How do I use the mount command in UNIX to mount my file systems?
The mount command tells the UNIX operating system that a file system is ready to use i.e. mount a file system at a particular point in the system’s file system hierarchy.
The syntax is as follows:
mount /dev/XYZN /mount/point
Mount /dev/sda5 (Linux partition) in /data directory:
mkdir /data mount /dev/sda5 /data df -H ls /data cd /data
Mount /dev/aacd0s1g (FreeBSD UNIX partition) in /salesdata directory:
mkdir /salesdata df -H mount /dev/aacd0s1g /salesdata ls /salesdata cd /salesdata
Mount /dev/dsk/c1t4d0s0 under Solaris UNIX at /data2, enter:
mkdir /data2 mount /dev/dsk/c1t4d0s0 /data2
To remove mount point run:
To mount all file systems listed in /etc/fstab, enter: