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NAS… I want one!

Looking through internet magazines and forums, I found everywhere the same subject: people are using devices called NAS (Network Attached Storage). The range is from very simple devices based on very power efficient ARM CPU with 1 or 2 GB … Continue reading

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Cheap NAS or Intel NAS?

Quite recently I was crawling through few forums and I just realised that there is┬ásome sort of prejudice towards non-Intel-based NAS systems. There is always someone saying that you must have: Intel C2xx chipset Xeon CPU ECC support Intel NIC … Continue reading

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When your NAS is DEGRADED…

…it’s not the end of the world. Not yet. It was a very nice day, when just out of blue, 2 of my 6 hard drives in RaidZ2 configured pool, start having hiccups (read: S.M.A.R.T errors). A SMART error is … Continue reading

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