uml_mount(1) allows to mount UMLFS file system using the fuse libraries


uml_mount [mount-point] [options]


This manual page documents briefly the uml_mount command.

This command uses the FUSE (File system in USErspace) libraries and invokes the FUSE_MOUNT function which expects a mount point and some parameters as arguments.

This manual page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution because the original program does not have a manual page. For a practical example, please refer to the link below.

uml_mount is used to mount UMLFS file system.


This is the mount point where to mount the UMLFS file system with.
These are the other options accepted by the 'fuse_mount' function.

General options:
The "-h" option prints the help.
The "-V" option prints the version.
-o opt,[opt...]
The "-o" option allows to provide further mount (only, not un-mount) option(s) to the command line.

FUSE options:
-d -o debug
The "-d" option enable the debug output. It implies "-f".
The "-f" option foregrounds the operation.
The "-s" options disable multi-threaded operation.
-o allow_other
The "-o allow_other" option allows access to other users.
-o allow_root
The "-o allow_root" option allows access to root.
-o nonempty
The "-o nonempty" option allows mounts over non-empty file/dir.
-o default_permissions
The "-o default_permissions" enables permission checking by kernel.
-o fsname=NAME
The "-o fsname=NAME" option sets file system name.
-o large_read
The "-o large_read" option issues large read requests (2.4 only).
-o max_read=N
The "-o max_read=N" option sets the maximum size of read requests.


uml_mount was written by Jeff Dike.

This manual page was written by Stefano Melchior ([email protected]) for the Debian GNU/Linux system, based on material in the Official User Mode Linux Web Site.