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MOUNT(2)							System Calls Manual							  MOUNT(2)

mount, umount - mount or umount a file system SYNOPSIS
#include <unistd.h> #include <sys/mount.h> int mount(char *special, char *name, int flag) int umount(char *name) DESCRIPTION
Mount() tells the system that the file system special is to be mounted on the file name, effectively overlaying name with the file tree on special. Name may of any type, except that if the root of special is a directory, then name must also be a directory. Special must be a block special file, except for loopback mounts. For loopback mounts a normal file or directory is used for special, which must be seen as the root of a virtual device. Flag is 0 for a read-write mount, 1 for read-only. Umount() removes the connection between a device and a mount point, name may refer to either of them. If more than one device is mounted on the same mount point then unmounting at the mount point removes the last mounted device, unmounting a device removes precisely that device. The unmount will only succeed if none of the files on the device are in use. Both calls may only be executed by the super-user. SEE ALSO
mount(1), umount(1). AUTHOR
Kees J. Bot ( MOUNT(2)

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HALEVT-MOUNT(1) 					      General Commands Manual						   HALEVT-MOUNT(1)

halevt-mount/halevt-umount - Mount or umount device through HAL SYNOPSIS
halevt-mount [options] [-w] mountpoint|device|udi halevt-mount [options] <-c | -r> <-a | mountpoint | device | udi> halevt-mount [options] <-l | -s> halevt-umount [options] < -a | mountpoint | device | udi> DESCRIPTION
halevt-mount Mount or umount device through HAL and keep a track of devices handled. When called as halevt-umount the default is to unmount, when called as halevt-mount the default is to mount. Option -c, -l, -r, -s or -w changes the operation performed. Additional argument is considered to be a mount point, a device or an udi when unmounting or removing. If the commands are not called with -s after changes in the state of the devices (after mounting, unmounting, removing devices), the infor- mation available for halevt-mount and halevt-umount may become out of sync with the state of the system. When run as user halevt (or as root), no uid= argument is passed to HAL when mounting, otherwise this option is passed, if the filesystem allows it. OPTIONS
-a When listing, list all the existing devices. For the other operations, perform the operation on all the handled devices. -c Remove the handled device. -d device Use device device. -f file Use file file to store information about the handled devices instead of the default. -h Help message and options summary. -i directory Use lock file and device information file in the directory directory (if they are not already specified). -l List handled devices. Formatted with, on each line, udi:device:mountpoint. -p mountpoint Use mountpoint mountpoint. -m umask Set mount umask to umask if run as a system user, and the filesystem supports it. -n file Use file file as lock file. -o option Add the option option to the mount call. -r Umount. -s Sync the information about the handled devices with the informations known by HAL. -u udi Use udi udi. -w Add to the handled devices. SEE ALSO
halevt(1), gnome-mount(1), pmount(1) VERSION
This is halevt-mount version AUTHOR
Main author is Patrice Dumas pertusus at free dot fr. AVAILABILITY
The latest version of this program can be found at: COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2007-2008 Patrice Dumas <pertusus at free dot fr>, There is NO warranty. You may redistribute this software under the terms of the GNU General Public License; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. For more information about these matters, see the file named COPYING. 7th Edition HALEVT-MOUNT(1)
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