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 [www.techstyleuk.co.uk]) • DVD Player with Lightscribe • Wireless Keyboard • Wireless Trackball Mouse (from [www.techstyleuk.co.uk]) • 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 www.techstyleuk.co.uk) • Wireless Trackball Mouse (from www.techstyleuk.co.uk)
• O2 XDA Iii connected via WIFI (802.11b)
• 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