|VFS_MOUNT(9)||Kernel Developer's Manual||VFS_MOUNT(9)|
VFS_MOUNT() 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.
VFS_MOUNT() macro is called both to
mount new file systems and to change the attributes of an existing file
system. If the
MNT_UPDATE flag 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 file system.
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
SEE ALSO¶VFS(9), vnode(9)
AUTHORS¶This manual page was written by Doug Rabson.
|May 23, 2009||Linux 4.9.0-9-amd64|