Making a NAS with the Odroid HC2
Last a year I decided to upgrade my DIY USB NAS (you can read my journey so far here and here) and for this reason I bought an Odroid HC2.
This would be a big upgrade for me, because for the first time I would be able to connect my WD Red 3T via SATA and not via USB.
So I bought one and let’s see how it went…
The hardware Odroid C2 is a nice tiny board made specifically in order to serve as a NAS.
How I backup everything using Rsync
Further to my posts part I and part II about my diy USB NAS, I am writing this post in order to show you how easy it is to get various backups with rsync.
But first let me explain you how I store my data:
Desktop PC hard disk (WD Black 1T)
This is the disk that stores my Linux home. This is also the primary location of my music and pictures.
A (not so) poor man's DIY USB NAS part II (DD-WRT edition)
As mentioned in my previous post, during the summer of 2017 I decided that it was time to replace my first diy USB NAS.
I had already bought a Netgear R7000 to use it with DD-WRT that supported USB 3 disk sharing via samba, I had a lot of embedded boards running at home for various tasks and I wanted to get rid some of them and the most important, I needed more space as I wanted to use the NAS for other tasks apart from serving my music files.
A poor man's DIY USB NAS part I
Back in 2014, when I started developing Archphile, I was using my desktop PC with samba in order to share my music to my transport. After almost a year I decided that I didn’t want my PC to be running every time I needed to listen to some music. Besides this, my PC was and still is in a small room, very close to my hi-fi, so being heavily obsessed with fan noises (and usually listening to music at low levels), I decided that it was time to create my first “quick and dirty” USB NAS.