[ILUG] ARM Linux NAS boxen? (dns323 vs storcenter)
stevek at gnome.org
Wed Aug 27 10:22:22 IST 2008
On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 8:21 AM, Daniel Shaw <dshaw78 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/8/24 Stephen Kennedy <stevek at gnome.org>:
>> I'm talking about the low-power small devices. Anybody have any
>> experience with these? There seems to be great value out there.
>> Looks like both can run smb, nfs, torrent, webservers, and have
>> raid0,raid1 but the dlink one is considerably more expensive. Is the
>> hardware noticeably better/more capable?
>> Iomega Storecentre 1TB NAS Drive
>> €259 2x500GB http://www.peats.com/cgi-bin/catalog.cgi?view_product=1&id=24432
>> D-Link DNS-323 Network Storage Enclosure +USB Print Server, for 2x SATA 3,5" HDD
>> €199, no HDs http://www.komplett.ie/k/ki.aspx?sku=327810
> I have one of those Dlink ones (from komplett in fact) and I'm very
> happy with it. I have no idea how it compares to the Iomega, but I
> have just 2x 250 GB drives in a raid1 mirror and have been running it
> at home more or less 24/7 for almost a year.
Thanks Daniel, good to know the dlink works as advertised.
It looks like both boxes have similar hardware: 400/500 Mhz ARM, 64MB
ram etc, but
the dlink would be €60-80 more expensive when you include the HDs.
Still, it's tempting to go for the dlink, given your good experience with it.
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