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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-15-2005, 08:31 PM Thread Starter
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external drive storage?

anyone know of similar product that comes empty? I already have drives and would like to have external case to house them and atttach via network/1394/etc.....


http://www.buffalotech.com/products/...&categoryid=19
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I was checking those out at Fry's the other day. cool idea.
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anyone know of similar product that comes empty? I already have drives and would like to have external case to house them and atttach via network/1394/etc.....


http://www.buffalotech.com/products/...&categoryid=19
Just use an old PC with a lot of storage bays. Install linux and run it as a samba file server. Stripe the set for redundancy and you're good to go.

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Just use an old PC with a lot of storage bays. Install linux and run it as a samba file server. Stripe the set for redundancy and you're good to go.
Thats what I did, but I built a 2.5Ghz celery with 512mb of ram to do it. Two more drives to a terrabyte! 785G right now, with 200GB free.

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