distro optimized for file server

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 12:59:29 MST 2007


FreeNAS is by far the best, but it is a bsd

On Nov 8, 2007 12:37 PM, Nicholas Leippe <nick at leippe.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 08 November 2007, Andres Gonzalez wrote:
> > Folks,
> >
> > I have heard that there is a distro available that is optimized just
> > for a file server. Which distro is it?
> >
> > I want to put together a box that will just sit on the network and
> > present some Samba shares. I want to run it without a keyboard or
> > monitor and be as maintenance free as possible. I recently built a
> > Fedora Core 7 box but that seems like it is a little overkill for what
> > I want.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > -Andres
>
> try distrowatch.org
>
> There's a freebsd distro called FreeNAS on the main page today...?
> May be a linux distro that does similar.
>
>
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