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UMOUNT.NFS


Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: 6 Jun 2006
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NAME

umount.nfs, umount.nfs4 – unmount a Network File System
 

SYNOPSIS

umount.nfs dir [-fvnrlh ]

 

DESCRIPTION

umount.nfs

and
umount.nfs4

are a part of
nfs(5)

utilities package, which provides NFS client functionality.


umount.nfs4

and
umount.nfs

are meant to be used by the
umount(8)

command for unmounting NFS shares. This subcommand, however, can also be used as a standalone command with limited functionality.


dir

is the directory on which the file system is mounted.


 

OPTIONS


-f


Force unmount the file system in case of unreachable NFS system.
-v


Be verbose.
-n


Do not update
/etc/mtab.

By default, an entry is created in
/etc/mtab

for every mounted file system. Use this option to skip deleting an entry.

-r


In case unmounting fails, try to mount read-only.
-l


Lazy unmount. Detach the file system from the file system hierarchy now, and cleanup all references to the file system as soon as it is not busy anymore.
-h


Print help message.



 

NOTE

For further information please refer
nfs(5)

and
umount(8)

manual pages.


 

FILES


/etc/fstab


file system table
/etc/mtab


table of mounted file systems


 

SEE ALSO

nfs(5),

umount(8),


 

AUTHOR

Amit Gud <[email protected]>



 

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SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION

OPTIONS

NOTE

FILES

SEE ALSO

AUTHOR



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