RMMOUNT(1) User Commands RMMOUNT(1)


NAME


rmmount, rmumount - mounts and unmounts removable media

SYNOPSIS


rmmount [-u] [-o options] [nickname | device] [mount_point]


rmmount [-d] [-l]


rmumount [nickname | mount_point | device]


rmumount [-d] [-l]


DESCRIPTION


The rmmount and rmumount utilities mount and unmount removable or hot-
pluggable volumes. The optional argument can identify the volume by its
volume label, mount point or block device path.


rmmount can also take additional mount options if the user has sufficient
privileges to override the default mount options.


Unmounting removable media does not result in its ejection. Use eject(1)
to optionally unmount and eject the media.

OPTIONS


The following options are supported for rmmount and rmumount:

-d
Display the device path of the default device. This device is used
if no arguments are supplied.


-l
Display the paths and nicknames of mountable devices.


The following options are supported for rmmount only:

-o options
Display mount options. This option can only be used by
users that have privileges to override the system default
options.


-u
Unmounts the volume as opposed to mounting it.


OPERANDS


The following operands are supported:

device
Specifies which device to mount or unmount, by the name it
appears in the directory /dev.


mount_point
Specifies which device to mount or unmount, by the name it
appears in the directory /dev.


nickname
Specifies which device to mount or unmount, by its
nickname as known to this command.


EXAMPLES


Example 1: Mounting a USB disk




The following example mounts a USB disk with a volume label of PHOTOS:


example% rmmount PHOTOS


Example 2: Unmounting a pcfs Volume




The following example unmounts a pcfs volume by device path:


example% rmumount /dev/dsk/c4t0d0p0:1


EXIT STATUS


The following exit values are returned:

0
Successful completion.


>0
An error occurred.


FILES


/media
Default mount root.


ATTRIBUTES


See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


+--------------------+-----------------+
| ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
+--------------------+-----------------+
|Interface Stability | Uncommitted |
+--------------------+-----------------+

SEE ALSO


eject(1), attributes(7)


September 18, 2006 RMMOUNT(1)