|FUSER(1)||General Commands Manual||FUSER(1)|
fuser — identify
process IDs holding specific files open
fuser utility writes to standard
output the process IDs of processes running on the local system that have
one or more of the named files open. If file is a
mounted block device, the output will show all processes having files opened
on that file system.
The options are as follows:
fuserwill report on any files open in the file system.
options are mutually exclusive.
The name of the file followed by a colon (‘:’) is printed to standard error. The following characters may be printed to standard error after the process ID if the described conditions are true:
fuser utility exits 0 on
success, and >0 if an error occurs.
Print the process IDs of any processes holding files open under the /mnt filesystem:
$ fuser -c /mnt
Send SIGTERM to any process holding a file open under the /mnt filesystem:
# fuser -c -s term /mnt
Report on all files opened under the filesystem on which /dev/wd0a is mounted:
$ fuser /dev/wd0a
Report on all processes currently holding /dev/wd0a open:
$ fuser -f /dev/wd0a
fuser utility is compliant with the
X/Open System Interfaces option of the IEEE Std 1003.1-2008
The flags [
-kMNs] are extensions to that
fuser utility has been available since
|October 17, 2017||OpenBSD-current|