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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.

This is a method for changing which workgroup your ScreenPlay Pro HD is a part of.

The following instructions assume you have you have no familiarity with Linux, but general familiarity with Windows XP or Vista.Please be aware that Linux is case sensitive and you will need to type everything exactly as is.

These instructions are for doing this process manually. IomTools includes this feature and can make the process easier if you do not feel comfortable applying this change.

If you are using Vista or R1.8 firmware, you will need to enable telnet.


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

Type
telnet IP of your Screenplay

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

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

Make the Root Filesystem Read write

Type
cd /usr/local/samba/lib

Go to the Path of smb.conf
Type
vi smb.conf
Start the Editor VI with the smb.conf
search 'workgroup'
Press the letter i to get the Edit mode
change the workgroup name to the workgroup you want it in.
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

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