Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: 6 Jun 2006
umount.nfs, umount.nfs4 - unmount a Network File System
umount.nfs dir [-fvnrlh ]
are a part of
utilities package, which provides NFS client functionality.
are meant to be used by the
command for unmounting NFS shares. This subcommand, however, can also be used as a standalone command with limited functionality.
is the directory on which the file system is mounted.
Force unmount the file system in case of unreachable NFS system.
Do not update
By default, an entry is created in
for every mounted file system. Use this option to skip deleting an entry.
In case unmounting fails, try to mount read-only.
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.
Print help message.
For further information please refer
file system table
table of mounted file systems
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