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 |  Instead of buying a regular NAS like most consumers would do, I built my own. It had been a Linux PC for a decade or so, but I switched to a FreeNAS appliance last year. I just completed an uneventful upgrade to version 11.1 U1 ...
 |  There are two primary ways to get a Network Attached Storage (NAS). You could buy an off-the-shelf NAS appliance. Alternatively, since a NAS is really just a PC with many hard disks, you could also make one out of a standard PC. ...
 |  If you’ve been following my posts of late, you know I’m building a NAS, and after trying FreeNAS, have developed a preference for NAS4Free. I’m a bit fickle, but as one should really do, I tried both in a VM ...
 |  I’ve been running Btrfs on my Linux PC server for several years, but I haven’t been completely comfortable with the filesystem’s reliability, despite it now being included as options in both CentOS and Ubuntu ...
 |  FreeNAS has sort of released version 11. They call it a release candidate, RC1. In their announcement, they do say that RC1 is not feature complete. The feature complete version is targeted for later this year. I’ve been ...