On Monday 26 February 2007 22:52, cayspam wrote:
> I'm currently using an old P2 with Zenwalk, which is sharing an 80 GB
> etx3 formatted drive as a Samba share. I think it's got a 200 W PSU
> in it.
> I want to stick it in an enclosure to save some power and space, and
> hopefully not spend more than about $AU200.
> So far I've come across the crappy Netgear SC101.
> I have looked through the database of tested enclosures, and the
> following are the vendors that I have been able to find with local
> resellers (Perth, Australia):
> Western Digital
> Will any unit from these vendors meet my requirements, or am I looking
> in the wrong places ?
I did find the dlink dns-300 which as an enclosure would have suited
perfectly, but its FAT32 only. There is a guy looking at making an
alternative firmware http://dns-300.sergeyzh.org
, but it's too soon for a
I ended up getting an NSLU2 (found a local reseller, Harris Technology) and a
USB2 drive enclosure.
Currently have unslung on it, and I've played with upslug2 and redboot (at one
point I thought I had bricked it).
I haven't yet got a dedicated disk for it, but I'm intending to use OpenSlug
and put ntpclient, samba and maybe a print server on it :)
I wasn't able to compile upslug2 with the files referenced from the
nslu2-linux website, due to a version problem with my build tools (using
xubuntu). I was able to get a different version of the source at
(searched for upslug2).