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a FileSystem available for access.
+ a FileSystem available for access .
this by associating the file system
with a directory (
MountPoint ") within a currently
mounted FileSystem. The "root" file system is mounted on the root
early in the boot sequence . mount(8) is also the command that does this; umount(8) breaks the association
+ this by associating the with a the MountPoint mounted FileSystem. The "root" file system is mounted on the root directory, / early in the boot sequence.
Apparently derived from the physical sense of "mount" meaning "attach", as in "head-mounted display", or "set up", as in "AlwaysMountaScratchMonkey".