Re: modern cheap NAS fully supported by Debian?
On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 8:42 PM, Nicola Bernardini <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Sorry list, I can imagine this question has been asked many times, but
> the answer changes with time and browsing this list and related
> resources I cannot find a sufficiently recent (let's say < 1 year)
> answer to it.
> I gave up on my NSLU 2 which seems irremediably broken (my guess is that
> the RAM is botched) and I would like to buy another NAS in that price
> range or whereabouts. And of course, I would like to be able to run a
> full Debian system on it. Debian Squeeze would be fine, but I can
> install Woody if need be. What do you think is a good buy? To qualify
> further my question, I was looking at something like the XTreamer ETrayz
> http://www.xtreamer.net/etrayz/specs.aspx, but that machine is no longer
> in production and I don't even know if Debian can be installed over it.
> Thank you for all your replies,
I don't know if you would considder this modern enough, but I have had
good luck with my HP MV2120 that I picked up for about $30 on ebay.
You will need to supply a drive and a power supply in addition to the
basic unit. I am running Wheezy on mine and it is used to run
rsnapshot,apcupsd and soon dnsmasq (that one is still on the Slug it
Henry von Tresckow (hvontres)