rmmount, rmumount - mounts and unmounts removable media
rmmount [-u] [-o options] [nickname | device] [mount_point]
rmmount [-d] [-l]
rmumount [nickname | mount_point | device]
rmumount [-d] [-l]
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.
The following options are supported for rmmount and rmumount:
-dDisplay the device path of the default device. This device is used if no arguments are supplied.
-lDisplay the paths and nicknames of mountable devices.
The following options are supported for rmmount only:
-o optionsDisplay mount options. This option can only be used by users that have privileges to override the system default options.
-uUnmounts the volume as opposed to mounting it.
The following operands are supported:
deviceSpecifies which device to mount or unmount, by the name it appears in the directory /dev.
mount_pointSpecifies which device to mount or unmount, by the name it appears in the directory /dev.
nicknameSpecifies which device to mount or unmount, by its nickname as known to this command.
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
The following exit values are returned:
>0An error occurred.
/mediaDefault mount root.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:
ATTRIBUTE TYPE ATTRIBUTE VALUE Availability SUNWrmvolmgr
|SunOS 5.11||rmmount (1)||18 Sep 2006|