LACIE ETHERDISK MINI DRIVER

By default, there are two main libraries–FamilyLibrary and MyLibrary–so you can set one library to include all the files you want to share with your family and another for your personal files. We initially had the drive set up near our home theater, and the drive was considerably louder than the internal hard drives on our TiVo HD. Performance – NAS mode Page 6: One way around this issue is to use network-attached storage NAS for your media, which serves up files to PCs and media streamers on your home network, as well as PCs accessing the files remotely via the Internet. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Another cool feature is the ability to share individual folders and files with friends.

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LaCie Ethernet Disk Mini Specs – CNET

For example, you can’t even select individual files minj folders to backup. System Log For multi-platform use, the documentation had sections for Windows, Macintosh and Linux, which is a bonus for users like me etherdksk have a heterogeneous network. Review Sections Review Specs. This link will direct you to the Seagate website. Default passwords for network products.

On the other hand, it’s nice to see several different protocols supported for accessing the share.

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Performance – Competitive comparison. Connect to a drive with FTP.

Making such a simple activity so difficult seems like a significant oversight of the software. While the casing feels heavy-duty, it doesn’t do much to dampen the sound of the drive. The log seemed to grow quite large after a few boots of the device, which resulted in a long load-time in the web page.

Setting Up Page 3: Disk Formatting To get around this limitation, the mini allows you to reformat the disk with a Linux ext3 filesystem that supports larger files, albeit with reduced portability.

Best Storage Devices for By default, the mini’s internal disk is formatted in a least-common-denominator format of FAT32 so it can be directly accessed when USB-plugged into a Windows, Macintosh, or Linux system. Around back are the ports, along with some venting for the interior fans.

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We initially had the drive set up near our home theater, and the drive was considerably louder than the internal hard drives on our TiVo HD. Setting Up My quick read of the setup instructions indicated that the mini would be able to acquire an Ethernet address from a DHCP server, so I just let it power up.

For example, although I could set the time, there was no option for setting the address of an NTP server that would make sure the time stayed correct.

Performance – USB mode. The casing is made of thick gray metal–not plastic–and it has a heft to it that at least makes you feel like it’s well-made.

Another cool feature is the ability to share individual folders and files with friends. As it came on, I subjectively judged the noise level to be about “medium” – not as quiet as my most silent units, but also not as noisy as others I have tested.

To get around this limitation, the mini allows you to reformat the disk with a Linux ext3 filesystem that supports larger files, albeit with reduced portability. The same goes for laice included backup software, which doesn’t offer much in the way of hands-on tweaking. An annoying limitation we ran into was trying to download an entire directory of files–for instance, an entire album consisting of multiple MP3 files.

We’ve changed, we promise. In general, it appears that LaCie has decided to keep things pretty simple.

USB storage does not automatically map to a share. Home Edition and Internet Space.

Ethernet Disk mini

,acie the Shared Storage – Windows. The problem is that you can’t download an entire directory. No articles available for this product. The LaCie Ethernet Disk Mini Home Edition can also function as an iTunes server, which means you can load the drive with a bunch of music and it will be visible in iTunes.

What precautions should Etherdiso take with my LaCie drive? The sound isn’t unbearable, but if you’re sensitive to noise you’ll want to sequester it somewhere out of earshot–or consider another drive.