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Originally Posted by BioSniperOut of interest where did you pluck the £200 for NAS+2x1tb drives from? I've not seen any sub ~£70 on my searches.
Originally Posted by BioSniperAh fair enough, its an interpretation thing on my part then :)
Cheers for the review though, I had been eyeing these up but they are still too expensive imo. Good if you don't want to mess around with building a dedicated box and lower power for sure.
Originally Posted by articleThe Storlink SL3516 is paired with two 512Mb (128MB in total) RAM and
Originally Posted by DougEdey512Mb = 64MB
b = bits
B = bytes
Originally Posted by Da_Rude_BaboonI have one of these and have been a fan of Icy Box products for quite a while but now i would he hesitant in recommending them to anyone. The print server functionality on my NAS box has just stopped working, i have reflashed the firmware and tried various things but it still wont work. An IcyBox RAID backplane at work also stopped working and there is no technical support at all from IcyBox. The only way to contact them is via a web form which you never get a response from.
Originally Posted by NKWHi Da_Rude_Baboon
Originally Posted by PricesterIs there any third party Linux firmware available for this device? I was recently made aware of the Linksys NSLU2, which (after a custom firmware flash) can have a normal Linux system installed on it and then work as a web server, file server or whatever you like...
Since the NSLU2 is almost impossible to get hold of, I'd be interested in knowing if there is any similar custom firmware available for the Icy Box. There seems to be quite a community at http://nas-4220.org/, but I think this is all based on the standard firmware...
I've also just read there that this system isn't so great with Samsung hard drives at the moment...
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