Compact Freebsd 'appliance'

John Almberg jalmberg at
Fri Jun 19 17:55:34 UTC 2009

> I have a couple of Via Artigo a2000 boxes, one running FreeBSD-STABLE
> (post 7.2) and the other running FreeNAS.  Both work well.  I've seen
> posts from one fellow who's tracking a bug with the vge interface
> under very heavy load, but both of mine stream music and do Time
> Machine backups via netatalk without any trouble.  Logic Supply has a
> custom FreeNAS build that recognizes the disks as SATA and that adds
> support for Gb ethernet to the NIC (rolling in changes from -STABLE to
> the 6.x series on which the stable FreeNAS is based).
> image/
> They're not the cheapest place to buy the box, but they're close and
> they do good support (I'm just a happy customer and I helped with the
> FreeNAS image, no other association).
> They're not Living Room quiet, but they're about as unobtrusive as you
> can get in a little box w/out going fanless.

Also very nice looking boxes. Thanks!

-- John

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