[RndTbl] NAS box

John Lange john at johnlange.ca
Tue Mar 23 00:33:03 CDT 2010

I'm late to this thread but what you really want to build is this:


Oh baby!


On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 10:47 PM, Adam Thompson <athompso at athompso.net> wrote:
> LJ has ads from Polywell every month, I'm pretty sure they have something up your alley.  (www.polywell.com/us/lx)
> You could also use the BeagleBoard, buy a 2-disk SATA hotswap tray, and a chassis, but you can't use a standard distro.
> You could always rig up to eSATA enclosures to pretty much anything that supports eSATA... Or USB, albeit at lower performance.
> The two-hotswap-bay requirement will likely have you either using external equipment, or an ordinary ATX mid-tower case... Regular 5.25" bays also get you reasonably cheap hotswap trays.
> Size-wise, almost no-one bothers making OEM product at the 2-disk level; there's tons of options in 19" units or 8-bay towers.
> How much are you willing to spend?
> -Adam
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John Lange

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