[Samba] Sharing a CD-RW

Buchan Milne bgmilne at cae.co.za
Tue Aug 20 01:50:01 GMT 2002

> Message: 12
> From: "Deepak Chawla" <dchawla at cse.unl.edu>
> To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
> Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 01:23:08 -0400
> Subject: [Samba] Sharing a CD-RW

> Hi,
> I'm a newbie at samba (I just configured the samba server on my Linux =
> box). I was wondering if, along with the printer and disk space, I could =
> even share the CD Writer on the linux box as a device which my "windows" =
> friends could map and burn CDs on.
> any comments would be of great help

Not with samba until the kernel supports packet writing (maybe you can 
compile a kernel with suitable patches?).

IMHO, the better solution is:


You could have googled first:

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