User:Jspeckman

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My Setup

Hardware

Dedicated Core

  • Located in cabinet in basement near patch panel and speaker runs
  • 4U Rackmount case
  • 350 watt PSU
  • Supermicro 370DLE Dual Pentium 3 (1ghz)
  • 2 Gb ram
  • Onboard 100Mbit ethernet (external net)
  • PCI-X 1Gbit fiber card (internal net)
  • 2 SB Live! cards
  • 1 ati rage 128 (just enough video for a dedicated server)
  • 1 80 Gb IDE drive (system and audio media)
  • 1 250 GB IDE drive (video media)
  • 1 CDROM drive
  • 1 4 port usb hub
  • 2 APC SmartUPS 900's modded to use 2 lawn tractor batteries each (these power core and network infrastructure)

Media Directors

  • None (I use XBMC on an Xbox to watch videos)

Orbiters

  • Web orbiter
  • Windows orbiter installed under wine on laptop

Automation

  • 1 CM11A
  • A couple of X10 switches and outlets

Audio

  • 2 zones of whole house audio completed so far (this system is being designed for background music)
  • All speaker wiring goes to a rack in the basement.
  • Volume is controlled via mechanical volume knobs in each room.
  • Zone 1 - first soundcard -> amp ->ceiling speakers on first floor.
  • Zone 2 - second soundcard -> car amp ->pair of car speakers in outdoor housings on patio

Climate

  • DS9490R w/ no sensors currently attached
  • GSD weather retrieval plugin NOAA Weather

Network

  • 44 Cat5e drops throughout the house and patio (minimum 4 ports per room)
  • DSL internet connection
  • Linksys WRT-54G running latest dd-wrt firmware
  • Cisco Catalyst 3524xl 24 port 10/100 switch w/ 2 GBIC ports
  • 4 port internet vlan
  • Core and WRT-54G connect directly to internet
  • WRT-54G is firewall, DNS/DHCP server for rest of network


Software