[rescue] Netra 240 - Backup rsync server?

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Sat Apr 11 18:05:17 CDT 2009

On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 09:44:23AM -0400, Brooke Gravitt wrote:
> I find myself with a Netra 240 - anyone's opinion on wether it'd make a
> decent backup server for rsyncing to, or putting sparse images on for
> TimeMachine?  

http://www.rsnapshot.org.  I love it.

> Can the SPARCs take a bog-standard PCI 1394/FireWire card &
> use that for additional dasd?

Back when CompUSA was still open, I bought one of their store-brand
reference-design cards, slapped it in an U60, and it worked fine.  Same
with the USB PCI card.

At the time, the only thing supported on Firewire was the Sun FW camera,
but I think they've finally sorted out the FW storage issue.


Bill Bradford 
Houston, Texas

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