Originally Posted by Chipeater
One of the best file servers that I've made out of old parts was with FreeNAS
. It was an old 400MHz Pentium with something like 256 MB of RAM. It works great for a file server and is very easy to configure.
Do NOT use freenas 8 imo... I used it and can not get the file storage part to work at all. Freenas 7 works perfectly fine every time. In my opinion, if you'll use freenas go with freenas 7.
Aside from that, it's a very good program.