[OpenIndiana-discuss] Revive retired disks with data sets on them with vitual OI
richard.elling at richardelling.com
Sun Apr 1 20:01:52 UTC 2012
On Apr 1, 2012, at 12:48 PM, Hugh McIntyre wrote:
> On 3/30/12 8:41 AM, Richard Elling wrote:
>> On Mar 30, 2012, at 2:01 AM, Harry Putnam wrote:
>>>> USB drives tend to ignore cache flush commands, which can appear as
>>>> unreliable disks. Shouldn't be much of a problem if you rarely plug them.
>>> Is the kind of size (3.5 TB) and scale mentioned above available in usb drives?
>>> Any chance of mirrored pairs as described?
>> Something like:
>> Kinda makes DIY look expensive.
> This is probably a fine box, but it's it's own network fileserver running it's own OS and (presumably) filesystem. Like ReadyNAS, QNAP boxes, etc.
yes, I was looking for the more traditional USB+RAID boxes, but they seem to be
disappearing from the store shelves (good riddance)
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