[geeks] cases with 5 hot swap drive bays
s at avoidant.org
Sun Jun 10 07:46:03 CDT 2012
On 10/06/2012, at 03:36, Shannon wrote:
> It will be PC based as I can't think of much else cost effective.
> I want a contradiction, or as close as I can get: small, quiet, 5
> hot-swap drive bays. Ideally it would also have somewhere to stuff a
> small boot drive.
I offer as an alternative my MiniNAS. Used Mac Mini that I bought from Mr
Bill, a DVD duplicator case (~$85 from eBay), and a 5-in-3 hot swap disk bay
(also eBay, >$100). The SATA card is a Commell MPX-3132 (~$65 shipped), and
I'm using Addonics port multipliers
It's running OS X Snow Leopard and zfs, and those pics are from the initial
build. It's since had the rough edges filed off, the Mini fixed a little
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