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    Drobo multi disk RAID/NAS

    I see this is on scan's today only list (at the bottom)

    Drobo is an easy-to-use desktop storage array that plugs into your Mac, PC or Linux system via hi-speed USB 2.0. Drobo enables users to reliably store up to
    16TB of data,
    Anyone know if it is still imited to 2GB volumes ?
    AIUI if you put in 4x 1TB drives, you would have 2x volumes created, and less redundancy?

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    Re: Drobo multi disk RAID/NAS

    A pitty it's limited by USB, they should have stuck an eSATA or gigabit ethernet port on it instead, £160 for a dumb fileserver is a bit of a rip when you can get an NLSU2 for less than half that and you can hack it to bits.
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    Re: Drobo multi disk RAID/NAS

    You'd have the same amount of redundancy irrespective of the number of volumes as the redundancy is at a drive level.

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