[PLUG] Network Attached Storage - Linux experience
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Mon Sep 17 04:11:16 PDT 2012
On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 4:10 PM, Vikas Damodar Garud <vikas at techqual.com>wrote:
> I am looking for NAS for my home use. I want to store data so that it may
> accessed through multiple devices - laptops and smart phones through WiFi
> network connection. At present, I a using SuSE and Ubuntu Linux on my
> laptops. I have a broadband connection, accessed through WiFi router
> N150). The router has 4 Ethernet ports, currently unused. I am planning
> connect the NAS drive to one of the Ethernet ports on the router.
> I looked through Seagate and Western Digital websites. Both of them have
> products/personal cloud products. Both of them specify Windows and MAC OS
> the supported operating systems. Linux is not specified. Does it mean
> NAS drives from these manufacturers won't be useful for me at my home? Or
> does it mean that I need to make some changes to some settings (if
> to access the drive through laptops and smart phone? Or does it mean that
> Windows or MAC OS is necessary for initial set-up (That is manageable). Or
Try Freenas. Check out http://www.freenas.org
I have not tried it myself but people say it is good.
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