svn commit: r226323 - stable/7/sbin/mount

Gavin Atkinson gavin at
Wed Oct 12 20:40:26 UTC 2011

Author: gavin
Date: Wed Oct 12 20:40:25 2011
New Revision: 226323

  Merge r222754 from head:
    Add another example to mount(8) on using the "-o" argument.
  PR:		docs/157389
  Submitted by:	Warren Block <wblock>

Directory Properties:
  stable/7/sbin/mount/   (props changed)

Modified: stable/7/sbin/mount/mount.8
--- stable/7/sbin/mount/mount.8	Wed Oct 12 20:38:07 2011	(r226322)
+++ stable/7/sbin/mount/mount.8	Wed Oct 12 20:40:25 2011	(r226323)
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@
 .\"     @(#)mount.8	8.8 (Berkeley) 6/16/94
 .\" $FreeBSD$
-.Dd March 11, 2008
+.Dd June 6, 2011
 .Dt MOUNT 8
@@ -336,7 +336,6 @@ option) may be passed as a comma separat
 distinguished by a leading
 .Dq \&-
-Options that take a value are specified using the syntax -option=value.
 For example, the
@@ -351,6 +350,16 @@ to execute the equivalent of:
 /sbin/mount_cd9660 -e /dev/cd0 /cdrom
+Options that take a value are specified using the -option=value syntax:
+.Bd -literal -offset indent
+mount -t msdosfs -o -u=fred,-g=wheel /dev/da0s1 /mnt
+is equivalent to
+.Bd -literal -offset indent
+/sbin/mount_msdosfs -u fred -g wheel /dev/da0s1 /mnt
 Additional options specific to file system types
 which are not internally known
 (see the description of the

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