svn commit: r199300 - stable/8/share/man/man5

Doug Barton dougb at
Sun Nov 15 23:48:29 UTC 2009

Author: dougb
Date: Sun Nov 15 23:48:29 2009
New Revision: 199300

  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

Directory Properties:
  stable/8/share/man/man5/   (props changed)

Modified: stable/8/share/man/man5/rc.conf.5
--- stable/8/share/man/man5/rc.conf.5	Sun Nov 15 23:31:07 2009	(r199299)
+++ stable/8/share/man/man5/rc.conf.5	Sun Nov 15 23:48:29 2009	(r199300)
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@
 .\" $FreeBSD$
-.Dd September 17, 2009
+.Dd November 11, 2009
 .Dt RC.CONF 5
@@ -351,6 +351,9 @@ 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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