[rescue] Friend needs storage solution

Phil Brutsche phil at tux.obix.com
Tue May 30 12:02:43 CDT 2006

Steve Sandau wrote:
> A friend at work here was/is using FreeNAS for just that purpose. It's a 
>   free Linux-based NAS distribution that uses any hardware that Linux 
> can handle (AFAIK). He's using software RAID, but it may do hardware 
> RAID as well, since I know there are Linux drivers for some RAID cards.
> Sounds like it's free and simple to use (two of my personal favorites).

It's FreeBSD, not Linux, and I would hardly consider FreeNAS to be easy
to use *or* feature-complete.  Setting up a software-RAID volume was
non-intuitive last I used it (there have bee no major releases since).


Phil Brutsche
phil at tux.obix.com

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