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Old 01-16-2009, 02:48 PM   #1
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I have heard you can setup a linux box as a SAN storage device for a home lab. Does anyone know of such a build or product? Will it use the HBA I have installed.
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Old 01-16-2009, 02:52 PM   #2
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I have heard you can setup a linux box as a SAN storage device for a home lab. Does anyone know of such a build or product? Will it use the HBA I have installed.
danny.sporar@rogers.com
Ok...first bit of help is to use a better subject for your question, other than "help me".

If you'd like to know if it'll use the HBA you have installed, it would help if you actually TOLD US what kind of HBA it is. Also, what version and distro of Linux???

You can set up a SAN type environment, using ISCSI, either over and HBA/Fiber, or through gigabit copper. Copper is cheaper for home use, and saturating a 1GB/s pipe at home is going to be a challenge. Fiber HBA's are only 2GB/s (although some newer ones are 4GB).
 
Old 01-16-2009, 02:56 PM   #3
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This is a forum where help is posted for the benefit of both the one and all. Personal messages by e-mail are not its form.

Titles asking for information may well be more informative than "Help me" if they are to draw the interest and attention of this forums members and their expertise. See most kindly this.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/linux/...Ask_a_Question
 
  


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