[rescue] Netra 240 - Backup rsync server?

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 09:28:20 CDT 2009

On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 1:05 PM, Phil Stracchino <alaric at metrocast.net>
> Mark Brown wrote:
>> I did something similar with dreadful results. (YMMV)
>> I was using an Ultra-2 with mirrored 36gb disks as my web/mail server
>> for my domain.  Needing additional storage, I procured a NexStar USB
>> enclosure, and wired up a Linksys NSLU2 device with Linux firmware in
>> order to serve NFS.  I had /home nfs mounted on the Ultra-2 from the
>> NSLU2.  Worked great for about 2 years. (slow like crazy, but it was
>> only /home for email and basic storage). Then things went terribly
> I'd have just hung a 711 off the U2.

Or a multi-pack, that lets you add 6 or 12 SCSI drives to the server...

Of course, hindsight is 20/20, and if Mark already had the NSLU2, his
solution might have made more sense (at the time).

Lionel Peterson
lionel4287 at gmail.com

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