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Re: Unsling to flash or hard drive?

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  • urgentdeath1999
    ... stick). ... the ... I would prefer option 2 too, but if you like to idle-spin down your hard drives you should add a usb-stick. First you should verify,
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 31, 2006
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      --- In nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, "simonhancock1967" <simon@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > I'm currently running Unslung 5.5, but not unslung to disk. My main
      > reason for switching to Unslung is to run the Twonkyvision music
      > server software. I'm about to upgrade to Twonky version 4.0 and
      > thought I'd also take the leap of upgrading to Unslung 6.8. I have
      > an 80GB disk in one port storing my music and photos and a 160GB
      > disk in the other port acting as a backup for the 80GB disk and my
      > laptop hard disk. My quesion is...
      >
      > What is the most effective and sensible solution?
      >
      > 1) Stick a 1GB flash stick into port 2 and unsling to this (also
      > installing Twonkyvision and the Twonkyvision database on the
      stick).
      > Add a USB hub to port 1 and put both hard disks on the hub
      >
      > 2) Stick the 80GB hard disk into port 2 and unsling to this hard
      > disk (also installing Twonkyvision and the Twonkyvision database on
      > the hard disk) and keep this as my main data store as well. Keep
      the
      > 160GB disk in port 1 as my backup.
      >
      > Thanks
      >
      > Simon
      >


      I would prefer option 2 too, but if you like to idle-spin down your
      hard drives you should add a usb-stick.

      First you should verify, that your HDDs are able to spinned down by
      the slug
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