How to Share CD-Writer using Samba

Jason Haar Jason.Haar at
Sun Jan 20 13:32:03 GMT 2002

On Fri, Jan 18, 2002 at 12:58:43AM -0800, Simo Sorce wrote:
> As I understand, you want to burn pre-built-iso.
> I would make you look either at pre-exec / post-exec scripts or the vfs
> layer to do this kind of things (or maybe smbclient is enough if you want to
> suck the iso from a windows share).

Simpler yet, a cronjob or daemon that notices when files appear in a
directory, uses "fuser" or the like to monitor if the file is being written
to, then when it isn't, moves it into a working area, mounts it (to sanity
check it :-), umounts and burns.

It could even Email the usercode who owned the file telling them it's
finished :-)

The only hard bit is Emailing the burnt CD ;-)

[Hmmm; Content-Type: physical/object perhaps??]


Jason Haar

Information Security Manager
Trimble Navigation Ltd.
Phone: +64 3 9635 377 Fax: +64 3 9635 417

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