From: Michael <michael_laaja...@yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 07:45:11 +0200
Local: Fri, Sep 21 2012 1:45 am
Subject: Re: NAS: one box goes kaput; can same disks go on new one, NO REFORMATTINIG?
On 09/20/12 12:48 AM, Ian Collins wrote:
> On 09/20/12 04:35 AM, Anonymous wrote:Yep ECC is very important as the memory size is to huge today that I
>> The best NAS box right now is a halfway decent 2 socket Intel 1U
>> server with
>> 8GB RAM and Solaris 10 ZFS and as many drive bays as you can find.
>> Look on
>> ebay and get something cheap. An old server is better than the best
>> consumer "NAS" server. They're all pretty much shite.
> The quality may be shite in comparison to an old rack server, but I know
> I have a older PC running Open Indiana with a Supermicro 5 bay hot-swap
> I guess the drawback with any storage based on a consumer grade board is
have learned the hard way on ZFS so I have moved back to Sparc from
And it must be a well designed ECC covering internal buses aswell, to
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