[nycbug-talk] Specifying hardware for a freenas setup???
bonsaime at gmail.com
Fri Oct 16 11:45:17 EDT 2009
It would be difficult. Besides it has stuff built into it like an
itunes server which you'd probably want to keep. Really I wanted to
comment that that website has a cool favicon.
On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 5:48 PM, Joshua S. Freeman <jf2412 at columbia.edu> wrote:
> Thanks Thomas,
> I wonder if something like this:
> would work...
> I wonder how you'd get the freenas mgmt. software onto it though...
> That's the part I'm having trouble getting my mind around.
> On 10/13/09 5:42 PM, "N.J. Thomas" <njt at ayvali.org> wrote:
>> * Joshua S. Freeman <jf2412 at columbia.edu> [2009-10-13 17:20:53-0400]:
>>> It's time for me to get a home NAS setup for backups and media
>>> I'm looking at Drobos and Promise Technology NASes and so on.. I can
>>> get a 4-bay setup with RAID 5, hot swappable, etc. for somewhere
>>> between $750 - $950 all wrapped up in a little box.
>> I was researching something similar a few days ago, only for 2 drives
>> instead of 4, and I saw good things about this system:
>> AFAICT, it runs FreeNAS (there were some threads on the FreeBSD
>> mailing list that referred to this combo) quite well and will probably
>> be what I go for when I decide to pull the trigger on this.
>> I don't think Via makes a 4-bay version though, but I'm sure it
>> shouldn't be too hard to find.
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