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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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.
Option 1 full ZFS...
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...
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...