Discussion in 'Linux, BSD and Other OS's' started by Big B, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. Big B

    Big B HWF Godfather

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    I've wanted a file server, but I don't feel like forking over the cash for a pre-built NAS.
    I was browsing Anandtech and read an article on file servers/NAS, and found out about FreeNAS. Even if you've never used a *nix OS before, you can easily install this.

    I'm using it with a Jetway mini-ITX board running an 800MHz VIA C3 and 256MB of DDR. I'd like to add a larger hard drive down the road, but for right now, it's been a very easy OS to administer. It just works and might be a good option for systems that might be seen as only a router (which was its previous job with my dad).

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