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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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Name

mount_msdos

Synopsis

mount_msdos [-l | -s | -9] [-W filename] [-L locale] [-u user_ID] [-g group_ID]
[-m mode] [-o mount_options] device 1q

Mounts DOS FAT filesystems into the directory hierarchy.

Options

-9

Ignore files with Win95 long filenames and special attributes. This option may result in filesystem inconsistencies, so it's better to use -s.

-g

Set group ownership on files in the volume. Defaults to the mount point's group owner.

-l

List and generate long filenames and separate creation, modification, and access dates on files. This is the default if any long filenames exist in the volume's root directory, and neither -s nor -9 have been specified.

-L

Set the locale for character set conversions. Defaults to ISO 8859-1.

-m

Set the maximum permissions for files in the volume. The argument is an octal mode, as described in the chmod manpage.

-o

Take -o options as listed in the mount manpage.

-s

Ignore and disable generation of long filenames and separate creation, modification, and access dates on files. This is the default if no long filenames exist in the volume's root directory and -l has not been specified.

-u

Set ownership on files in the volume. Defaults to the mount point's owner.

-W

Specify a file containing character set conversion tables.

device

The disk device filename, e.g., /dev/disk0s5.

mount_point

The directory on which the filesystem is mounted.

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