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Re: [vox] Network Attached Storage device recommendation?



On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 12:06:52AM -0800, Bill Kendrick 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!

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