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umount(8) [bsd man page]

UMOUNT(8)						      System Manager's Manual							 UMOUNT(8)

NAME
umount - unmount file systems SYNOPSIS
umount [ -fv ] special | node umount -a [ -fv ] [ -t ufs | external_type ] DESCRIPTION
The umount command calls the umount(2) system call to remove a special device from the file system tree at the point node. If either spe- cial or node are not provided, the appropriate information is taken from the fstab(5) file. The options are as follows: -a All of the file systems described in fstab(5) are unmounted. -f The file system is forcibly unmounted. Active special devices continue to work, but all other files return errors if further accesses are attempted. The root file system cannot be forcibly unmounted. This is not currently implemented in 2.11BSD. -t ufs | external type Is used to indicate the actions should only be taken on filesystems of the specified type. More than one type may be specified in a comma separated list. The list of filesystem types can be prefixed with no to specify the filesystem types for which action should not be taken. For example, the umount command: umount -a -t nfs,mfs umounts all filesystems of the type NFS and MFS. NOTE: Only UFS is supported by 2.11BSD. The example is for illustrative purposes only. -v Verbose, additional information is printed out as each file system is unmounted. FILES
/etc/fstab file system table SEE ALSO
umount(2), fstab(5), mount(8) HISTORY
A umount command appeared in Version 6 AT&T UNIX. 4.4 Berkeley Distribution January 16, 1996 UMOUNT(8)

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UMOUNT(8)						    BSD System Manager's Manual 						 UMOUNT(8)

NAME
umount -- unmount file systems SYNOPSIS
umount [-fv] special ... | node ... | fsid ... umount -a | -A [-F fstab] [-fv] [-h host] [-t type] DESCRIPTION
The umount utility calls the unmount(2) system call to remove a file system from the file system tree. The file system can be specified by its special device or remote node (rhost:path), the path to the mount point node or by the file system ID fsid as reported by ``mount -v'' when run by root. The options are as follows: -a All the file systems described in fstab(5) are unmounted. -A All the currently mounted file systems except the root are unmounted. -F fstab Specify the fstab file to use. -f The file system is forcibly unmounted. Active special devices continue to work, but all other files return errors if further accesses are attempted. The root file system cannot be forcibly unmounted. For NFS, a forced dismount can take up to 1 minute or more to complete against an unresponsive server and may throw away data not yet written to the server for this case. -h host Only file systems mounted from the specified host will be unmounted. This option implies the -A option and, unless otherwise speci- fied with the -t option, will only unmount NFS file systems. -t type Is used to indicate the actions should only be taken on file systems of the specified type. More than one type may be specified in a comma separated list. The list of file system types can be prefixed with ``no'' to specify the file system types for which action should not be taken. For example, the umount command: umount -a -t nfs,nullfs unmounts all file systems of the type NFS and NULLFS that are listed in the fstab(5) file. -v Verbose, additional information is printed out as each file system is unmounted. ENVIRONMENT
PATH_FSTAB If the environment variable PATH_FSTAB is set, all operations are performed against the specified file. PATH_FSTAB will not be honored if the process environment or memory address space is considered ``tainted''. (See issetugid(2) for more information.) FILES
/etc/fstab file system table SEE ALSO
unmount(2), fstab(5), autounmountd(8), mount(8) HISTORY
A umount utility appeared in Version 6 AT&T UNIX. BSD
November 22, 2014 BSD

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