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avajon

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Re: Question about DLink DNS-323
« Reply #15 on: November 11, 2009, 09:47:31 am »
i thought i could use the atom 330/ion platform for media directors and not for hybrid?? Is the cpu strong enough for a core???

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Re: Question about DLink DNS-323
« Reply #16 on: November 11, 2009, 12:08:59 pm »
For almost all purposes, yes! LMCE doesn't really require a huge amount of power to run. For most people the core really only runs a few extra heavy duty tasks such as MySQL and UpdateMedia, and these are not going to overly tax a dual core Atom. Most of the other extra stuff is lightweight and not "real time" anyway, meaning if they are running slower than ideal, you won't really notice anyway. Most of the heavy duty stuff is GPU work for media, and ION is more than sufficient. These things have been discussed before on the forums (I believe that Andrew's team has done some testing) and the general consensus is it will be fine. If you go ahead, make sure you post feedback (here and on the wiki). Just make sure you have at least 1GB RAM and a HDD that is large enough to deal with the OS plus any MD images you intend to run.

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Re: Question about DLink DNS-323
« Reply #17 on: November 11, 2009, 12:11:32 pm »
thanks for the detailed info. sure, if i buy it i will post my feedback with it!

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Re: Question about DLink DNS-323
« Reply #18 on: November 11, 2009, 04:45:59 pm »
I'm using DNS-321 with LinuxMCE. But it's up 24/7 because there a torrent client runs. LinuxMCE has annoying problem. Time to time it loses external storage such NAS or USB. As result you cannot access your media there during  a few minutes. So, if your NAS will be switched on after core you couldn't see your media on the Orbiter immediately. At least I have such problem on my 0710 hybrid/core.

Regarding DNS-323 itself. It's ok more or less. But noisy a bit. And it's impossible to find small quiet fan.
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