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2004-10-01, 10:34
> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of kdf
> Sent: 01 October 2004 17:22
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] Lacie NAS
>
> Quoting Bruce Hartley <Bruce (AT) Seahunt4pl (DOT) co.uk>:
>
> > that's a shame, I was thinking of getting one myself.
>
> 128 might work....just wont be "plenty".
>
> > Guess I'll just have to build an old PC into a music server.
>
> > Guess Linux would be the way forward??
>
> in my experience, that's the biggest bang for the buck.
> However, I've never
> tried OSX. Teh big think linux has going for it is that you
> can strip it down
> to minimal. without a gui, the memory is free up for
> slimserver to use.
>

Memory really isn't an issue these days - it's so cheap, there's no excuse for
not maxing out what ever system you have.

If you're up to it, linux is indeed the way to go.

FWIW, I'm running slimserver on Fedora Core 2.

R.
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