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I built my first LMCE system in the Summer of 2008, knowing nothing about Linux. Since then I have learnt a bit about Linux and about LMCE but still have a way to go. In November of 2008 I moved from the UK to the US.

My hardware is as listed below:


• Gigabyte GA-M61SME-S2 with GeForce 6100 (256Mb shared), Realtek 8201 phy (10/100Mbit – eth0) LAN onboard

• AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+

• 2 x 1Gb DDRII

• Nvidia GeForce 8600GT 512Mb (fitted but not working – yet)

• 10/100/1000 LAN card (eth1)

• Creative Labs Audigy2 ZS (connected to receiver by Digital Coax)

• Samsung 1Tb SATAII drive (boot drive)

• Western Digital 200 Gb IDE drive

• Hitachi 450 Gb SATAII drive

• Bluetooth Dongle (from [Techstyle UK Ltd.])

• DVD Player with Lightscribe

• Wireless Keyboard

• Wireless Trackball Mouse (from [Techstyle UK Ltd.])

• Windows MCE Remote with IR Blaster

• LG RZ-37LZ55 37” LCD TV connected by RS232

• Pioneer VSX-411 A/V Receiver – ‘Blasted’ by the IR Blaster

• CM11A X10 interface connected by RS232

• Microphone


• Matsonic MS8147C VIA KT400 Chipset Socket A, Realtek RT8100B LAN (10/100 Mbit), AC’97 audio (sound did not work)

• AMD Athlon XP 2600+

• 3 x 256Mb PC133 DDR

• Elsa Erazor 8x AGP (Nvidia GeForce 440MX chipset) 128Mb

• Creative Labs 5.1 sound card

• Maxtor 40Gb IDE drive

• CDRom

• Viewsonic VE500 15” LCD Monitor

• Creative Labs 5.1 Speakers

• Bluetooth Dongle (from [Techstyle UK Ltd.])

• Wireless Trackball Mouse (from [Techstyle UK Ltd.])

Mobile Orbiter

• O2 XDA Iii connected via WIFI (802.11b)

Network Equipment

• Motorola Surfboard

• Linksys WRT54G router/WIFI Access point (SSID linuxmce)

• D-Link DL-604 router

• Netgear ADSL modem/router/WIFI Access point (SSID jasong)

Below is my network layout, both in the UK and US

Network Setup - UK

UK Setup.jpg

Network Setup - US

Techstyle US Setup.jpg

Outstanding Issues

Currently my XDA orbiter is not working and neither is my Media Director in the Study. I will be doing a rebuild to try to resolve these problems

I can not get my NVIDIA 8600 to work