i had an idea the other day that i wanted to build a server. come next payday, it will have:
- An AMD 64 3200+
- An MSI K8N Neo4-F
- 1GB RAM
- x4 250GB SATA HDDs
- LSI Megaraid 150-4 (RAID 5)
- DVD-RW drive
- Thermaltake Tenor Black Case
- DVB dual tuner card (not decided which one yet)
- 80GB HDD (for PVR)
- 40GB HDD (for OSes)
anyway, the idea is that the machine is always on, and it doubles up as a Media Centre machine at the same time, watching movies, recording TV etc. Windows is the host operating system in this, but Xubuntu will be inside a VM controlling and writing to the RAID array.
The server needs to be able to communicate and share files with a handful of different computers (about 4) and an xbox 360 by windows media connect. the thing is, i would like to do all of this wirelessly using wifi. is it possible to have 4 or 5 simultaneous connections through one wifi usb adapter? I was thinking maybe it could be done, perhaps if they were all using different channels, but would you have to drop one connection to pick up another? or would i need one wifi adapter per connection (please say i dont...)
I would really appreciate any input on this!!