System Administration Guide, Volume 1

IA: How to Mount a System V (S5FS) File System

  1. Become superuser.

    Also, there must be a mount point on the local system to mount a file system. A mount point is a directory to which the mounted file system is attached.

  2. Mount the S5FS file system by using the mount command.

    # mount -F s5fs [-o mount-options] /dev/dsk/device_name mount-point

    -o mount-options

    Specifies mount options that you can use to mount a S5FS file system. See Table 36-3 for the list of commonly used mount options or mount_s5fs(1M) for a complete list of options.


    Specifies the disk device name of the slice holding the file system (for example, /dev/dsk/c0t3d0s7). See "How to Display Disk Slice Information" to get slice information for a disk.


    Specifies the directory on which to mount the file system. 

IA: Example--Mounting an S5FS File System

The following example mounts /dev/dsk/c0t3d0s7 on the /files1 directory.

# mount -F s5fs /dev/dsk/c0t3d0s7 /files1