System administration command. Mount a file structure. The
file structure on device is mounted on
directory. If no device
is specified, mount looks for
an entry in
find what device is associated with the given directory. The
directory, which must already exist and should be empty, becomes
the name of the root of the newly mounted file structure. If
mount is invoked with no
arguments, it displays the name of each mounted device, the
directory on which it is mounted, its filesystem type, and any
mount options associated with the device.
Mount all filesystems listed in
-t to limit this to all filesystems of a
Fake mount. Go through the motions of checking the device and directory, but do not actually mount the filesystem.
When used with
-a, fork a new process
to mount each filesystem.
Print help message, then exit.
For a filesystem type fs, don't
run the helper program
When reporting on mounted filesystems, show filesystem labels for filesystems that have them.
Mount filesystem with the specified label.
Do not record the mount in
Qualify the mount with a mount option. Many filesystem types have their own options. The following are common to most filesystems:
Do input and output to the device asynchronously.
Update inode access time for each access. This is the
noatime does ...