Adam Maas adam at
Tue Oct 27 22:12:59 EDT 2009

I have my archives living on a 1.6TB NAS for backup (in a Linksys
NAS200 box), I have a second 1.6TB drive (actually a JBOD Array)
locally for actual work.


On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 9:57 PM, Doug Franklin
<jehosephat at> wrote:
> Have any of the PDML faithful tried using Network Attached Storage (NAS) for
> their photo archive?  I'm considering putting together a 1TB or so NAS box
> or device to live on my at-home 1GBps Ethernet LAN.  Right now, I'm keeping
> the archive on a set of external (eSATA and USB) hard drives.  I'm finding
> that it'd be convenient to keep a copy online all of the time.  I've been
> happy with the 4-drive RAID 10 in my main machine, but I want to put the
> online archive on a separate box of some sort.  Any recommendations on gear
> to get or to avoid?  I'm thinking I'd do another 4-drive RAID 10 setup with
> 500 GB (or maybe 1TB) drives commodity 7200 RPM SATA-II drives.
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> DougF (KG4LMZ)
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M. Adam Maas
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