3/15/72                                                 MOUNT (I)

NAME            mount  --  mount file system

SYNOPSIS        /etc/mount special dir

DESCRIPTION     mount announces to the system that a removable

                file system has been mounted on the device corre-

                sponding to special file special.  Directory dir

                (which must exist already) becomes the name of

                the root of the newly mounted file system.

FILES           --

SEE ALSO        umount(I)

DIAGNOSTICS     "?", if the special file is already in use, can-

                not be read, or if dir does not exist.

BUGS            Should be usable only by the super-user.

                It is possible to mount the same file system pack

                twice.  This is a very efficient way to destroy a


OWNER           ken, dmr