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  Reply # 603177 1-Apr-2012 09:02 Send private message

Replaced the HTPC with a Mac mini and removed the VMs as there are just too many and they change all the time. Also got my first 32GB machine.


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  Reply # 603457 1-Apr-2012 20:01 Send private message

Haven't see OS2 for a looooong time... what on earth do you use it for?

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  Reply # 603483 1-Apr-2012 21:07 Send private message

REXX, and sometimes I humor myself by watching web explorer struggle to render web sites (I should get out more)

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  Reply # 603514 1-Apr-2012 22:25 Send private message

lyonrouge: REXX, and sometimes I humor myself by watching web explorer struggle to render web sites (I should get out more)


You need a new hobby xD 




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  Reply # 603526 1-Apr-2012 23:15 Send private message

lyonrouge: Replaced the HTPC with a Mac mini and removed the VMs as there are just too many and they change all the time. Also got my first 32GB machine.



Why don't we expand this thread to cover your cable management as well? I'm quite keen to see how you manage it 

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  Reply # 605701 5-Apr-2012 13:26 Send private message

It's not big and it's not smart



Switched GigaBit Ethernet backbone running the length of the house with user data resident on NAS and accessed by EStrong File Explorer (Android), Samba, Junction (WinXP) or Windows Library Tools (Win7/Win8) where  NAS user data is seen as local file storage or library folders.


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  Reply # 606590 8-Apr-2012 09:20 Send private message

I went to look at the pictures but they are 404 now?





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  Reply # 607004 9-Apr-2012 11:05 Send private message

Images have been restored. Will post an update when my new AS/400 is installed.

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  Reply # 607018 9-Apr-2012 12:33 Send private message

MS Paint FTW :D

[edit] Just note, the blue lines connecting everything, shows they are wireless. No devices are wired to the modem or repeater in my house. The printer and EXT HDD are wired to that computer though and shared on the network. 





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  Reply # 607019 9-Apr-2012 12:41 Send private message

JAMMAN2110:
lyonrouge: Replaced the HTPC with a Mac mini and removed the VMs as there are just too many and they change all the time. Also got my first 32GB machine.



Why don't we expand this thread to cover your cable management as well? I'm quite keen to see how you manage it 


Is spaghetti a management technique? 



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  Reply # 607020 9-Apr-2012 12:43 Send private message

lyonrouge:
JAMMAN2110:
lyonrouge: Replaced the HTPC with a Mac mini and removed the VMs as there are just too many and they change all the time. Also got my first 32GB machine.



Why don't we expand this thread to cover your cable management as well? I'm quite keen to see how you manage it 


Is spaghetti a management technique? 


Yes. ;) Hopefully I'll have a few good images to post sometime soon, just working on running some cable. 

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  Reply # 607021 9-Apr-2012 12:46 Send private message

JAMMAN2110:
lyonrouge:
JAMMAN2110:
lyonrouge: Replaced the HTPC with a Mac mini and removed the VMs as there are just too many and they change all the time. Also got my first 32GB machine.



Why don't we expand this thread to cover your cable management as well? I'm quite keen to see how you manage it 


Is spaghetti a management technique? 


Yes. ;) Hopefully I'll have a few good images to post sometime soon, just working on running some cable. 


Ironically I spent some time this weekend shortening some cables that were way too long. I've always liked the idea of a pathc panel, but I'm always working on software nonsense. 

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  Reply # 607040 9-Apr-2012 13:37 Send private message

My LAN has changed a bit..

Genius Wifi -> 2x laptops, 1x desktop (thats hardly on) and an android phone. No CAT5/6 anymore (ripped it out, previous owner did horrendous job of running it around the house). Oh, except a short 1m one to the PS3.




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  Reply # 607049 9-Apr-2012 14:36 Send private message

lyonrouge: Replaced the HTPC with a Mac mini and removed the VMs as there are just too many and they change all the time. Also got my first 32GB machine.



Similar to my setup, but without the offbeat stuff (as/400 etc).   

I've got a couple of popcornhours and apple tv's for media distribution - and itunes integrates into the home audio distribution system via a denon 720ae bridge.   It works really well, with the exception of my outside speakers.  

My stupid amp doesn't output digital signals to the zone 2 out speakers.   Why on earth would they block it like this? 



 

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  Reply # 607070 9-Apr-2012 15:15 Send private message


All links are wireless after the router. simple, probably due to budget alone.... 





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