[Nelug] Sharing CD-ROM over Samba on Fedora 9

Jannetta S Steyn jannetta at henning.org
Sat May 24 08:44:11 UTC 2008

Hi Daniel

Have you added a user using smbpasswd and have you set encrypt passwords to yes in the
config file?


> Hi All,
> I was just wondering if any of you have any experience of sharing a
> cd-rom over samba, i'm not having very much luck in getting it working
> you see, have googled and search a lot and I think I am very close to
> getting it working, but am kinda stuck as to what else I could do from
> where I am, so I am really looking for a few pointers/tips/ideas.
> [cdrom]
> comment = CD-ROM
> path = /cdrom
> writable = no
> locking = no
> public = yes
> read only = yes
> valid users = %S
> This is what i'm using at the moment and it shows up on the windows pc
> but it asks for a password when I try to connect, but none of the users
> set up on the box or in the smbpasswd file work and root doesn't work
> either, it just keeps poping up asking for the password again no matter
> what I try.
> Thanks,
> Daniel.
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