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    energy efficient x86, 64bit, >4GB RAM (, Arduino interface) SBC

    Hello, I am planning to build a 7/24 home NAS with emphasis on low power consumption, low (preferably zero) noise with 2x3.5" SATA HDDs but I could accept 2.5". The OS choice is not final yet it could be any of FreeNAS, OpenMediaVault, OpenBSD, NAS4free, TrueNAS, TrueOS. I know it is many but I...
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    HOWTO: Silent Fanless FreeBSD Server - Redundant Backup

    I would like to share an article about Fanless FreeBSD Server. Silent Fanless FreeBSD Server - Redundant Backup #verblog #cloud #freebsd #freenas #hardware #storage #zfs #nas #backup
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    Solved [ZFS & UFS] UFS or ZFS for the main drive on a NAS ?

    Hi, For a NAS, the question is UFS or ZFS for main drive ? I'm thinking about 2 options, which one would you recommend ? It is a recent hardware, Intel i3. 8Go. Main drive is an old 1To classical HDD while the 4 other one are new 4To 'NAS' HDD of 2 different brands. No SSD. Option 1 full ZFS...
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    camcontrol standby weirdness

    I'm trying to spindown disks in a zpool to save energy costs. This concerns a home NAS setup. I've broken in down to a single disk. Here I want the disk to go into standby mode after 20 minutes of idle time: camcontrol standby ada2 -t 1800 What actually happens is the disk spins down...
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    ZFS Building NAS - Hardware Review?

    Hey all, I'm in the process of rebuilding my NAS at home. Currently this is the hardware that I've picked: Mobo: Gigabyte GA-B150M-D3H RAM: 4x Crucial CT8G4DFD8213 (32GB RAM total) (From Gigabyte's QVL) CPU: Intel Core i3-6100T Boxed SATA: Delock PCI Express Card > 10 x internal SATA 6 Gb/s...