NAS questions

Ragnar Hojland Espinosa ragnar.hojland at
Thu Oct 7 11:23:00 CDT 2004

On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 04:06:13PM +0100, Tom Knight wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm doing some work for a(nother) university department and I've been told
> they're after some sort of NAS. Now, they're heavily into Dell (hurrah!), so
> I thought I'd see what sort of product they'd be buying. Both the PV745N and
> PV775N some with "Microsoft Storage Server 2003".
> * What does this do that (SuSE) Linux can't do (snapshot/rollback?)?
> * Why not just buy a PE1750 and install a PERC4 card (for external RAIDs)?

Linux can do snapshotting with LVM.

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