration. '-a 50 38' is recommended for standard-speed servers.
Higher speed servers will need higher values for -a in order to not
affect gameplay. '-a 0 0' may be used to shut this message up without
affecting any players, including those using "mouse enhancements".

style: 7b
capture the flag
super flags allowed
jumping allowed
all shots ricochet
shakable bad flags: timeout=6.000000, wins=0
There is a voting arbiter with the following settings:
vote time is 60 seconds
veto time is 2 seconds
votes required are 2
vote percentage necessary is 50.099998
vote repeat time is 300 seconds
available voters is initially set to 8
Running a private server with the following settings:
listening on
with title of ""
ERROR: Unable to start the server, perhaps one is already running?
claire:~ claire$

problems marked red

Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 5:07 pm
by blast
The first "problem" isn't a problem. If you want to just ignore that note, add -a 0 0 to your config. For the second thing, shut down the other server you are running. The error is pretty descriptive.....

Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 4:13 am
by Longhair
And maybe try:

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killall bzfs
to make sure that you're not running another bzfs on the same port.

Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 1:58 pm
by that exploding tank
...or you could just select another port to run bzfs on :D .

Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 7:54 pm
by Winny
that exploding tank wrote:...or you could just select another port to run bzfs on :D .
Or you could, you know, learn the proper way of doing something, instead of finding a lame workaround.