[mythtv-users] NAS mobo
mrrooster at gmail.com
Thu Aug 28 14:22:30 UTC 2008
2008/8/21 Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com>
> [snip 'look at the size of that thing!!' :)]
> Well, sort of... It's because I may need to.
> I not only store TV shows, I do commercial backups for companies. Sort
> of like rsync.net, only better. ;-)
> So my once-ample 1.5 TB array has been filled to capacity and then some.
> The idea is to get a box that I can stick in my rack, and then add 1TB
> drives as needed and grow the array. The box would only be a NAS; no
> processing at all. Since the streams are limited to mythv + internet, a
> gigabit connection should be ample for the forseeable future.
Have you considered Suns ZFS? Sounds like their storage pools would be ideal
for what you're after? It's fairly trivial to administer too, and with
something like Nexenta it's can be almost linux.
Has good software raid, and decent error checking and recovery too.
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