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.\" *  mount_autofs [-f devicename] path
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.Dd May 3, 2005
.Dt MOUNT_AUTOFS 8
.Os Mac\ OS\ X
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.Sh NAME
.Nm mount_autofs
.Nd mount an autofs filesystem
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.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm
.Op Fl f Ar devicename
.Ar path
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.Sh DESCRIPTION
The
.Nm mount_autofs
command creates an autofs filesystem, mounted on the directory specified by
.Ar path .
This command is normally executed by
.Xr automount 8
at boot time.
.Pp
The options are as follows:
.Bl -tag -width indent
.It Fl f Ar devicename
Mark
.Ar devicename
as the source of the mounted filesystem (despite the fact that autofs
filesystems don't really have a source device).  The default is "<autofs>".
.El
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.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr mount 2 ,
.Xr unmount 2 ,
.Xr fstab 5 ,
.Xr automount 8
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.Sh HISTORY
The
.Nm
utility first appeared in Mac OS X, version 10.5.
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