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Re: [nslu2-general] Re: What maximum disk size is supported by the NSLU2?

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  • Yianis Nikolaou
    Current Setup ... Unslung 6.8 beta USB2: WD MyBook 500GB, primary drive formated in EXT3 using the NSLU web interface. USB1: HP Deskjet 3745 (-: I did not have
    Message 1 of 5 , Jul 31, 2007
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      Current Setup
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      Unslung 6.8 beta
      USB2: WD MyBook 500GB, primary drive formated in EXT3 using the NSLU web
      interface.
      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
      interface access.

      hth



      On 7/26/07, batteriesinc00 <batteriesinc@...> wrote:
      >
      > i have 2 500GB drives and haven't had any problems
      >
      > my setup
      > unslung6.8
      > 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
      >
      > http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/Unslung/KnownProblems
      > 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 nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com <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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