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Date:      Mon, 19 Jan 2009 10:13:06 -0500
From:      michael <>
To:        Clifton Royston <>
Subject:   Re: Recommendations on reliable home fileserver hardware?
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Clifton Royston wrote:
> I'd consider running a Mac Mini (tiny, silent, s/b reliable) if
> it weren't for needing 2+ drives for mirroring.
this would work fine with gmirror using usb/firewire drives.
there is also the droboshare. great little fileserver.
aopen cubes run great. i've had one since 2005, runs quiet with two fans.
they fully support freebsd and it can be more than a fileserver. its 
about the size of a two slice toaster. it runs below 25db of noise.

>   I'm comfortable either building my own system, or buying a packaged
> system if it offers better value.
>   Any advice would be welcomed.
>   -- Clifton

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