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mnttab(4)							     mnttab(4)

       mnttab - 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.

       mount(1M), getmntent(3X), fstab(4).


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