securelevel doc?

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Mon Jan 23 02:43:55 PST 2006

On 2006-01-23 14:52, Joel Hatton <freebsd-questions at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I may be confused, but istr that man security[7] used to
> document the results of different kernel securelevels; this no
> longer seems to be the case. Is this still documented in the
> base system without recourse to online help? (I'm OK with
> securelevels, btw, I'd just like to know where to point someone
> to this information)

It still does, AFAIK.  At least on my 7.0-CURRENT installations
here, the security(7) manpage does.  It seems you remember back
when the securelevel documentation was in the init(8) manpage.
This changed a while ago, when the `securelevel' explanation was
moved from init(8) to security(7).

| $ cd /usr/src/share/man/man7
| $ cvs log security.7
| RCS file: /home/ncvs/src/share/man/man7/security.7,v
| Working file: security.7
| head: 1.45
| [...]
| revision 1.44
| date: 2005/09/03 17:15:59;  author: garys;  state: Exp;  lines: +63 -7
| Moved descriptions of securelevels from init(7) to security(7).
| Files used both "securelevel" and either "secure level" or
| "security level"; all are now "security level".
| PR:             docs/84266
| Submitted by:   garys
| Approved by:    keramida
| MFC after:      3 days

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