[tahoe-dev] Tahoe on NAS drives

Jan-Benedict Glaw jbglaw at lug-owl.de
Sat Aug 1 16:46:26 UTC 2009

On Sat, 2009-08-01 16:58:37 +0100, gc20090728 at metcarob.com <gc20090728 at metcarob.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2009-08-01 14:16:28 +0100, gc20090728 at metcarob.com <gc20090728 at metcarob.com> wrote:
> > > Has anyone managed to get Tahoe working on a consumer NAS
> > > device? If anyone
> >
> > No experience, but they might work by just mounting them via NFS
> > or SMB on the machine that will run a Tahoe grid member.
> A lot of these things are linux boxes without monitor plugs, just a
> network connector. I was thinking more along the lines of altering
> the onboard software so it includes Tahoe and acts as a node (with
> no other hardware).  I'm pretty sure I can't have been the first
> person to have this idea I was wondering if anyone had tried and had
> any success.

Sure--that's another possibility. Examples in this group are the
Buffalo NAS products, NSLU2, ...

However, keep in mind that they typically have quite limitd RAM, so
letting them do erasure-encoding on large files will be a pain at
least. Maybe a helper node might be of use here...


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