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       plpfuse - Daemon to mount an EPOC device as a file system


       plpfuse [-V] [-d] [-h] [-p [HOST:]PORT] [LONG-OPTIONS] MOUNTPOINT


       plpfuse is a file system which provides file system access to your EPOC
       device.  It mounts the EPOC device’s file systems  in  your  computer’s
       file  system.   Like the other front-ends, this program auto-reconnects
       after a link failure, so you can keep the EPOC device mounted  all  the
       time,  even  when  it  is not connected.  Due to Rudolf Koenig’s clever
       error handling, you don’t need to worry about blocked I/O processes  if
       the  psion  isn’t  available.   You  will  simply  get  a  "device  not
       configured" error, when accessing a  file  on  a  previously  connected
       psion  which  has  been  disconnected. After that, the mount point will
       appear with the drives missing. As  soon  as  the  psion  is  connected
       again,  the  subdirectories will reappear (possibly with a few seconds’

       EPOC file attributes are mapped as follows: readable on the EPOC device
       is mapped to user-readable on UNIX; read-only is inverted and mapped to
       user-writable; system, hidden and archived are mapped to  the  extended
       user  attribute  user.psion  as the single characters ‘s’, ‘h’ and ‘a’.
       The extended attribute can therefore be up to three characters long. An
       attempt  to  read  or  write  any other extended attribute will give an


       -V, --version
              Display the version and exit

       -h, --help
              Display a short help text and exit.

       -d, --debug
              Produce debugging logs. Can  be  specified  more  than  once  to
              increase the debug level (up to 3 times).

       -p, --port=[host:]port
              Specify  the  host  and  port to connect to (e.g. the port where
              ncpd is listening on) - by default the host is and the
              port  is looked up in /etc/services. If it is not found there, a
              fall-back builtin of 7501.


       Because UNIX file names are simply byte strings, if  your  EPOC  device
       uses  a  different  character  set  from  the  computer  to which it is
       connected,  which  is  highly  likely,  then   characters   which   are
       differently  encoded between the two characters sets will not translate
       between the two  systems.  it  is  usually  safe  to  use  7-bit  ASCII
       characters,  avoiding  colon  (invalid  on  EPOC) and slash (invalid on
       UNIX). This problem may be fixed in future.


       ncpd(8), plpprintd(8), plpftp(1), sisinstall(1), fusermount(1)


       Reuben Thomas, based on plpnfsd by Fritz Elfert, and FUSE example  code
       by Miklos Szeredi (
       plpnfsd   itself   was   heavily  based  on  p3nfsd  by  Rudolf  Koenig
       (  and  plp_1_7   by   Philip
       Proudman  (,  with  patches  from  Matt
       Gumbley (
       Man page by Reuben Thomas <>, based on  the  man  page  for
       plpnfsd by John Lines (