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    burning freenas to cd

    trying to have a look at freenas. Im downloading the i386 embedded file from sourceforge but whatever program i use to try and burn it (for some reason its an img rather than an iso) tried burn img magic iso it wont even open with powerarchiver any ideas?

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    Nero or Deepburner should do it for you.

    .iso is here:

    amd64

    Download FreeNAS from SourceForge.net

    and

    i386

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/free...4.iso/download
    Last edited by mattx; 27th March 2010 at 10:03 AM.

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    looks like i was trying the wrong file burnt the live cd and converted a spare hdd to boot into freebsd (diddnt like my nvidia nic shockingly lol so in goes a realtek) but now i cant see how to use the rest of the disk as storage

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    rename the img file extension to an iso and try and burn it ??

    whats wrong with open filer ??

    http://www.openfiler.com/

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    Quote Originally Posted by mac_shinobi View Post
    rename the img file extension to an iso and try and burn it ??

    whats wrong with open filer ??

    Openfiler — Openfiler - Open Source Storage Management Appliance
    never heard of it. basically i m sick of being annoyed by crappy nas boxes and im bored so im looking at setting up a pc as a nas with iscsi

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    Quote Originally Posted by sted View Post
    now i cant see how to use the rest of the disk as storage
    I found this guide very useful, though it still took a couple of reinstalls to get it right!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeMarchand View Post
    I found this guide very useful, though it still took a couple of reinstalls to get it right!
    worked it out in the end and had it up and running fairly happily as a nas box and as an 100gb iscsi device drive z on my win7 box and file copies werent that slow 20mb /sec (500mb file that just happened to be on my desktop) and thats with the target pc having a pos 100mb realtek in it might have to do some proper work on freenas/iscsi over easter (along with 2008r2 ts and mst2010 and 2 server installs lol)

    after messing around im more convinced than before iscsi is a good way to go now just need to get a less rubbish test system and shove it in a school with an 08 server



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