mnttab(4)mnttab(4)NAMEmnttab - mounted file system table
resides in directory and contains a table of devices mounted by the
command (see mount(1M)). The file contains a line of information for
each mounted filesystem which is structurally identical to the contents
of described by fstab(4).
There are a number of lines of the form:
special_file_name dir type opts freq passno mount_time
consisting of entries similar to:
is accessed by programs that use (see getmntent(3X)). It should never
be manually edited or overwritten.
mount_time contains the time the file system was mounted using Its
value is the number of seconds since the Epoch (00:00:00 Coordinated
Universal Time, January 1, 1970 (see time(2).
The file is a pseudo-file whose contents are dynamically created based
on the kernel's private in-core mount table. The file will always
reflect the latest file system and operations. rewrites the file if it
is found to be deleted or corrupted. (see syncer(1M)).
The table is provided only as a means for programs to return informa‐
tion about mounted file systems.
should never be edited, either with a text editor or with the delmn‐
tent(3X) and addmntent(3X) API's. The kernel will ignore all writes to
so these API's will return success even though they do not actually
was developed by the University of California, Berkeley, Sun Microsys‐
tems, Inc., and HP.
FILESSEE ALSOmount(1M), getmntent(3X), fstab(4).