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mount.cifs no longer works after updating Kernel to

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10


CIFS mounts stop working after updating the kernel to version
Error: "mount error 112 = Host is down"


For systems that can be updated to SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 Service Pack 2, this issue has been fixed
as of kernel version (which is the version shipped in Service Pack 2).

For systems which cannot be updated to SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 Service Pack 2 (in particular, systems which have Open Enterprise Server 2 installed), this issue has been fixed as of kernel version which is available as an online update.



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  • Document ID:3221752
  • Creation Date: 03-Mar-2008
  • Modified Date:04-Mar-2021
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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