How to Share CD-Writer using Samba

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Jan 17 22:29:03 GMT 2002

Richard Sharpe wrote:
> shailendra suman wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >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.

I think the closest you might get is sharing a CD-ReWriter/DVD-RW with
kernel level support - but I'm not sure how much of this actually exists

Andrew Bartlett

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