6623Re: [nslu2-general] Re: What maximum disk size is supported by the NSLU2?
- Jul 31, 2007Current Setup
Unslung 6.8 beta
USB2: WD MyBook 500GB, primary drive formated in EXT3 using the NSLU web
USB1: HP Deskjet 3745 (-:
I did not have any problems formatting the drive. I access the files mainly
through ftp or samba, so I don't can't tell you about the speed of the web
On 7/26/07, batteriesinc00 <batteriesinc@...> wrote:
> i have 2 500GB drives and haven't had any problems
> my setup
> USB #2 Maxtor 500GB EXT3 (formatted buy NSLU2)
> USB #1 Hub with Maxtor 500GB (linux formated FAT), & 160GB (windows
> formated FAT) from time to time i add this one
> points out problems with drives larger then 250GB, i took the gamble
> that i wouldn't have any problems and didn't..
> one thing i can say is access to the drives is a bit slow when trying
> to access the whole directory listing, takes a while to browse that
> much data in a GUI, i'd think smaller drive would be a lot nice if
> your impatient. i would think others have something similar to this
> setup, but i haven't found many posts, either no one is talking or i'm
> one of the lucky few with this setup..
> i've been looking at de-underclocking it, just didn't feel this would
> help my problems.. also i have had an issue when the house gets over
> 85F (no A/C in the house) i believe it is related to the drives
> getting quite warm, all lights on the nslu2 go out, but the network
> light, no ssh or web gui anymore.. putting a small fan on the hd's
> when it's this hot and all problems go away.. another downsize of
> large hard drives, or maybe my fault with the brand and case selection..
> hope this help.. i'd be interested to hear if others are using larger
> drives too.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org <nslu2-general%40yahoogroups.com>,
> Matthias Teege
> <matthias-nslu2gen@...> wrote:
> > Moin,
> > I've bought a NSLU2 and now I'm looking for a good disk. The Linksys
> > Support tells me, that the NSLU2 supports only 250GB per disk. Is this
> > true? Kann anyone recommend a disk bigger than that which works on the
> > NSLU2. I'm looking vor a 320GB or 500GB disk.
> > Many thanks
> > Matthias
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