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Re: Sharing files with older systems like Xbox

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  • m_firthows
    ... fact ... is ... ... smb://DOMAIN;username:password@MyWindowsServer/movies/ ... at ... network ... so I ... to user so ... the ...
    Message 1 of 8 , May 24 10:24 PM
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      --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "mattias__a" <mattias__a@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Hi. I might be totally wrong here but wasn't the Xbox Media Player
      > project killed a few years ago and continued under the Xbox Media
      > Center project? If the software you are using on your xbox is in
      fact
      > XBMC (xbox media center) the syntax for authenticating smb-shares
      is
      >
      >
      <bookmark>

      > <name>MySMBShare</name>
      >
      <path>smb://DOMAIN;username:password@MyWindowsServer/movies/</path>

      > </bookmark>
      >
      > If you are still using XBMP I would recomend that you have a look
      at
      > XMBC
      >
      > HTH
      > /Mattias
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "maisondouf" <maisondouf@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi,
      > >
      > >
      > > My problem was simple, before I bought a NSLU2 I have two big USB
      > > drives pluged on my own PC.
      > >
      > > This PC assume to share the disk contents on my personnal
      network
      > with
      > > Windows XP sharing protocol.
      > >
      > > On this network, some Xbox are connected and with the Xbox Media
      > > Player, they can read movies on the USB disk.
      > >
      > > They use the smb syntax to define the map point :
      > >
      > > smb://WORKGROUP/COMPUTER/SHARE
      > >
      > > and so without any problem...
      > >
      > > But now with the USB disks connected on the NSLU2, the Xbox can't
      > > connect the disk due to indentification mistakes.
      > >
      > > It is impossible to make any modification in the Xbox software,
      so I
      > > try to modify the samba server configuration in the NSLU2.
      > >
      > > In the 'smb.conf' file, the parameter 'security' is set
      to 'user' so
      > > an identification is nedeed to connect shares.
      > >
      > > When you set this parameter to 'share', the samba server have
      the
      > same
      > > behaviour than an old PC with Windows 95 and the Xbox connect
      > > correctly the sharing points.
      > >
      > > This modification of 'security' would be make after each boot of
      the
      > > NSLU2, because the default setting is 'user'.
      > >
      > > You can include in the 'rc.1' file in '/etc/rc.d' this little
      line :
      > >
      > > sed -i 's/security \= \user/security \= \share/'
      > > /share/hdd/conf/share/smb.conf
      > >
      > > You can put this at the end of the file or just after the line
      > > containing : "Restore usrgrpshares:"
      > >
      > > It's run.
      > >
      > > Alain.
      > >
      >

      what is your frob to i dont no
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