svn commit: r199302 - stable/7/share/man/man5

Doug Barton dougb at
Sun Nov 15 23:51:59 UTC 2009

Author: dougb
Date: Sun Nov 15 23:51:59 2009
New Revision: 199302

  MFC r199127:
  Add a note about no hostname leading to "Amnesiac" on the console
  The text is inspired by the PR, but more in line with the existing text
  PR:		docs/140434
  Submitted by:	Jason Helfman <jhelfman at>
  MFC r199152:
  s/a default/the default/
  Submitted by:	remko
  MFC r199299:
  In r199127/r199152 I forgot to bump .Dd

  stable/7/share/man/man5/rc.conf.5   (contents, props changed)
Directory Properties:
  stable/7/share/man/man5/   (props changed)

Modified: stable/7/share/man/man5/rc.conf.5
--- stable/7/share/man/man5/rc.conf.5	Sun Nov 15 23:49:28 2009	(r199301)
+++ stable/7/share/man/man5/rc.conf.5	Sun Nov 15 23:51:59 2009	(r199302)
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@
 .\" $FreeBSD$
-.Dd January 25, 2009
+.Dd November 11, 2009
 .Dt RC.CONF 5
@@ -344,6 +344,9 @@ If
 .Xr dhclient 8
 is used to set the hostname via DHCP,
 this variable should be set to an empty string.
+If this value remains unset when the system is done booting
+your console login will display the default hostname of
+.Dq Amnesiac.
 .It Va ipv6_enable
 .Pq Vt bool
 Enable support for IPv6 networking.

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