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12TB NAS - Finished

The 12TB NAS has been pretty much "completed". Sure, it's not serving 12TB of disk space to the network (yet?), but I think it ...

Read post -- Written on 05/07/2013 by Patrick Bregman

Playing around with ZFS part 2

About a week ago I posted about toying around with ZFS on a bunch of USB sticks. First thing I noticed after restarting the machine ...

Read post -- Written on 12/22/2012 by Patrick Bregman

Playing around with ZFS

Just for fun I constructed a ZFS filesystem out of four 8GByte USB sticks. This was also to get a feel for the system and ...

Read post -- Written on 12/15/2012 by Patrick Bregman

12TB NAS - A not-so-little update

Once again I changed a few things about the hardware for my NAS. Or rather, the intended hardware. For now I'm still running on ...

Read post -- Written on 12/10/2012 by Patrick Bregman

Middle mouse button on Mac OS X

Over two years ago I wrote a Dutch blogpost about this exact same subject. Back then I suggested MiddleClick.app for this. I was going ...

Read post -- Written on 09/21/2012 by Patrick Bregman

12TB NAS - Repurposing

Sorry for not posting for quite a while, but some personal stuff happened. Anyway, on to the real reason of posting. I did get my ...

Read post -- Written on 09/20/2012 by Patrick Bregman

12TB NAS - Software part 3

Last time I begun with describing what software I wanted to run on the NAS. This time, I'll finish that listing. In the previous ...

Read post -- Written on 09/16/2012 by Patrick Bregman

12TB NAS - Software part 2

In the previous part I explained why I decided to go for Debian GNU/kFreeBSD (Debian from now on). Now that I have decided on ...

Read post -- Written on 09/13/2012 by Patrick Bregman

12TB NAS - Software part 1

Last two posts were about the hardware parts of my 12TB NAS, this post will focus more on the software side of things. In this ...

Read post -- Written on 09/12/2012 by Patrick Bregman

12TB NAS - Little update

A little update to the shopping list for my 12TB NAS. Yesterday I've been looking around a bit more online and spent some time ...

Read post -- Written on 09/11/2012 by Patrick Bregman