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MOUNTPOINT

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: July 2014
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NAME

mountpoint - see if a directory or file is a mountpoint  

SYNOPSIS

mountpoint [-d|-q] directory | file

mountpoint -x device

 

DESCRIPTION

mountpoint checks whether the given directory or file is mentioned in the /proc/self/mountinfo file.  

OPTIONS

-d, --fs-devno
Show the major/minor numbers of the device that is mounted on the given directory.
-q, --quiet
Be quiet - don't print anything.
-x, --devno
Show the major/minor numbers of the given blockdevice on standard output.
-V, --version
Display version information and exit.
-h, --help
Display help text and exit.
 

EXIT STATUS

Zero if the directory or file is a mountpoint, non-zero if not.  

AUTHOR

Karel Zak <kzak@redhat.com>  

ENVIRONMENT

LIBMOUNT_DEBUG=all
enables libmount debug output.
 

NOTES

The util-linux mountpoint implementation was written from scratch for libmount. The original version for sysvinit suite was written by Miquel van Smoorenburg.

 

SEE ALSO

mount(8)  

AVAILABILITY

The mountpoint command is part of the util-linux package and is available from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXIT STATUS
AUTHOR
ENVIRONMENT
NOTES
SEE ALSO
AVAILABILITY

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