0

I have 2 workstations, 1 running Ubuntu Mate 16.04 64bit and 1 running Ubuntu Mate 16.04 32bit. Both machines have cifs-utils and samba installed and the 64bit machine connects to my NAS, no problem but the 32bit returns "mount-error(112) Host is Down yet I can connect to the NAS using "Connect to Server"... What am I missing? Both fstab files refer to a credentials file which are identical on both machines and the line //ipadress/share etc etc are the same on both machines. Please help before I pull all of my hair out. I've done a lot of searching on askubuntu and google to no avail.

3
0

The problem that caused the error message "mount error (112): Host is down" was that I failed to state the Version in the fstab entry, something I didn't have to do in the 64 bit version. My fstab entry now reads: //192.168.?.?/sourcelocation home//alan/Documents cifs iocharset=utf8,credentialsfile=/credlocation,uid=1000,gid=1000,vers=1.0 0 2 All is now working fine

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.