In an attempt to free up a TON of space I've been tossing about the idea of building a media server for our home. Ideally I want to be able to rip all my DVD's to a centralized hub and stream it to computers hooked up to the living room (hopefully with a good surround sound) and the bedroom TV's so that we don't have DVD's all over the place. Has anyone here done something like this and have any tips? How much HD space would be ideal for an INSANE ammount of content? Any pitfalls I should watch for? Best hardware / software to run and keep the end result at a high quality? I'm pretty much a noob when it comes to building this from scratch, but the DVDs are taking up a huge chunk of the living room...and if I can get this done I can simply store the DVDs in comic boxes with the collection.