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Mount an exFAT file system.

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July 2010
EXFAT-FUSE(8) System Manager's Manual EXFAT-FUSE(8)

NAME

mount.exfat-fuse - mount an exFAT file system

SYNOPSIS

mount.exfat-fuse [ -d ] [ -n ] [ -o options ] [ -V ] [ -v ] device dir

DESCRIPTION

mount.exfat-fuse is a free exFAT file system implementation with write support. exFAT is a simple file system created by Microsoft. It is intended to replace FAT32 removing some of its limitations. exFAT is a standard FS for SDXC memory cards.

COMMAND LINE OPTIONS

Command line options available: -d Enable debug logging and do not detach from shell. -n Ignored. -o options File system specific options. For more details see FILE SYSTEM OPTIONS section below. -V Print version and copyright. -v Ignored.

FILE SYSTEM OPTIONS

umask=value Set the umask (the bitmask of the permissions that are not present, in octal). The default is 0. dmask=value Set the umask for directories only. fmask=value Set the umask for files only. uid=n Set the owner for all files and directories. The default is the owner of the cur‐ rent process. gid=n Set the group for all files and directories. The default is the group of the cur‐ rent process. ro Mount the file system in read only mode. noatime Do not update access time when file is read.

EXIT CODES

Zero is returned on successful mount. Any other code means an error.

BUGS

exFAT is a case-insensitive file system. Some things can behave unexpectedly, e.g. direc‐ tory renaming that changes only case of some characters: $ mv FOO Foo mv: cannot move ’FOO’ to a subdirectory of itself, ’Foo/FOO’ This happens because mv finds that destination exists (for case-insensitive file systems FOO and Foo are the same thing) and adds source basename to the destination. The file sys‐ tem gets rename("FOO", "Foo/FOO") syscall and returns an error.

AUTHOR

Andrew Nayenko

SEE ALSO

mount(8)
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