Python | os.path.ismount() method
OS module in Python provides functions for interacting with the operating system. OS comes under Python’s standard utility modules. This module provides a portable way of using operating system dependent functionality. os.path module is sub module of OS module in Python used for common path name manipulation.
os.path.ismount() method in Python is used to check whether the given path is a mount point or not.
A mount point is a point in a file system where different file system has been mounted.
Attention geek! Strengthen your foundations with the Python Programming Foundation Course and learn the basics.
To begin with, your interview preparations Enhance your Data Structures concepts with the Python DS Course. And to begin with your Machine Learning Journey, join the Machine Learning - Basic Level Course
path: A path-like object representing a file system path. A path-like object is either a string or bytes object representing a path.
Return Type: This method returns a Boolean value of class bool. This method returns True if the given path is a mount point, otherwise returns False.
On Linux system, the partitions and their mount points information can be displayed using the df command.
Code #1: Use of os.path.ismount() method to check if the given path is a mount point (On Unix)
Code #2: Use of os.path.ismount() method to check if the given path is a mount point (On Windows)