[SATLUG] Home NAS Solutions
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
> 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.
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