Linux and the hungry Penguin

Configuring storage in FreeNAS

Posted: 2008-10-25 06:45, Edited: 2008-10-25 11:45

An excerpt from Hungry Pengiun's book Learning FreeNAS has been published by The excerpt is called "Configuring storage in FreeNAS"... Here is an excerpt from the excerpt!!!

The essence of the FreeNAS server is to provide storage that is easily accessible from the network. To this end, it is important to understand how FreeNAS handles hard disks and how they can be configured and used to provide the best and most reliable storage for your network.

Go one and read the excerpt Configuring storage in FreeNAS

Hungry Penguin's PC-BSD 7 review

Category: Me
Posted: 2008-10-07 06:03, Edited: 2008-10-07 11:03

I (Hungry Penguin) have written another article for, this time about PC-BSD.

Until recently FreeBSD lacked an easy-to-use desktop version. In 2005 the PC-BSD project was started to provide just that. This month PC-BSD version 7 was released. I downloaded and installed it to see how it squares up to user-friendly Linux distributions like Ubuntu.

I had high expectations of PC-BSD, as much is said of FreeBSD's stability and security, and having used FreeNAS, which is based on FreeBSD, I knew that FreeBSD has lots to offer... Follow the link below to see what I found out.

Read more here.

Category: Me
Posted: 2008-08-08 13:08, Edited: 2008-08-08 18:08


To coincide with the release of my "Learning FreeNAS" book I have started a new website

It is a one stop site for tips, articles, tutorials and videos about FreeNAS the Open Source Network Attached Storage OS.



Comparing Linux USB flash disk distros

Category: Me
Posted: 2008-05-22 08:21, Edited: 2008-05-22 13:21


File Synchronization with Unison

Category: Linux
Posted: 2008-04-17 02:58, Edited: 2008-04-17 07:58 have an interesting HOWTO on File Synchronization with Unison

Top 25 Articles of All Time

Posted: 2008-04-17 02:55, Edited: 2008-04-17 07:55

The folks over at are publishing a list of the all-time favorite articles ever featured on their web site. They will feature the top 25 in this series, presenting us with five each day this week. These 25 articles alone represent tens of millions of page views on

You can read more here.
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