Author Topic: massive cpu load  (Read 4250 times)

novex

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massive cpu load
« on: April 02, 2004, 08:15:23 AM »
umm when running icechat and connecting to

irc.absurd-irc.net ( i think) and then joining a channel with around 3500 ppl in it icechat takes up about 90 - 99 percent of

teh cpu time, and start performing realy badly.

im running windows xp pro
icechat 5.11 build

020604



any ideas ?

also

the mem usage was heading up tot eh 50 meg area after running for a while.

Snerf

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massive cpu load
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2004, 08:30:07 AM »
That does not surprise me at all.
IceChat runs terrible for

HUGE channels like that.

Easy suggestion, don't use IceChat for channels that large, it was never meant to work

reliably with them. Anything more then 500 users, and IceChat just lags. Its because of the programming language that IceChat

is currently written in.  Version 6 will most likely solve these problems.
The IceChat God

novex

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massive cpu load
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2004, 08:53:35 AM »
mmmkay, spiffy.

IRBMe

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massive cpu load
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2004, 04:16:12 AM »
what kind of channel has 3500 users in it! that's more than

most SERVERS! Even the largest channel on the largest network on the world has much less than that. Sounds like a suspicious

bot channel or something to me.
Icechat - how cool can you GET?

novex

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massive cpu load
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2004, 05:01:13 AM »
irc.absurd-irc.net

#dc-warez

lots of bots but at

least a couple of thousand users.