How to Share CD-Writer using Samba

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Thu Jan 17 21:16:06 GMT 2002

shailendra suman wrote:

>I want to share CD-Writer in my Network. Is it
>possible using Samba ??  Can anyone pls tell me How to
>do the same ? 
First explain how you think this would work?

Remember that most CD writers require that a whole CD be burned at once.

Having said that, I can think of a way to share a CD writer, but there 
are enormous issues that might make it very impractical.

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe at, LPIC-1,, SAMS Teach Yourself Samba 
in 24 Hours, Special Edition, Using Samba

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