mount error(12): Cannot allocate memory (Linux)

If you try to mount a Windows based network share on your linux system and you get the error

mount error(12): Cannot allocate memory
Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs)

you have found a known Windows bug 🙂

To correct this problem, you have make the following changes in registry on your windows-machine:

Stard cmd.exe as an admin an type in:

reg add "HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlSession ManagerMemory Management" /v "LargeSystemCache" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

reg add "HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesLanmanServerParameters" /v "Size" /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

Now reboot your Windows based system.

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