[aklug] Re: low-power, bare bones Linux-based drive cage

From: <bryanm@acsalaska.net>
Date: Thu Jul 18 2013 - 12:45:52 AKDT

On Thu, July 18, 2013 11:28 am, Joshua J. Kugler wrote:
> So, this is partly because I haven't been able to find what I want so far, and
> partly "dear lazyweb."
> I'm looking for a device to site on a network as a backup device. Basically,
> a NAS box with three or four drives bays and a low-power motherboard. Maybe
> even RaspberryPi-ish in a case with drives attached.
> I know I could get a micro (or nano) ATX case, motherboard and CPU, but even
> an Intel atom, or the cheapest Core i3 would be more power than we need.
> It doesn't need major speed: it will be rsync'ed to, and probably run
> rsnapshot jobs. Something along the lines of an ARM box running Linux would
> be great.

How about an old 486 tower? I can hook you up. Guaranteed to be less
powerful than a Core CPU.

Bryan Medsker
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