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

Daniel Tweedy daniel.tweedy at gmail.com
Sat May 24 21:06:23 UTC 2008

Hi Jannetta,

I have done that yes, I am only sharing the home directories and have 
only one user (not including root).

My home share works fine.

Thank you for responding.

Jannetta S Steyn wrote:
> Hi Daniel
> Have you added a user using smbpasswd and have you set encrypt passwords to yes in the
> config file?
> Regards
> Jannetta
>> 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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