Program for mounting hgfs shares
mount.vmhgfs SHARE DIRECTORY [ -o OPTIONS ]
vmware-hgfsmounter SHARE DIRECTORY [ -o OPTIONS ]
This is a console-based mount helper application. It mounts the HGFS share, specified by name, to a local directory. Share names must be in host:dir format.
mount owner (by uid or username)
mount group (by gid or groupname)
file umask (in octal)
directory umask (in octal)
mount read-write (default)
ignore suid/sgid bits
allow suid/sgid bits (default)
prevent device node access
allow device node access (default)
prevent program execution
allow program execution (default)
file writes are synchronous
file writes are asynchronous (default)
allow mandatory locks
prevent mandatory locks (default)
do not update access times
update access times (default)
do not update directory access times
update directory access times (default)
time before file attributes must be revalidated (in seconds). Improves performance but decreases coherency. Defaults to 1 if not set.
This command is intended to be run from within /bin/mount by passing the option '-t vmhgfs'. For example:
mount -t vmhgfs .host:/ /mnt/hgfs/
mount -t vmhgfs .host:/foo /mnt/foo
mount -t vmhgfs .host:/foo/bar /var/lib/bar
More information about vmware-hgfsmounter and the Open VM Tools can be found at <http://open-vm-tools.sourceforge.net/>.
Open VM Tools were written by VMware, Inc. <http://www.vmware.com/>.
This manual page was put together from homepage materials by Daniel Baumann <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).