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Re: modern cheap NAS fully supported by Debian?

On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 09:19:38PM -0700, Hans Henry von Tresckow wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 8:42 PM, Nicola Bernardini <nicb@sme-ccppd.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,
> >
> > nicb
> >
> 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
> replaced).

Thank you Henry! Just to specify: by "modern" I just mean that I still can
find it somewhere to buy it, nothing else. Thanks again,


Nicola Bernardini
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