git: 7233fc956e - main - handbook: Add a brief section about updating bootcode

From: Mateusz Piotrowski <>
Date: Sun, 03 Apr 2022 12:38:37 UTC
The branch main has been updated by 0mp:


commit 7233fc956edc31002c2e8f38ce30dda6b972f24c
Author:     Mateusz Piotrowski <>
AuthorDate: 2022-04-03 12:34:55 +0000
Commit:     Mateusz Piotrowski <>
CommitDate: 2022-04-03 12:37:58 +0000

    handbook: Add a brief section about updating bootcode
    Currently, the section does not explain when or why bootcode has to be
    updated. It just references some related manual pages.
    PR:             255318
 documentation/content/en/books/handbook/cutting-edge/_index.adoc | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/documentation/content/en/books/handbook/cutting-edge/_index.adoc b/documentation/content/en/books/handbook/cutting-edge/_index.adoc
index 9846bb4dc5..6217cacd56 100644
--- a/documentation/content/en/books/handbook/cutting-edge/_index.adoc
+++ b/documentation/content/en/books/handbook/cutting-edge/_index.adoc
@@ -483,6 +483,11 @@ For example, [.filename]#/etc/passwd# will be modified if users have been added
 Kernel modules may differ as `freebsd-update` may have updated them.
 To exclude specific files or directories, add them to the `IDSIgnorePaths` option in [.filename]#/etc/freebsd-update.conf#.
+== Updating Bootcode
+The following manuals describe the upgrade process of bootcode and boot loaders: man:gpart[8], man:gptboot[8], man:gptzfsboot[8], and man:loader.efi[8].
 == Updating the Documentation Set