[SATLUG] Home NAS Solutions

Robert Pearson e2eiod at gmail.com
Fri Mar 21 18:18:23 CDT 2008


On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 8:44 AM, Jeremy Mann <jeremymann at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 8:18 AM, Ed Coates <edcoates at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > Hi All,
>  >
>  >  I'm not looking to start any flame wars, just trying to see what
>  >  people are running in the Home NAS arena, why you picked it, and what
>  >  your experiences are with it.
>  >
>  >  I've been looking at the Western Digital "My Book" collection, and
>  >  just found the Netgear series.  I'm looking for something like a
>  >  multiple drive chasis that I can use firewire possibly to connect to.
>  >  I don't need any fluff like it having a built in OS/Web browser, etc
>  >  that I would probably never use.  I just need something that Ubuntu
>  >  will recognize and use and that might be possible to mirror.  Oh yeah,
>  >  and price is a factor  :)
>
>  Personally, I don't use a dedicated NAS, all I did was buy a 2 port
>  SATA PCI card and loaded my home server with 2 SATA drives. Card cost
>  me $20 at All Systems Go and each drive I already had. Is that cheap
>  enough for you Ed? ;)
>
>
>
>  --
>  Jeremy Mann
>  jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu
>
>  University of Texas Health Science Center
>  Bioinformatics Core Facility
>  http://www.bioinformatics.uthscsa.edu
>  Phone: (210) 567-2672
>
>
> --

All Systems Go shows a Serial ATA PCI Card for $25.
Does that look like the card you have?
Are you using it with Linux?
Thanks in advance.

Robert


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