Hardware for NAS/NFS?
erichsfreebsdlist at alogt.com
Tue Jun 3 08:45:14 UTC 2014
On Tue, 3 Jun 2014 09:15:33 +0100
krad <kraduk at gmail.com> wrote:
> one thing that worth considering is the power of the CPU on such
> customized devices. I have seen dedicated NAS devices (cus n299)
> perform very badly with more than one or two clients due to the cpu
> maxing out. This was a pain for streaming video etc
I would not use them for this purpose. But I am also not using devices
sold as NAS. We use in general old machines if we really need NAS. This
does not seem very friendly to the environment. What will the new NAS
cost in comparison to the old hardware?
> On 31 May 2014 11:28, Erich Dollansky <erich at alogt.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Sat, 31 May 2014 17:08:51 +0700
> > Olivier Nicole <olivier.nicole at cs.ait.ac.th> wrote:
> > > > I notice there are some wireless routers that have USB ports,
> > > > then user could create his/her own NAS with USB drive?
> > >
> > > Yes, especially if you can flash them with DD WRT, it becomes very
> > > easy.
> > >
> > why do that extra work. I have a few who work as NAS off-the-shelve.
> > Erich
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