svn commit: r247702 - stable/8/usr.sbin/sysinstall

Devin Teske dteske at
Sun Mar 3 09:21:19 UTC 2013

Author: dteske
Date: Sun Mar  3 09:21:18 2013
New Revision: 247702

  MFS 9->8 r209481:
  Update the man page to reflect the changes to the netDev configuration
  Approved by:	cperciva
  MFS 9->8 r209446:
  Remove unnecessarily inflammatory commentary.
  Approved by:	cperciva


Modified: stable/8/usr.sbin/sysinstall/sysinstall.8
--- stable/8/usr.sbin/sysinstall/sysinstall.8	Sun Mar  3 09:18:15 2013	(r247701)
+++ stable/8/usr.sbin/sysinstall/sysinstall.8	Sun Mar  3 09:21:18 2013	(r247702)
@@ -642,12 +642,10 @@ The domain name of the host being instal
 .It defaultrouter
 The default router for this host (non-optional).
 .It netDev
-Which host interface to use
-.Ar ( ed0
-.Ar ep0 ,
-for example.
+Which network interface to use. 
+Multiple network interfaces may be specified using a comma delimited list. 
+If netDev is set to ANY, all available network interfaces will be probed and the
+first interface found to have a link will be used. (non-optional).
 .It netInteractive
 If set, bring up the interactive network setup form even
 if all relevant configuration variables are already set (optional).
@@ -900,8 +898,5 @@ and
 .Xr bsdlabel 8
 for these tasks.
-This utility is a prototype which lasted several years past
-its expiration date and is greatly in need of death.
 There are a (great) number of undocumented variables.

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