Building NAS - software

Operating system I think my NAS box build is no longer in much flux, so I thought it’d be nice to describe it. I had some disks laying around, I had them installed and started playing with the software setup. Disk /dev/sda: 60.0 GB, 60022480896 bytes Disk /dev/sdb: 320.1 GB, 320072933376 bytes Disk /dev/sdc: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes Disk /dev/sdd: 250.1 GB, 250059350016 bytes Disk /dev/sde: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes First one is an SSD drive, I used it for OS installation. [Read More]

Building NAS - hardware

For a long time I’ve wandered the voids of the intertubes in search for the parts for my NAS/backup/home server solution. Online backup solutions are fine to some extent, however, someone else than you then is going through that cat picture collections of yours and other private stuff. Also the cloud tends to not be the cheapest option possible. Case The need for moar virtual disk space calls for moar physical disk space. [Read More]