Sharing CD-ROM over Samba on Fedora 8

Nicolae Ghimbovschi xfreebird at
Wed Jun 4 21:55:10 UTC 2008

Try to change

security = user
security = share

It might help you.

On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 12:42 AM, Daniel Tweedy <daniel.tweedy at> wrote:
> 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.
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