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Re: [opensuse] External Storage what is the best?
  • From: "Greg Freemyer" <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 17:16:16 -0500
  • Message-id: <87f94c370901151416j39cab5f2ib28b467cd73880d2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 4:06 PM, Amedee Van Gasse <amedee@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Boyd Lynn Gerber schreef:
Hello,

What are you using? What do you recommend. I would like a RAID 5?
What size drives do you use to populate it? 1TB+ Any once using 1.5 or
larger?

I really need to go for the largest I can with the most available storage?

How about a drobo?

Drobo with firewire does not seem like a bad product.

IMO, droboshare should be obliterated from the face of the earth. It
uses the USB connection to the Drobo, and even then I don't think it
runs at full USB-2 speed.

I can't see spending ~ $700 for an empty shell and a NIC interface to
get such poor performance.

Greg
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