usage: afuse mountpoint [options]

general options:

-o opt,[opt...]

mount options

-h --help

print help

-V --version

print FUSE version information

AFUSE options:

-o  mount_template=CMD

template for CMD to execute to mount (*)

-o  unmount_template=CMD

template for CMD to execute to unmount (*) (**)

(*) - When executed, %r and %m are expanded in templates to the root

directory name for the new mount point, and the actual directory to mount onto respectively to mount onto. Both templates are REQUIRED.

(**)- The unmount command must perform a lazy unmount operation. E.g. the

-u -z options to fusermount, or -l for regular mount.

FUSE options:

-d -o debug

enable debug output (implies -f)


foreground operation


disable multi-threaded operation

-o allow_other

allow access to other users

-o allow_root

allow access to root

-o nonempty

allow mounts over non-empty file/dir -o default_permissions enable permission checking by kernel

-o fsname=NAME

set filesystem name

-o large_read

issue large read requests (2.4 only)

-o max_read=N

set maximum size of read requests

-o hard_remove

immediate removal (don't hide files)

-o use_ino

let filesystem set inode numbers

-o readdir_ino

try to fill in d_ino in readdir

-o direct_io

use direct I/O

-o kernel_cache

cache files in kernel

-o umask=M

set file permissions (octal)

-o uid=N

set file owner

-o gid=N

set file group

-o entry_timeout=T

cache timeout for names (1.0s)

-o negative_timeout=T

cache timeout for deleted names (0.0s)

-o attr_timeout=T

cache timeout for attributes (1.0s)


This manual page was written by Varun Hiremath <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).