According to Wikipedia:
Using appropriate SCSI drives with a motherboard & BIOS that support true hot plugging, this would imply FreeNAS does too. But this thread and this post suggest otherwise. For example, the post explicitly says,
I searched The Fine Manual for "hot swap" with no luck. So...
I'm looking for a case for my home NAS.
I'm thinking about 6-8 drives; I don't have a specific need for hot swap drives, I just like that design.
What I have in mind something that would look like a FreeNAS Mini, but unfortunately buying a pre-assembled one would exceed my current budget...
I thought I would share my latest server build for folks looking for a relatively small server case that could accommodate
at least 10 3.5" drives. My requirements required hot swappable bays accessible from the front. (I like blinking lights :)
After extensive searching and comparing cases, I...
In the absence of (good) Internet in Australia I am thinking of implementing the following backup solution for my FreeNAS server:
- Have 2 (big) backup drives
- Have one of them attached at the time
- Do incremental backups to the backup drive nightly (scheduled, automated)
- Swap the...