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I need to use the setfacl-command for the first time. On centos.org they say, that you first need to mount the file (http://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/Deployment_Guide-en-US/ch-acls.html). What does the mount-command actually do, and why do I need to do this before I like to manage file-permissions with setfacl.

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Access Control Lists will work only on those mounted partitions which are mounted with 'acl' options.

In order to view current mount options set for the partitions, give the command

mount -l
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