Here is a short overview of my current hardware and the used operating systems.

main server system:

  • dual AMD Opteron OSA2374 QuadCore 2,2GHz
  • NVidia Quadro NVS300 with dual monitor
  • hardware raid, 4x Western Digital 500GB as Raid-5
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • TV card, Tevii S470, DVB-S2, PCIe (chip CX23885)
  • operating system: openSUSE 13.2
  • several virtual machines with VirtualBox
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living room system:

  • primarily for watching TV with MythTV
  • Intel ATOM with NVidia GPU
  • silent, SSD, DVD


  • Motion Computing J3500
  • a real PC running Windows 7 Pro for hard work

Notebook 1

  • Lenovo ThinkPad R60
  • SSD upgrade, 128 GB, S-ATA
  • 2 GB RAM
  • Windows 7 pro, 64bit

Notebook 2

Network equipement

  • router: AVM Fritz!BOX 7170
  • switch: TP-Link TL-SG22224WEB
  • printer: Kyocera FS-1010 with NIC IB-21E

more details to follow …

Laptop DELL Latitude D830

In March 2016, I got my hands on an used DELL Latitude D830 laptop. Details are written in this article series.


Here is a detailed view on my server: build date: June 2009 case: Chieftec Mesh CA-01B-B-SL black psu: be quiet Dark Power Pro 12 650W mainboard: Tyan S2915A2NRF-E CPU: 2x AMD Opteron OSA2374 QuadCore 2,2GHz GPU: NVidia NVS300 (chipset GT218) dual monitor, Samsung SyncMaster 943T raid: 3Ware 9550SXU-4LP SATAII RAM: 16 GB DDR2 667 ECC Reg, Kingston HDD: 4x Western Digital 500GB as Raid-5 (WD5002ABYS Raid-Edition) HDD: 1x 1 TB optical drive Iomega ZIP250 connected to internal IDE TV card, Tevii S470, DVB-S2, PCIe (chip CX23885) operating system: openSUSE Leap 42.2 (since 2017-04-09. befot: openSUSE 13.2) primary services: MythTV, OpenVPN, Mail (cyrus and postfix), Samba secondary services: SSH, Apache, LDAP, …

Tablet PC

Here are some details about my Tablet PC Motion Computing J3500. build date: 11/2011 CPU: Intel Core i5-560UM, 2x 1,33 GHz, 3 MB L3 Cache GPU: Intel HD Graphics display: 12,1″, WXGA AFFS+ LED View Anywhere with Gorilla glass Wacom digitizer (pen only, no touch) RAM: 4 GB, 2x 2GB module HDD: 62 GB SSD, Toshiba THNSNB062GMCJ, mSATA LAN: Intel 82577LM Gigabit Ethernet W-LAN: Intel Wireless 6300 AGN, 3 antennas, half-size mini PCI-E W-WAN: Gobi 3000 with GPS, Sierra Wireless MC8355, full-size mini PCI-E, 2 antennas connected, 1x square connectors: 2x USB, VGA, RJ45 LAN ExpressCard slot Bluetooth dual battery operating system: Windows 10 pro 64bit, originally shipped with Windows …