Anyone using Linksys Network Storage Link?

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  1. Joe Reinwald

    Joe Reinwald Stunt Coordinator

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    Hi folks,

    I just bought an 802.11g router/card. I'm using the card with my laptop and have my desktop plugged directly into the router.

    I was going to buy an external harddrive to have, well, more storage for both computers, and for the portability between home and the office. I've been looking at Linksys' Network Storage Link (NSLU2) so that I could "share" the external drive. Anyone have any experience with these? I get the impression that they're fairly new, though. The local b&m has it for about $100 but I did see it online for about $80.

    Just curious,
    Joe
     
  2. Mike Fassler

    Mike Fassler Supporting Actor

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    my friend and I bought one of those for our network and had alot of issues with it. Save your cash and buy a better brand, linksys just isnt that great anymore.
     
  3. SethH

    SethH Cinematographer

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    NAS (Network Attached Storage) is pretty cool, but it just doesn't make too much sense in the home unless you have all laptops that move around a lot. Since you have a desktop, I would simply get a Firewire or USB2.0 HD and plug it into the desktop and make it a shared drive. This gives you the exact same capabilities . . . the only difference being that you have to leave the desktop on all the time for it to work.
     
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    I bought a NetDisk from Ximeta.
     
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