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Link to this post 23 Feb 10

Hi! All.. anyone can help me what distro i can use for File Storage:( . Thank you and God Bless..

Link to this post 24 Feb 10

Anyone can help me to decide what Linux Distro i can use for File Storage and easy to swap harddisk and i hope can you give me Step by step procedure.. THANK YOU and GOD BLESS..

Link to this post 24 Feb 10

I am a bit lost about your request, any distro can be used to access file-storage, but the easy-swap hard disk is what I am confused about. Are you referring to using a hot-swappable hard disk or just configuring your system to recognize new disks that are added?

Link to this post 25 Feb 10

mfillpot is right. Any Linux distro should be fine. My guess is that you have a very specific drive enclosure that you're using. What may be a bigger concern for you is whether or not the kernel correctly supports your IDE / SATA / RAID controller. You probably also want to read up a bit on LVM, as this is most likely the tool that you will be using to manage the drives and their images.

good luck.

Link to this post 25 Feb 10

The best distro used for file storage is OPENFILER . Which can be used for multipurpose. It provides you a rich feature gui for managing the disk drives. http://www.openfiler.com/

It is not recommended for desktop use.

Link to this post 25 Feb 10

Thank You for all your help and Support.. bubray thank you for give an idea for file storage.. Gomer and mfillpot my only purpose is to make have an file storage can easy to detect even RAID or any harddisk.. and can you help what i make or a proper step by step to do from scratch and formating of harrdisk.. and separate of OS and the File Location. THANK YOU..

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