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Date: Fri, 26 Dec 2008 05:03:59 -0800
From: "William Ward gmail" <william.ward@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [vox] Network Attached Storage device recommendation?
To: "LUGOD's general discussion mailing list" <vox@lists.lugod.org>

I hear good things about NetGear's version, as in:
http://www.greatcircle.com/blog/2008/01/09/great_little_so.html

On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 12:06 AM, Bill Kendrick <nbs@sonic.net> wrote:
>
> So I'm staring at some NAS devices on Amazon, and while some of the
> less expensive ones (under $250) sounds okay, some people seem to have
> serious problems of one sort or another.  (For example, a D-Link that
> replaces all non-Latin characters with "_" due to samba not being config'd
> very well on the device, which I'm assuming runs Linux.)
>
> I want something I can plug into my network, mount on my Linux laptop and
> my wife's, and copy files to/from.  (Mostly to make our music collection
> available to Amarok, but also for manual backups, photos, etc.)
>
> The top three I've looked at seem to be:
>
> * D-Link DNS-323 2-Bay Network Storage Enclosure
>  ($150; needs SATA drive)
> * Iomega 33455 Ethernet/USB 2.0 500GB 1HD X 500GB Home Network Storage Drive
>  ($99, comes with drive)
> * Linksys Network Storage System with 2 Bays (NAS200)
>  ($80; needs SATA drive)
>
> In the case where they're just enclosures, I'll also need to get a drive...
>
> I used to just use an old Celeron as a server, but no longer have a desk
> under which to hide it, so I wanted something small, simple (like, foolproof,
> works outta the box), and inexpensive.  (I'm about to buy an ethernet-based
> laser printer to replace my ancient parallel/USB Deskjet, as well.)
>
> Thx in advance, and happy holidays!
>
> --
> -bill!
> "Tux Paint" - free children's drawing software for Windows / Mac OS X / Linux!
> Download it today!  http://www.tuxpaint.org/
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