[ndbug] NAS hardware + ZFS

Hrishikesh Murukkathampoondi hrishim at gmail.com
Sat Jul 18 01:12:48 EDT 2015

> On 18-Jul-2015, at 10:03 am, N.J. Thomas <njt at ayvali.org> wrote:
> * Hrishikesh Murukkathampoondi <hrishim at gmail.com> [2015-07-10 13:56:31+0530]:
>> I recently assembled a home NAS and installed FreeNAS on it. That
>> prompted me to look up what is happening with currently in OpenBSD and
>> FreeBSD - lots of new stuff ZFS, LibreSSL, Capsicum, Bhyve.
> hi Hrishi,
> What sort of hardware is thathome NAS of yours?

Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3
8 GB DDR3 with ECC

The board has support for 6 SATA disks so there is plenty of storage for a home or SOHO. I am running RaidZ2. No problems so far.


> I'm in the middle of setting up some storage/backup servers. I have a
> couple of servers online, and almost ready to go. I want to setup an
> offline  at home, and I have a ~6 year old NAS box that I'm thinking of
> using for this, but I could go for a new box as well.
> Playing around with ZFS has been *so* *much* *fun*. I'm kicking myself
> for not using it years ago.
> Thomas
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