LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 10-18-2005, 09:08 AM   #1
ramrann
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2005
Location: TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
command meaning


Can anyone tell me what the following command means :
$ mount /disk1 on /dev/md/dsk/d9 nosuid/read/write/largefiles

Thanks alot.
 
Old 10-18-2005, 09:22 AM   #2
MensaWater
LQ Guru
 
Registered: May 2005
Location: Atlanta Georgia USA
Distribution: Redhat (RHEL), CentOS, Fedora, Debian, FreeBSD, HP-UX, Solaris, SCO
Posts: 6,577
Blog Entries: 14

Rep: Reputation: 969Reputation: 969Reputation: 969Reputation: 969Reputation: 969Reputation: 969Reputation: 969Reputation: 969
Syntatically this appears to be incorrect - at least I've not seen it written this way:
mount /disk1 on /dev/md/dsk/d9 nosuid/read/write/largefiles

It should be:
mount /dev/md/dsk/d9 /disk1 -o nosuid,read,write,largefiles

Basically it saying ot mount the device called /dev/md/dsk/d9 on the mountpoint (directory) called /disk1. The final things are options for the filesystem. Doing "man mount" would explain what each of the options do.

Note that /dev/md/dsk/d9 would appear to be a metadisk (probably RAID).

Once mounted you can do ls -l /disk1 to see the contents of the mounted filesystem.

Also nothing in what you wrote includes filesystem type which would be specified with the "-t" option. So long as it is a valid filesystem it should be able to mount it without that but just thought I'd mention it.

Most of your predefined mounts should be in /etc/fstab so you can "cat /etc/fstab" to see other examples. "man fstab" will give you info on that file's layout.
 
Old 10-18-2005, 02:56 PM   #3
XavierP
Moderator
 
Registered: Nov 2002
Location: Kent, England
Distribution: Debian Testing
Posts: 19,192
Blog Entries: 4

Rep: Reputation: 469Reputation: 469Reputation: 469Reputation: 469Reputation: 469
Moved: This thread is more suitable in Linux-Newbie and has been moved accordingly to help your thread/question get the exposure it deserves.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
meaning of void* kpachopoulos Programming 3 10-12-2005 05:48 PM
Meaning of Compression level 'dump' command dtournas Linux - General 3 12-31-2004 10:05 PM
what is the meaning of the directories? ashrat2002 Linux - Newbie 7 01-09-2004 08:18 PM
Meaning of "shared" in config command tuka Linux - Newbie 0 08-22-2003 11:07 AM
ls command -l Meaning of Colored line mcas Linux - Newbie 3 07-01-2003 04:18 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:33 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration