ScreenPlay Pro HD

Warning: This is a change in the Linux OS of the ScreenPlay Pro HD. Iomega may consider this a reason to void your warranty if do any of the actions listed. It is possible to mess up the operating system enough to make it no longer function. If you make these changes, you do so at your own risk.

Note: Iomega has provided a firmware update program that will restore the drive's firmware and operating system files.

These instructions are for the R1.0 firmware. There will be slight differences in later version of the firmware. R1.8 firmware is confirmed to have up to 4 connections and processes already.

What you do
What it does
Open a Dosbox an a Windows PC or in Linux

telnet IP of your Screenplay

Connect with the Screenplay via Telnet.
For user name, type
Log into the ScreenPlay Pro HD as root user, no password is required.
Cannot change to home directory warning is ok.

/bin/mount -no remount,rw /dev/root

Make the Root Filesystem Read write

cd /usr/local/samba/lib

Go to the Path of smb.conf
vi smb.conf
Start the Editor VI with the smb.conf
search 'max connection = 2'
Press the letter i to get the Edit mode
set the value of max connetion to 5 means 5 Connections
Search 'max smbd processes = 1'
set the value to 5 means 5 processes to the Screnplay
Press ESC key to Leave Edit Mode
Press : key
Type wq and press enter To write and quit
Type /bin/mount -no remount,ro /dev/root

Make the Filesystem Read only

Type exit Close the telnet connection
Reboot the ScreenPlay