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Re: modern cheap NAS fully supported by Debian?

On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 4:09 PM, Nicola Bernardini <nicb@sme-ccppd.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 02:37:17AM +0100, Wookey wrote:
>> +++ Nicola Bernardini [2012-07-20 05:42 +0200]:
>> >
>> > 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?
>> The solidrun Cubox is nice hardware:
>> http://www.solid-run.com/products/cubox/
>> Available new for $140, with real SATA (external drive) and
>> world-class tiny. Non-free Vivante GPU could be annoying for media
>> purposes but irrelvant for NAS-type activities.
> In fact, I  was  already  thinking  of  taking  advantage  of  the  hdmi
> interface to make it *also* be a streaming media server for my  children
> (a must these days). Would it be annoying in that sense?
>> 1Gb RAM will be an enjoyable step up from the 32MB of a SLUG :-) -
>> Should keep you going for quite a few years.
>> I've seen one running Ubuntu already so Debian should be fine, but I
>> think at this moment in time you'll need to use a non-stock kernel:
>> http://www.solid-run.com/mw/index.php/Debian_on_CuBox
>> I'd expect that to get fixed reasonably quickly.
>> Others have given plenty of sensible options - it seems we are spoiled
>> for choice these days. If someone wanted to summarise this lot
>> somewhere on the Debian Wiki, that would be useful.
> I take this opportunity to really thank everybody who took the  time  to
> respond. I was already thinking that, since the choice  is  so  wide,  I
> wanted to build  a  little  db  of  all  options  to  be  able  to  make
> comparisons. I will try to do this as fast as I  can  (very  busy  these
> days as everybody else), and then I'll post back to have everybody check
> on the results. Thanks again to all!
      What about the DNS320? I have been thinking on getting one and
seeing how it would play with debian or openwrt. Thoughts?

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