To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following line in the kernel
Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place
the following line in
autofs driver is the kernel component of the
automounter infrastructure. Its job is to pass mount requests to the
daemon, and pause the processes trying to access the automounted filesystem
until the mount is completed. It is mounted by the
These options are available when mounting
The following variables are available as both
- Mount options for all filesystems specified in the map entry.
- Filesystem mountpoint prefix.
To unmount all mounted
- Verbosity level for log messages from the
driver. Set to 0 to disable logging or 1 to warn about potential problems.
Larger values enable debugging output. Defaults to 1.
- Set to 1 to allow mount requests to be interrupted by signal. Defaults to
- Number of seconds before retrying mount requests. Defaults to 1.
- Number of attempts before failing mount. Defaults to 3.
- Number of seconds to wait before reinvoking
for any given file or directory. Defaults to 600.
- Number of seconds to wait for
to handle the mount request. Defaults to 30.
- Set to 1 to trigger mount on
on mountpoint. Defaults to 0.
umount -At autofs
autofs filesystems specified in
autofs driver first appeared in
autofs was developed by Edward
under sponsorship from the FreeBSD Foundation.