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fstab(5) [minix man page]

FSTAB(5)							File Formats Manual							  FSTAB(5)

fstab, mtab - list of file systems to mount, mounted file system table. SYNOPSIS
/etc/fstab /etc/mtab DESCRIPTION
/etc/fstab is a table of file system to mount at boot time, /etc/mtab is a table of currently mounted file systems as maintained by mount and umount. /etc/fstab is not read by mount as it should be. It is instead a simple shell script listing the three devices that Minix needs to oper- ate: The device names of the root file system, the temporary (scratch) file system, and the file system for /usr. Of these only the /usr file system is mounted in /etc/rc, the scratch file system is there for the system administrator to test new kernels, or as a temporary file system. /etc/mtab contains lines of four fields. The layout is: device directory type options These fields may be explained as follows: device A block special device. directory Mount point. type Either 1, or 2, indicating a V1 or V2 file system. options Either ro, or rw, indicating a read-only or read-write mounted file system. FILES
/etc/fstab Shell script naming three important file systems. /etc/mtab List of mounted file systems. SEE ALSO
printroot(8), mount(1), fsck(1), mkfs(1). BUGS
/etc/fstab is a joke. AUTHOR
Kees J. Bot ( FSTAB(5)

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MOUNT.NFS(8)						      System Manager's Manual						      MOUNT.NFS(8)

mount.nfs, mount.nfs4 - mount a Network File System SYNOPSIS
mount.nfs remotetarget dir [-rvVwfnsh ] [-o options] DESCRIPTION
mount.nfs is a part of nfs(5) utilities package, which provides NFS client functionality. mount.nfs is meant to be used by the mount(8) command for mounting NFS shares. This subcommand, however, can also be used as a standalone command with limited functionality. mount.nfs4 is used for mounting NFSv4 file system, while mount.nfs is used to mount NFS file systems versions 3 or 2. remotetarget is a server share usually in the form of servername:/path/to/share. dir is the directory on which the file system is to be mounted. OPTIONS
-r Mount file system readonly. -v Be verbose. -V Print version. -w Mount file system read-write. -f Fake mount. Don't actually call the mount system call. -n Do not update /etc/mtab. By default, an entry is created in /etc/mtab for every mounted file system. Use this option to skip making an entry. -s Tolerate sloppy mount options rather than fail. -h Print help message. nfsoptions Refer to nfs(5) or mount(8) manual pages. NOTE
For further information please refer nfs(5) and mount(8) manual pages. FILES
/etc/fstab file system table /etc/mtab table of mounted file systems SEE ALSO
nfs(5), mount(8), AUTHOR
Amit Gud <> 5 Jun 2006 MOUNT.NFS(8)
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