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7867Re: [nslu2-general] What next?

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    Aug 11 3:35 PM
      Hi Peter,

      The SheevaPlug is more powerful (1GHz ARM9) and in the same price range ($99) as the NSLU2, but it has only one USB.

      Comes with Ubuntu 9.04 pre-installed in the 512MB NAND flash and has 512MB DDR2 to play.

      Take a look:

      I got mine a few months ago and I'm happy with it.


      --- On Mon, 8/10/09, Thomas Reitmayr <treitmayr@...> wrote:

      From: Thomas Reitmayr <treitmayr@...>
      Subject: Re: [nslu2-general] What next?
      To: nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com
      Cc: "Peter Lohmann" <email@...>
      Date: Monday, August 10, 2009, 6:08 PM


      Hi Peter,

      if you want a device with more power (CPU, memory, network) and support

      by Debian, then I can recommend a NAS device by QNAP. I bought a TS-109

      (at a local store in Europe) a while ago and run Angstrom on it, but

      Debian is well-supported for this type of devices, see

      http://www.cyrius com/debian/ .

      The TS-109/119 can be used with one internal + one external drive, the

      TS-209/219 is the version with two internal drives. Putting the HDs to

      sleep works fine for me. The power consumption is also ok, I guess - did

      not measure mine, but data sheet of TS-109 says 6.6 W in sleep mode.

      The devices are a bit more expensive than a Slug though.

      The above link also lists similar devices by other manufacturers but I

      do not have any personal experience with them.



      Am Sonntag, den 09.08.2009, 11:52 +0200 schrieb Peter Lohmann:


      > Hi!


      > I am currently using a SLUG with one harddrive as a debian box hosting

      > an SVN

      > repository for my private document management system. It works quite

      > OK, but I

      > would like some more power when it comes to data throughput and fancy

      > some other

      > features.


      > Do you guys know of any hardware that

      > - can house two drives (external or internal)

      > - can spin down the drives (my external drive cannot spin down

      > currently)

      > [--> the WD mybook series can do that on their own, right?]

      > - does have a little bit more power than the nslu2 (for example to run

      > a VPN

      > server)

      > - does have moderate to low power consumption

      > - debian can be installed upon

      > - is available in Europe?


      > Thanks and best regards,


      > Peter





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