'CD server'

Justin C. Sherrill justin at shiningsilence.com
Mon Jan 1 18:33:20 PST 2007

On Mon, January 1, 2007 6:37 pm, Gergo Szakal wrote:

> the drives have to be shared via Samba. My main concern is the changing of
> the CDs, since there are non-geeks who just want to insert/remove/change
> CDs whenever they would like to.
> I'd like to use DragonFly for this, but first of all I would like to know
> if it's capable of this, or if I should try any other *BSD or Linux
> (2.4/2.6) instead.

You'd need to change the permissions so that non-root users could
mount/unmount the CD volumes, which is documented in the FreeBSD
FAQ/Handbook/somewhere in the mailing lists, I think.

I'd advise taking an existing system (and spare CDROMs, if handy) and
doing a test deployment first.

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