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Whats the Best Distro for NAS ? ? ?

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Hey guys

i have an old 2.6 celly system siting here that i would like to set up as a NAS to store stuff for streaming to my PS3 and Laptop. Also to get all the Crap of my Main rig.

what is the best distro for this


system spec is


2.6 ghz celly
32meg PCI grx
256 ddr
80 hd

will be upgrading the system at some point more RAM and HD space
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OpenFiler is very good for a dedicated NAS.
http://www.openfiler.com/

If you'd like to keep the functionality of a normal computer I would also look at grabbing most any distro and running Samba and/or NFS on it. Though more immensely more flexible as a general OS, I don't feel these are as powerful as a NAS solution.
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