Re: Unsling to flash or hard drive?
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "simonhancock1967" <simon@...>
> 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
> Add a USB hub to port 1 and put both hard disks on the hubthe
> 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
> 160GB disk in port 1 as my backup.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