Sharing CD-ROM

Albert Hopkins hopkins at
Thu Jun 25 14:58:53 GMT 1998

On Fri, 26 Jun 1998, Jason Armstrong wrote:

> Is it possible to share a cdrom via Samba? I can share the /mnt/cdrom
> directory and see it from the PCs, but how does one take care of the
> mount/umount commands that are needed?

Well, you don't need to.  When the cdrom is mounted they will see files.
When it is not, they will just see an empty directory.  Samba doesn't need
to take care of mount/umount.

Perhaps I don't understand the question.  

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