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Linux.com: Add Network Storage with NASLite

Apr 20, 2006, 10:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rohit Girhotra)

"Network-attached storage (NAS) offers an alternative to traditional fileservers by creating systems designed specifically for data storage. A NAS box generally runs an embedded operating system (OS) rather than a full-fledged network OS, and it requires no monitor, keyboard, or mouse. One of the simplest NAS setups is Server Elements' NASLite.

"NASLite is a diskette-based Linux OS that can convert any PC into a dedicated fileserver. With it, you could create a NAS box out of an old 486 machine with 16MB RAM, a diskette drive, one to four IDE hard drives, and a network card..."

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