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authorHans Petter Selasky <hselasky@FreeBSD.org>2020-06-21 13:34:08 +0000
committerHans Petter Selasky <hselasky@FreeBSD.org>2020-06-21 13:34:08 +0000
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Improve wording to be more precise and clear.
No functional change intended. s/Master Boot/Main Boot/ (also called MBR) MFC after: 1 week Sponsored by: Mellanox Technologies
Notes
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=362466
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diff --git a/lib/geom/part/gpart.8 b/lib/geom/part/gpart.8
index b024b8f7ecd5..f4666debff78 100644
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+++ b/lib/geom/part/gpart.8
@@ -582,7 +582,7 @@ Requires the
.Cm GEOM_PART_GPT
kernel option.
.It Cm MBR
-Master Boot Record is used on PCs and removable media.
+Main Boot Record is used on PCs and removable media.
Requires the
.Cm GEOM_PART_MBR
kernel option.
@@ -852,7 +852,7 @@ for MBR and
.Qq Li "!0657fd6d-a4ab-43c4-84e5-0933c84b4f4f"
for GPT.
.It Cm mbr
-A partition that is sub-partitioned by a Master Boot Record (MBR).
+A partition that is sub-partitioned by a Main Boot Record (MBR).
This type is known as
.Qq Li "!024dee41-33e7-11d3-9d69-0008c781f39f"
by GPT.
@@ -1020,7 +1020,7 @@ option.
The GEOM PART class knows how to safely embed bootstrap code into
specific partitioning scheme metadata without causing any damage.
.Pp
-The Master Boot Record (MBR) uses a 512-byte bootstrap code image, embedded
+The Main Boot Record (MBR) uses a 512-byte bootstrap code image, embedded
into the partition table's metadata area.
There are two variants of this bootstrap code:
.Pa /boot/mbr
@@ -1256,7 +1256,7 @@ present as independent partition.
.Em NOTE :
This may break a mirrored volume and lead to data damage.
.It Va kern.geom.part.mbr.enforce_chs : No 0
-Specify how the Master Boot Record (MBR) module does alignment.
+Specify how the Main Boot Record (MBR) module does alignment.
If this variable is set to a non-zero value, the module will automatically
recalculate the user-specified offset and size for alignment with the CHS
geometry.