Re: Ideas?

From: erik (erik_at_geenspam.vanwesten.net)
Date: 01/20/04


Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2004 21:16:57 +0100

Kurt Harders wrote:

> Hi Dave,
>
> "Dave Mitchel" <dave_mitchel@hotmail.com> schrieb in
> news:6A8Pb.32483$P%1.25645702@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com:
>
>> I am looking for a "poor man's NAS"...I just can't believe that
>> there isn't a unit out there, say from Linksys or D-Link, that
>> has a configurable web-based RAM that allows you to add 2, 3, 4
>> hard drives and make a cost-effective storage solution! I mean,
>> they have Linux-based Gateways/Firewalls and VPN's, why not NAS?
>
> Because of the price? A simple PC suitable for this task is about 250
> EUR (310$). Thats hard to beat.
>

Use an old pc. That's a lot cheaper, it would only cost you the disks.

EJ

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