genfstab - Man Page

generate output suitable for addition to an fstab file

Examples (TL;DR)

Synopsis

genfstab [options] root

Description

genfstab helps fill in an fstab file by autodetecting all the current mounts below a given mountpoint and printing them in fstab-compatible format to standard output. It can be used to persist a manually mounted filesystem hierarchy and is often used during the initial install and configuration of an OS.

Options

-f <filter>

Restrict output to mountpoints matching the prefix filter.

-L

Use labels for source identifiers (shortcut for -t LABEL).

-p

Exclude pseudofs mounts (default behavior).

-P

Include pseudofs mounts.

-t <tag>

Use tag for source identifiers (should be one of: LABEL, UUID, PARTLABEL, PARTUUID).

-U

Use UUIDs for source identifiers (shortcut for -t UUID).

-h

Output syntax and command line options.

See Also

pacman(1)

Bugs

Bugs can be reported on the bug tracker https://bugs.archlinux.org in the Arch Linux category and title prefixed with [arch-install-scripts] or via arch-projects@archlinux.org.

Authors

Maintainers:
  • Dave Reisner <dreisner@archlinux.org>
  • Eli Schwartz <eschwartz@archlinux.org>

For additional contributors, use git shortlog -s on the arch-install-scripts.git repository.

Info

01/26/2021