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|VFS_MOUNT(9)||Kernel Developer's Manual||VFS_MOUNT(9)|
VFS_MOUNT — mount
a file system
macro mounts a file system into the system's namespace or updates the
attributes of an already mounted file system.
The arguments it expects are:
- Structure representing the file system.
macro is called both to mount new file systems and to change the attributes
of an existing file system. If the
is set in mp->mnt_flag then the file system should
update its internal state from the value of
mp->mnt_flag. This can be used, for instance, to
convert a read-only file system to read-write. It is also used by
mountd(8) to update the NFS export information for the
MNT_UPDATE flag is not specified,
then this is a newly mounted file system. The file system code should
allocate and initialize any private data needed to represent the file system
(it can use the mp->mnt_data field to store this
This manual page was written by Doug Rabson.
|May 23, 2009||Debian|