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How You Can Build a Media NAS For Next to Nothing Using FreeNAS

October 9th, 2009

Marton Pipe of Home Cinema Choice has written a guide about using FreeNAS for media storage.

“If you have an old PC sitting around it’s surprisingly easy to create a NAS (Network Attached Storage) repository for your media.”

“For the purposes of this project, I spent a mere £20 on a six year-old Evesham 2.8GHz Pentium 4 (i.e. single-core) with 512MB of RAM (pictured above).”

“FreeNAS provides many useful features. As with commercial NAS boxes, a built-in webserver allows you to remotely administer it from a PC on your network – just enter the IP address that it can automatically derive via DHCP.”

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How you can build a media NAS for next to nothing…or even less | Home Cinema Choice

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