Used to mount filesystems into the filesystem hierarchy. The
first and second forms consult /etc/fstab and
mount the filesystem located on
or intended to be attached to
directory, respectively. In both cases,
information necessary to complete the mount operation is taken
from /etc/fstab. The third form is
independent of /etc/fstab and mounts the
device at mount point
The mount command accepts two kinds of options: command-line and mount. The command-line options provide general direction for the mount command. The mount options are used to specify additional information about the device being mounted.
Mounts all of the partitions specified in
/etc/fstab, except those with the
Displays help on the mount command.
Specifies mount options on the command line.
Mounts the filesystem as read-only.
Specifies that the filesystem to be mounted is of type
fstype. This option is typically
used interactively when no entry for the mount exists in
Sets verbose mode.
Mounts the filesystem in read/write mode.
A number of parameters are available as options for mounting filesystems. These options may be specified in /etc/fstab or as arguments of the -o command-line mount argument. These options modify the way mount configures the mounted filesystem. Some of the options can provide ...