MOUNTPOINTSection: Linux System Administrator's Manual (8)
Updated: Mar 15, 2004
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NAMEmountpoint - see if a directory is a mountpoint
SYNOPSIS/bin/mountpoint [-q] [-d] /path/to/directory
/bin/mountpoint -x /dev/device
DESCRIPTIONMountpoint checks if the directory is a mountpoint.
- Be quiet - don't print anything.
- Print major/minor device number of the filesystem on stdout.
- Print major/minor device number of the blockdevice on stdout.
EXIT STATUSZero if the directory is a mountpoint, non-zero if not.
NOTESSymbolic links are not followed, except when the -x option is used. To force following symlinks, add a trailing slash to the path of the directory.
The name of the command is misleading when the -x option is used, but the option is useful for comparing if a directory and a device match up, and there is no other command that can print the info easily.
AUTHORMiquel van Smoorenburg, firstname.lastname@example.org