[mythtv-users] Software RAID (was: Where are those new 1TB drives?)

MacNean Tyrrell dardack at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 19:12:53 UTC 2007

On 3/8/07, Andrew Close <aclose at gmail.com> wrote:
> > <snip>
> > I know i just sent an email about Raid, but what is a FreeNAS server?
> FreeNAS is a FreeBSD distribution that is supposed to similar to a
> plug and play NAS solution in the fashion that KnoppMyth is a plug and
> play MythTV solution.
> http://www.freenas.org/
> FreeNAS is a free NAS (Network-Attached Storage) server, supporting:
> CIFS (samba), FTP, NFS, AFP, RSYNC, iSCSI protocols, S.M.A.R.T., local
> user authentication, Software RAID (0,1,5) with a Full WEB
> configuration interface. FreeNAS takes less than 32MB once installed
> on Compact Flash, hard drive or USB key.
> The minimal FreeBSD distribution, Web interface, PHP scripts and
> documentation are based on M0n0wall.

I'll go to the site when i get home later.  So i can theoretically run this
on a thumb drive? with the RAID array serving as just a storage over the
network in my house? and mythtv can store to this?  And theoretically
anything else? (ie can windows write/read to it also?)  And with HD
recordings, how fast would it need, GiG?

i know they're not really 'plug & play', but ...
> a specialized distro
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MacNean C. Tyrrell
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