[LUNI] How is freenas different than a linux with samba?
me at heyjay.com
Sat Sep 2 14:14:29 CDT 2006
Martin Maney wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 02, 2006 at 09:18:31AM -0500, Jay Strauss wrote:
>> I was just reading over www.freenas.org. I'm curious how is a NAS
>> device any different than running <distro> with samba and nfs installed?
> It's the applicance trope: it does so much less, and is therefore so
> much simpler to setup and manage... provided the specific thing the
> appliance does is all you need done. Sort of like an iPod versus
> carrying around a laptop to run an mp3 player. :-)
Oh, OK that makes sense.
More information about the luni