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in my search for a DIY NAS i started to think that FlexRAID is one of the best options for me as i can see it
it works on win or linux
it snap shot raid solution
its free

i want to hear the personal experience of forum members who use FlexRAID and the info of their builds

i was thinking about using the FlexRAID with WHS or even a normal WIN version (not the best option i think)

please help me gain more knowledge in hearing your experience with FlexRAID of even WHS+FlexRAID
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What exactly do you mean by FlexRAID? The only thing I could find from a search appears to be nonexistent.
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This is FlexRAID. Don't confuse it with "Flex-RAID" on Netgear's ReadyNAS Pro products. FlexRAID is written by a guy named Brahim Bakayoko.

Wiki is here. Community forum is here. If you sign up for the forums there's a download link inside...somewhere...tongue.gif

For a major use case of FlexRAID (100TB), look here.
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Originally Posted by parityboy;12340886 
This is FlexRAID. Don't confuse it with "Flex-RAID" on Netgear's ReadyNAS Pro products. FlexRAID is written by a guy named Brahim Bakayoko.

Wiki is here. Community forum is here. If you sign up for the forums there's a download link inside...somewhere...tongue.gif

For a major use case of FlexRAID (100TB), look here.

This is precisely the nonexistent software I was referring to.
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Originally Posted by error10;12342077 
This is precisely the nonexistent software I was referring to.

Well like I said there's a download link inside the forums. treadstone on [H]ardforum has been using it for a while, and has even posted some screens.
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