schumaku wrote:Why do you think 4 TB drives need special support in general? There is nothing specific ... However, the smaller Intel NAS were pure 32-bit units, while the ones with five* and more bays have 64-Bit Kernels - what is required to handle storage volumes > 16 TB. So this should fit up to 8 TB drives, beyond the two bay units will need 64-bit Kernels, too.
*TS-509 does remain excluded from support of drives > 2 TB.
schumaku wrote:Why - does your TS-459 Pro II have five or more bays?sterp wrote:I have a TS459 Pro II and cant find it in the datasheets
schumaku wrote:With QNAP you get the OS your system is designed and specified for...same as when you buy a PC with a OEM Windows where you get either a 32 bit _or_ a 64 bit version.
sl1000 wrote:why? what does it matter if the os is 32-bit or 64-bit?
I expect the 4-drive nas you have will be fully compatable with 4tb drives, and maybe even bigger in the future. Who cares how many bits the underlying OS uses?
sl1000 wrote:Lol, no not at all. The amount of bits the operating system is has nothing to do with speed.
sl1000 wrote:The amount of bits the operating system is has nothing to do with speed.
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