[rescue] Any Minneapolis area listers ?
velociraptor at gmail.com
Thu Jan 25 13:20:43 CST 2007
But the TerrsStation and TerraStation Pros will do NFS if you install
the Kurobox firmware on them. They are as hackable as the
On 1/24/07, Drew Schatt <schatt at schatt.com> wrote:
> On Jan 24, 2007, at 12:43 PM, velociraptor wrote:
> > On 1/9/07, Wesley W. Will <wwill at siu.edu> wrote:
> >> I've been tagged by an online acquaintance for some help, for a
> >> library
> >> in the Minneapolis area. They are in need of about a 2TB storage and
> >> retrieval setup for e-books and scanned documents, whatever reason, I
> >> don't get into why. Cheap is good. Cheaper is better. Money
> >> will be
> >> spent as and when needed, but the less spent the better.
> >> I suggested something surplus and longevious, maybe non-Wintel,
> >> Sun in
> >> particular. Anybody with hardware to donate in that area, let me
> >> know.
> >> (Being a Freemason wouldn't be a hindrance, btw, it's apparently the
> >> Masonic library needing the help.) (No, I'm not a Mason.)
> > Off the shelf, new: Buffalo Terra-Station Pro. 2TB for < $2K (closer
> > to $1K, actually). RAID 5, and easy to manage by non-techies.
> > Probably my next major "computer" purchase.
> I was looking at these before I went with a Thecus 5200. I noticed
> that the Buffalo Terra Stations didn't appear to do NFS at all, which
> was a deal breaker for me. None of my machines use SMB (some support
> it, but none use it).
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