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Linksys-nslu2.4139394
4.7 out of 10

Linksys NSLU2

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Overall 6
6.0

Check out the features

D. Lockwood "spritegeezer", Amazon
16 December 2008
  • Summary: Do not purchase this access point if the following apply: 1) You have external drives full of data you want to make available on your network. You must first reformat the drives to ext3 (a Linux format) which means you loose the data. 2) You have PC's running Vista on your network. The only reliable means of uploading data in Vista is as an ftp client and that is achingly slow. 3) You want to place frequently accessed files on the attached drives. Slooooow!
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Overall 6
6.0

Mixed bag

esanta "esanta", Amazon
13 July 2004
  • Summary: I wanted a file server that I could leave up and running 24/7 on my home network. First, I tried the Ximeta 160GB NetDisk, but it wouldn't work on one of my machines (a month later, I'm still working with tech support to try and figure out the problem. Their tech support is to be congratulated for sticking with it so long, though!) Since the Ximeta is not working out, I decided to try the Linksys Storage Link.
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Overall 6
6.0

One note of caution...

G. McFatridge, Amazon
28 June 2004
  • Summary: Do not buy this if you have an existing USB hard drive already formatted with a Windows based file system and wish to keep it formatted that way (so you could still plug it directly into other Window's based PC's if needed). Your existing external drive will not be compatible with this device until it has been reformatted (and any existing data lost of course)by the Linksys Storage Link and once formatted it will no longer be directly usable on any other PC's. Bummer...
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Overall 6
6.0

Your drive will be dedicated as a file server

Reviewer, Amazon
20 June 2004
  • Summary: What a neat device. Now you can setup a file server at home for under $250, very nice solution for sharing files, videos, and photos with the your family PCs or a place to backup stuff. Note a few warnings before purchasing this device. From the user manual "If the USB hard drive has not previously been used in a Storage Link, its format must be changed. You will be asked to verify if you want to change the format.
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Overall 6
6.0

Zum Aufbau von kleinem LINUX-Homeserver OK

svennemann, Ciao
28 August 2008
  • Excerpt: Ich hatte mir das LINKSYS NSLU2 gekauft gehabt, jedoch nach einer Woche wieder zurück gesandt. Prinzipell ist das LINKSYS NSLU2 ganz gut, wer sich einen kleine LINUX Homeserver mit z.B. Unslung bauen möchte ist das Gerät echt TOP. Wer dies Gerät jedoch dafür verwenden will, lediglich seine USB-Festplatten ans Netzwerk zu bekomme um einen Netzwerkspeicher zu haben, rate ich davon eher ab. Sobald z.B.
  • Pros: Einfache Installation und Erweiterung
  • Cons: Nicht mit allen USB - Festplatten kompatibel und leichtes Abstürzpotenzial
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Overall 6
6.0

Server in der Zigarrenkiste

mschlee, Ciao
4 April 2006
  • Excerpt: Wozu braucht man das ? ==================== Ausstattung und Eigenschaften ========================= Über die Anschlussbuchsen war ein Aufkleber angebracht, der den Benutzer auffordert, vor dem Anschluss irgendwelcher Geräte die Software von der CD laufen zu lassen. Dieser Aufkleber ist vollkommen überflüssig, denn das Anschließen der Platte(n) kann jederzeit erfolgen, und außerdem läßt sich der Aufkleber auch mit Mühe nicht rückstandsfrei entfernen, da er aus Papier...
  • Pros: preiswert, einfacher Anschluss, geringer Stromverbrauch
  • Cons: langsamer Datentransfer
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