--- In firstname.lastname@example.org
, jl.050877@... wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 10:34:15PM -0400, Bryan Montgomery wrote:
> > That said, it seems to be a low powered device that would be nice
> > for things like openvpn, samba etc.
> > I was curious whether anyone has upgraded from the nslu2 - and
> > what to?
> It is unfortunate that Linksys has not offered a hardware
> upgrade for the now discontinued NSLU2.
> For networking (e.g. openVPN), you can choose from any of the
> routers supported by OpenWRT or DD-WRT.
> For network attached storage (e.g. samba), you can upgrade
> from NSLU2 to Debian on a Thecus N2100 or, maybe, a QNAP TS-109,
> TS-209 or TS-409. For more on these options, see the docs for the
> Debian-ARM port.
You might also look at the Western Digital My Book World Edition:
and the Western Digital My Book World Edition II:
They are hard disk enclosures with 1 or 2 3.5" HDs installed,
supporting RAID0 or RAID1 mirroring, plus direct ethernet connection.
Like the NSLU2 they are also GNU/Linux powered.
I've seen reviews saying they're a little slow, but I doubt it's any
worse than the slug.