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Category Archives: 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 … Continue reading
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 up-to-date hardware. … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Volker Teile from the FreeNAS team has announced today that FreeNAS 0.686.1 stable has been released. The following changes and additions have been made: Majors changes: Upgrade Samba to 3.0.28. Add attributes ‘Guest account’ and ‘Null passwords’ to ‘Samba: Settings’ … Continue reading
In this post I want to have a look at how the Microsoft Xbox (360) can be used in combination with FreeBSD Xbox running FreeBSD Xbox 360 as media streaming device Using FreeNAS with the Xbox 360 1. Xbox running … Continue reading
Rob Lagesse has published the 4th follow up in his “FreeNAS Tutorials for Windows Users” series: upgrading FreeNAS Part 1 – Installation Part 2 – Configuration Part 3 – Upgrading FreeNAS Part 4 -Using MS SyncToy with FreeNAS
2007 is over. It was a very successful year for open source software and another 12 interesting months have passed for FreeBSD. In this post I want to look back at 2007 and see how FreeBSD faired, what happened in … Continue reading
Rob Lagesse has created two easy FreeNAS tutorials. These howto’s are aimed at Windows users wanting to set up a NAS server but having no or little experience with alternative operating systems. All step-by-step with many screenshots. Part One – Installation Part … Continue reading