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       findmnt - find a filesystem

       findmnt [options]

       findmnt [options] device|mountpoint

       findmnt [options] [--source] device [--target|--mountpoint] mountpoint

       findmnt  will  list all mounted filesystems or search for a filesystem.
       The findmnt command is able  to  search  in  /etc/fstab,  /etc/mtab  or
       /proc/self/mountinfo.   If  device  or  mountpoint  is  not  given, all
       filesystems are shown.

       The device may  be  specified  by  device  name,  major:minor  numbers,
       filesystem  label  or  UUID,  or  partition  label  or UUID.  Note that
       findmnt follows mount(8) behavior where a device  name  may  be  inter-
       preted  as  a mountpoint (and vice versa) if the --target, --mountpoint
       or --source options are not specified.

       The command prints all mounted filesystems in the tree-like  format  by

       -A, --all
              Disable all built-in filters and print all filesystems.

       -a, --ascii
              Use ascii characters for tree formatting.

       -b, --bytes
              Print the SIZE, USED and AVAIL columns in bytes rather than in a
              human-readable format.

       -C, --nocanonicalize
              Do not canonicalize paths at all.  This option affects the  com-
              paring of paths and the evaluation of tags (LABEL, UUID, etc.).

       -c, --canonicalize
              Canonicalize all printed paths.

       -D, --df
              Imitate  the  output  of  df(1).   This  option is equivalent to
              -o SOURCE,FSTYPE,SIZE,USED,AVAIL,USE%,TARGET  but  excludes  all
              pseudo filesystems.  Use --all to print all filesystems.

       -d, --direction word
              The search direction, either forward or backward.

       -e, --evaluate
              Convert  all  tags  (LABEL,  UUID, PARTUUID or PARTLABEL) to the
              corresponding device names.

       -F, --tab-file path
              Search in an alternative file.  If used with --fstab, --mtab  or
              --kernel,  then  it  overrides  the default paths.  If specified
              more than once, then  tree-like  output  is  disabled  (see  the
              --list option).

       -f, --first-only
              Print the first matching filesystem only.

       -h, --help
              Display help text and exit.

       -i, --invert
              Invert the sense of matching.

       -J, --json
              Use JSON output format.

       -k, --kernel
              Search  in /proc/self/mountinfo.  The output is in the tree-like
              format.  This is the default.  The output  contains  only  mount
              options maintained by kernel (see also --mtab).

       -l, --list
              Use the list output format.  This output format is automatically
              enabled if the output is restricted by the -t, -O, -S or -T  op-
              tion  and the option --submounts is not used or if more that one
              source file (the option -F) is specified.

       -M, --mountpoint path
              Explicitly define the mountpoint file or  directory.   See  also

       -m, --mtab
              Search  in  /etc/mtab.   The output is in the list format by de-
              fault (see --tree).  The output may include user space mount op-

       -N, --task tid
              Use  alternative namespace /proc/<tid>/mountinfo rather than the
              default /proc/self/mountinfo.  If the option is  specified  more
              than once, then tree-like output is disabled (see the --list op-
              tion).  See also the unshare(1) command.

       -n, --noheadings
              Do not print a header line.

       -O, --options list
              Limit the set of printed filesystems.  More than one option  may
              be  specified  in a comma-separated list.  The -t and -O options
              are cumulative in effect.  It is different from -t in that  each
              option  is  matched  exactly; a leading no at the beginning does
              not have global meaning.  The "no" can used for individual items
              in  the list.  The "no" prefix interpretation can be disabled by
              "+" prefix.

       -o, --output list
              Define output columns.  See the --help output to get a  list  of
              the  currently  supported  columns.   The TARGET column contains
              tree formatting if the --list or --raw options  are  not  speci-

              The default list of columns may be extended if list is specified
              in the format +list (e.g. findmnt -o +PROPAGATION).

              Output almost all available columns.  The columns  that  require
              --poll are not included.

       -P, --pairs
              Use  key="value"  output format.  All potentially unsafe charac-
              ters are hex-escaped (\x<code>).

       -p, --poll[=list]
              Monitor changes in the /proc/self/mountinfo file.  Supported ac-
              tions  are:  mount, umount, remount and move.  More than one ac-
              tion may be specified in a comma-separated  list.   All  actions
              are monitored by default.

              The  time for which --poll will block can be restricted with the
              --timeout or --first-only options.

              The standard columns always use the new version of the  informa-
              tion  from the mountinfo file, except the umount action which is
              based on the original information  cached  by  findmnt(8).   The
              poll mode allows to use extra columns:

              ACTION mount,  umount,  move or remount action name; this column
                     is enabled by default

                     available for umount and move actions

                     available for umount and remount actions

              Print only pseudo filesystems.

       -R, --submounts
              Print recursively all submounts for  the  selected  filesystems.
              The   restrictions  defined  by  options  -t,  -O,  -S,  -T  and
              --direction are not applied to submounts.  All submounts are al-
              ways  printed  in tree-like order.  The option enables the tree-
              like output format by default.  This option has  no  effect  for
              --mtab or --fstab.

       -r, --raw
              Use  raw  output  format.  All potentially unsafe characters are
              hex-escaped (\x<code>).

       --real Print only real filesystems.

       -S, --source spec
              Explicitly define the mount  source.   Supported  specifications
              are device, maj:min, LABEL=label, UUID=uuid, PARTLABEL=label and

       -s, --fstab
              Search in /etc/fstab.  The output is in  the  list  format  (see

       -T, --target path
              Define  the  mount  target.  If path is not a mountpoint file or
              directory, then findmnt checks the path elements in reverse  or-
              der  to  get the mountpoint (this feature is supported only when
              searching in kernel files and unsupported  for  --fstab).   It's
              recommended  to  use the option --mountpoint when checks of path
              elements are unwanted and path is a  strictly  specified  mount-

       -t, --types list
              Limit the set of printed filesystems.  More than one type may be
              specified in a comma-separated list.   The  list  of  filesystem
              types can be prefixed with no to specify the filesystem types on
              which no action should be taken.  For more details see mount(8).

       --tree Enable tree-like output if possible.  The  options  is  silently
              ignored  for tables where is missing child-parent relation (e.g.

       -U, --uniq
              Ignore filesystems with duplicate  mount  targets,  thus  effec-
              tively skipping over-mounted mount points.

       -u, --notruncate
              Do not truncate text in columns.  The default is to not truncate
              the TARGET, SOURCE, UUID, LABEL,  PARTUUID,  PARTLABEL  columns.
              This option disables text truncation also in all other columns.

       -v, --nofsroot
              Do  not  print  a [/dir] in the SOURCE column for bind mounts or
              btrfs subvolumes.

       -w, --timeout milliseconds
              Specify an upper limit on the time for which --poll will  block,
              in milliseconds.

       -x, --verify
              Check  mount  table content. The default is to verify /etc/fstab
              parsability and usability. It's possible to use this option also
              with  --tab-file.   It's  possible to specify source (device) or
              target (mountpoint) to filter mount table. The option  --verbose
              forces findmnt to print more details.

              Force findmnt to print more information (--verify only for now).

       findmnt --fstab -t nfs
              Prints all NFS filesystems defined in /etc/fstab.

       findmnt --fstab /mnt/foo
              Prints all /etc/fstab filesystems where the mountpoint directory
              is /mnt/foo.  It also prints bind mounts  where  /mnt/foo  is  a

       findmnt --fstab --target /mnt/foo
              Prints all /etc/fstab filesystems where the mountpoint directory
              is /mnt/foo.

       findmnt --fstab --evaluate
              Prints all /etc/fstab filesystems and converts LABEL= and  UUID=
              tags to the real device names.

       findmnt -n --raw --evaluate --output=target LABEL=/boot
              Prints  only  the  mountpoint  where  the  filesystem with label
              "/boot" is mounted.

       findmnt --poll --mountpoint /mnt/foo
              Monitors mount, unmount, remount and move on /mnt/foo.

       findmnt --poll=umount --first-only --mountpoint /mnt/foo
              Waits for /mnt/foo unmount.

       findmnt --poll=remount -t ext3 -O ro
              Monitors remounts to read-only mode on all ext3 filesystems.

              overrides the default location of the fstab file

              overrides the default location of the mtab file

              enables libmount debug output

              enables libsmartcols debug output

              use  visible  padding  characters.  Requires  enabled  LIBSMART-

       Karel Zak <>

       fstab(5), mount(8)

       The  findmnt command is part of the util-linux package and is available

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