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Old 02-10-2007, 08:11 PM   #1
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mount option "-F" and "ufs"


Hi everybody,
this question is for mount option.
Quote:
mount -F ufs /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s0 /mnt
what is that -F for?
what is that ufs for?
I've looked into my FedoraCore4-in book.
But I found nothing about these 2 options.
 
Old 02-10-2007, 08:36 PM   #2
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First, if you're sure that command is exactly as you see it, then I've learned somethign new. Becuase normally you wouldn't see "ufs" in a mount command without the word "-t" before it.

Second, you can learn a lot about the mount command by issuing this command at the command prompt:

Code:
man mount
At least on my system, the man page talks about filesystems of type ufs, and the -t option, and the -F option.

Hope this helps.
 
Old 02-10-2007, 11:59 PM   #3
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I did man mount.
I didnt find ufs option.
and i dont get that meaning of "-f"
so i am still in a mess
 
Old 02-11-2007, 05:02 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by dreamlemon
I did man mount.
I didnt find ufs option.
and i dont get that meaning of "-f"
so i am still in a mess
'ufs' is not an option, but an argument to the option '-t', which defines the file system type. According to this web page, 'ufs' means Unix File System.

According to 'man mount', -F and -f are used in conjunction with other options to do other fancy stuff that I personally have never used.
 
Old 02-11-2007, 06:28 AM   #5
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Both the option and the device name show the command is intended to be run on Solaris, not Linux.
 
Old 02-11-2007, 06:39 AM   #6
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Your right jlliagre, nice catch.

Here's a man page for mount using Solaris, http://www.uwsg.iu.edu/usail/man/solaris/mount.1.html.
 
Old 02-11-2007, 10:10 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by jlliagre
Both the option and the device name show the command is intended to be run on Solaris, not Linux.
omg
nice catch
 
  


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