[Ubuntu-US-NM] EPC Shared Storage Ideas?

Eric Krieger unmlobo at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 16:40:09 GMT 2008


Cool... with your drive, the 4 from Dave, and the 2 from me...I think we 
have a NAS. =)

Eric


Joel Edwards wrote:
> I should have 1 80GB SATA freeing up sometime soon here.
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> On Feb 12, 2008 9:51 AM, <DThomas at metrocourt.state.nm.us 
> <mailto:DThomas at metrocourt.state.nm.us>> wrote:
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>     I should have no problem locating 4 80gig IDE drives
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>     dthomas at metrocourt.state.nm.us <mailto:dthomas at metrocourt.state.nm.us>
>     505-841-9807
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>     *Eric Krieger <unmlobo at gmail.com <mailto:unmlobo at gmail.com>>*
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>     We can go with either IDE or SATA.  If we go with IDE we need to get
>     some 5.25 to 3.5 mounting brackets to mount the drives in the 5.25
>     bays.  I have and old PCI IDE controller that we can use if we go
>     beyond
>     4 IDE drives.  If we go the SATA route I'll pickup and donate one of
>     these...
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>     http://www.kingwin.com/product_pages/kf4000-bk.asp
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>     I have one 80gig SATA drive I can donate too.  I have a couple 250gig
>     IDE drives I can donate.
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>     Eric
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>     DThomas at metrocourt.state.nm.us
>     <mailto:DThomas at metrocourt.state.nm.us> wrote:
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>     > What kind of drives do we need? IDE?
>     >
>     > David Thomas
>     > IT Specialist Manager
>     > Bernalillo County Metropolitan Courts
>     > 401 Lomas NW
>     > Albuquerque, NM 87103
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>     > dthomas at metrocourt.state.nm.us
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>     > One of the things that I've really been mulling over for the EPC
>     Project
>     > was how to do shared storage.  This is something that I see
>     would not
>     > only be used among the Computer Lab PC's but also throughout
>     EPC.  Now
>     > this is not something that I'm seeing that we need to implement
>     Feb 24th
>     > but rather later on.  
>     >
>     > That said I'm I would like all ideas from as many of you as
>     possible.  
>     > So here's what I see that the shared storage needs to be...
>     >
>     > 1. Cheap or Free Hardware.
>     > 2. Excellent hardware support.
>     > 3. Fault tolerant.
>     > 3. Easy to setup.
>     > 4. Easy to maintain.
>     > 5. Support as many file sharing protocols as possible.
>     > 6. Good support from the Open source community.
>     >
>     > The software project that seems to fit all of the above appears
>     to be
>     > the FreeNAS Project (http://www.freenas.org).  I think we have
>     all the
>     > hardware to build a FreeNAS box except for the hard drives.
>     >
>     > Are there any other thoughts or experiences with something better?
>     >
>     > Thanks,
>     >
>     > - Eric
>     >
>     > ----------------------------------------
>     > Eric J. Krieger
>     > email: unmlobo at gmail.com <mailto:unmlobo at gmail.com>
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>     > doesn't mean you've beaten a sorcerer"
>     >        -Toth-Amon
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