MOUNT (VIII)                 1/20/73                 MOUNT (VIII)

NAME            mount  --  mount file system

SYNOPSIS        /etc/mount special file

DESCRIPTION     mount announces to the system that a removable

                file system is present on the device correspond-

                ing to special file special (which must refer to

                a disk or possibly DECtape).  The file must exist

                already; it becomes the name of the root of the

                newly mounted file system.

FILES           --

SEE ALSO        umount(VIII)

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

                not be read, or if file does not exist.

BUGS            Should be usable only by the super-user.  Mount-

                ing file systems full of garbage can crash the