MOUNTPOINT(1) User Commands MOUNTPOINT(1)
mountpoint – see if a directory or file is a mountpoint
mountpoint [-d|-q] directory | file
mountpoint -x device
mountpoint checks whether the given directory or file is mentioned in
the /proc/self/mountinfo file.
Show the major/minor numbers of the device that is mounted on
the given directory.
Be quiet – don’t print anything.
Show the major/minor numbers of the given blockdevice on stan‐
Display version information and exit.
Display help text and exit.
Zero if the directory or file is a mountpoint, non-zero if not.
enables libmount debug output.
The util-linux mountpoint implementation was written from scratch for
libmount. The original version for sysvinit suite was written by
Miquel van Smoorenburg.
The mountpoint command is part of the util-linux package and is avail‐
able from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.
util-linux July 2014 MOUNTPOINT(1)