I use autofs to mount a windows share on my router, this stopped working with “mount error(112): Host is down”. Looks like it was due to some arch linux update, as per dmesg:
[ 5986.858242] No dialect specified on mount. Default has changed to
a more secure dialect, SMB3 (vers=3.0), from CIFS (SMB1). To use the
less secure SMB1 dialect to access old servers which do not support
SMB3 specify vers=1.0 on mount. For somewhat newer servers such as
Windows 7 try vers=2.1.
Specifying version 1.0 fixed it. (Note: this is just on my home network, you might want more security elsewhere). Fixed autofs …
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This is partly based on instructions from https://servercheck.in/blog/running-ansible-within-windows but uses a virtual environment and no checking out from Github / manually installing packages. Install Cygwin. Include following packages: python openssl / openssl-devel python-crypto python-openssl openssh Install & configure pip, virtualenv & virtualenvwrapper as per http://atbrox.com/2009/09/21/how-to-get-pipvirtualenvfabric-working-on-cygwin/ Create a virtual environment for ansible with mkvirtualenv –system-site-packages ansi …
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If you want this to work (for example for https elisp repositories) I strongly recommend you use the version of Emacs that is bundled with Cygwin.