System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems

Manual Pages for Generic and Specific File System Commands

Both the generic commands and specific commands have manual pages in the man pages section 1M: System Administration Commands. The manual pages for the generic file system commands provide information about generic command options only. The manual page for a specific file system command has information about options for that file system. To look at a manual page for a specific file system, append an underscore and the abbreviation for the file system type to the generic command name. For example, to see the specific manual page for mounting a UFS file system, type the following:

$ man mount_ufs