Build your own NAS with FreeNAS (video)

Build your own NAS with FreeNAS (video)

If you’re just itching for an excuse to reuse that retired desktop PC or laptop sitting in your closet there here’s your chance:  the basics of installing FreeNAS, an open-source DIY NAS. So instead of spending money on off the shelf options why not save...
Build your own NAS with FreeNAS (video)

FreeNAS 0.69 beta1 available

Folker Theile has announced the release of FreeNAS 0.69 beta 1, a tiny FreeBSD-based operating system for NAS services. From the changelog Upgrade to FreeBSD 6.3; add ‘lagg’ link aggregation and link failover interface support (kernel); switch back to...
RAID, FreeBSD and FreeNAS

RAID, FreeBSD and FreeNAS

Recently I set up FreeNAS on a spare computer which is now serving as a RAID file server. Before setting it up I did some research into what RAID is and how it works. Thought I’d share with you some interesting links that I found: RAID explained graphically:...
FreeNAS 0.7 progress

FreeNAS 0.7 progress

The FreeNAS maintenance release 0.686.3 was released last week. This will be probably the last stable release based on FreeBSD 6.2.The following changes have been made: Some of the changes: Remove consolehm sensor support because it doesn’t work/recognize...

BSD releases – week 9

Week 9 has been an interesting one for FreeBSD and FBSD based operating systems: FreeBSD 7.0 and pfSense 1.2 were released and there were some minor releases: FreeNAS 0.686.2 and m0n0wall 1.3b10. FreeNAS 0.686.2 Majors changes: Add ability to set a CIFS/SMB share read...