System Administration Guide: Network Services

ProcedureHow to Verify Options Used With the mount Command

In the Solaris 2.6 release and in any versions of the mount command that were patched after the 2.6 release, no warning is issued for invalid options. The following procedure helps determine whether the options that were supplied either on the command line or through /etc/vfstab were valid.

For this example, assume that the following command has been run:

# mount -F nfs -o ro,vers=2 bee:/export/share/local /mnt
  1. Verify the options by running the following command.

    % nfsstat -m
    /mnt from bee:/export/share/local
    Flags:  vers=2,proto=tcp,sec=sys,hard,intr,dynamic,acl,rsize=8192,wsize=8192,

    The file system from bee has been mounted with the protocol version set to 2. Unfortunately, the nfsstat command does not display information about all of the options. However, using the nfsstat command is the most accurate way to verify the options.

  2. Check the entry in /etc/mnttab.

    The mount command does not allow invalid options to be added to the mount table. Therefore, verify that the options that are listed in the file match those options that are listed on the command line. In this way, you can check those options that are not reported by the nfsstat command.

    # grep bee /etc/mnttab
    bee:/export/share/local /mnt nfs	ro,vers=2,dev=2b0005e 859934818