[mythtv-users] NAS RAID 5 for MythTv
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 15:59:56 UTC 2007
On 2/7/07, Chris Ribe <chrisribe at gmail.com> wrote:
> > which last I checked is about the price of
> > the hardware for 3 computers (~$200 each, assuming modest *very*
> > hardware),
> I guess that is where our assumption diverge. When I think of modest
> hardware, I think of used P2 type boxes that can be found for about $30.
> My thinking was that nobody buys *new* computers to use as fileservers, they
> buy used computers, or more likely, use computers they already have.
True, I guess if you can find a P2 with ATA100 and 100bT support in a
case with a reliable power supply for $30 then the the ~$500 in
savings could buy you 4 500GB hard drives or a few years in power
Still, the headache form all that fan noise =)
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