1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Hey Guest ! Fancy contributing by becoming a moderator for PRTA? Fill out the application form!
  3. Hey Guest, PRTA is a service provided for free, this can become quite costly at times... :(
    It'd be great if you'd consider making a small contribution here. All support is greatly appreciated!

Announcement PRBF2 v1.4 beta testing update

Discussion in 'News' started by PRTA Bot, Oct 19, 2016.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Offline
    PRTA Bot PRTA Bot Robot Factory

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2011
    Messages:
    749
    Likes Received:
    784
    Trophy Points:
    181
    Occupation:
    Providing information for the PRTA community
    Location:
    Robot Factory
    PRBF2 v1.4 beta testing update
    __________________



    [​IMG]

    PRTA Presents: PRBF2 v1.4 beta testing | October 2016

    Initial results of testing

    Most people have noticed the PRBF2 v1.4 beta testing servers that are currently running. These all include some significant server-side updates which required large-scale testing to validate stability. The results of the initial testing are that ....it failed. We've been able to pick up an increase in the frequency of crashes and corresponding decrease in server usage almost immediately, so we've also been able to take action to minimise the disruption to players.

    tobi-the-fraggel has put a lot of time into tracking down the cause of the failures in cooperation with some other people from outside of PRTA and, as a result, the PRTA beta test server has had multiple updates in the 24 hours before this announcement has been posted. These updates:
    • target the ability to debug problems with our beta test server
    • directly address one of the main causes of server-side crashes

    None of this could be possible without the people who put in the time to help make PRTA run (whilst also developing their own skills, it's a good deal for everyone involved) or without the financial support to keep the servers running, so please:

    [​IMG]

    Further Testing

    As a result of the updates applied to the beta testing server we now need to run more large-scale stability tests to find out if the fixes do what they are supposed to do and to check for further issues. The aim here is to find the problems and fix them before v1.4 is released to all servers, to ensure that everyone gets to benefit from a stable game on day 1.

    To do this effectively we need players on the server. We need to see it crash so that the people working on things behind the scenes can find & fix the underlying issues.

    [​IMG]


    __________________________________________________

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]



  2. Offline

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2015
    Messages:
    20
    Likes Received:
    21
    Trophy Points:
    50
    Occupation:
    DAnk Maymays
    Location:
    Norway
    PR:BF2 Name:
    WhalePiss
    So, does this mean 1.4 will only include server-side changes?
  3. Offline

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2015
    Messages:
    1,203
    Likes Received:
    708
    Trophy Points:
    281
    PR:BF2 Name:
    ArkUTD
    No, there just testing the server stuff ATM.


    And I'll be around for Friday and the weekend for lots of shooting and testing
  4. Offline

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2015
    Messages:
    20
    Likes Received:
    21
    Trophy Points:
    50
    Occupation:
    DAnk Maymays
    Location:
    Norway
    PR:BF2 Name:
    WhalePiss
    Thank God! Was worried there for a second. Thought the time is getting pretty ripe for 1.4 to be released if you ask me. 1.3 was 1,5 years ago
    ArkUTD likes this.
  5. Offline
    Sloan Sloan Pirate

    Manager Technical Dept. Lead Coder Sysadmin

    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2012
    Messages:
    11,275
    Likes Received:
    5,605
    Trophy Points:
    291
    Occupation:
    Scientific software engineer
    Location:
    Barcelona
    PR:BF2 Name:
    Sloan[EEF]
    4. PR:BF2 Players

    We have an update from yesterday's testing: We need more crashes.
    I've been told that there are two theories about the underlying cause, but more information seems to be needed to narrow it down.
  6. Offline

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2012
    Messages:
    609
    Likes Received:
    533
    Trophy Points:
    181
    Squad Name:
    Clayton
    PR:BF2 Name:
    Clayton
    The sooner we can give the devs the info they need, the sooner we get to play 1.4

    Seed Seed Seed. Thats what we really need right now.
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page