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MTAB(5)                       File Formats Manual                      MTAB(5)



NAME
       mtab - mounted file system table

DESCRIPTION
       Mtab  resides in directory /etc and contains a table of devices mounted
       by the mount command.  Umount removes entries.

       Each entry is 64 bytes long; the first 32 are the null-padded  name  of
       the  place  where  the  special  file is mounted; the second 32 are the
       null-padded name of the special file.  The special  file  has  all  its
       directories  stripped away; that is, everything through the last `/' is
       thrown away.

       This table is present only so people can look at it.  It does not  mat-
       ter  to  mount  if there are duplicated entries nor to umount if a name
       cannot be found.

FILES
       /etc/mtab

SEE ALSO
       mount(1)



                                                                       MTAB(5)