[clug] QNAP universal home server

Robert Edwards bob at cs.anu.edu.au
Sat Aug 29 23:02:43 MDT 2009

Michael James wrote:
> Strolling the computer fair yesterday
>  and John Kostakos of Vistra* told me about the QNAP TS-439 Pro.
>     http://www.qnap.com/pro_detail_feature.asp?p_id=110
> It's yet another little 4 slot NAS box, BUT ...
> It uses an Atom 1.6 Gig processor so it's as low power as it can be.
> This model has hot swappable slots for 4 full sized SATA disks.
> The atom processor still gives you enough compute power to run
>  routing, firewall, DNS, web cache (squid), media centre, web server, etc.
> Looks well built, has a bit of a Linux community around it.
> I'm not sure what distro the supplied software is based on
>  (source available) but people are have installed Debian on it.
> Sounds like something I've been looking for for a while.
> Anyone had any experience with these or interested?
> michaelj
> * despite the unfortunate name he avoids Windows.

Hi Michael,

How much was he asking for them?


Bob Edwards.

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