1 files changed, 15 insertions, 17 deletions
diff --git a/usr.sbin/efivar/efivar.8 b/usr.sbin/efivar/efivar.8
index e8a3a9f190bc..9429433e3d59 100644
@@ -24,12 +24,12 @@
-.Dd March 4, 2017
+.Dd May 21, 2017
.Dt EFIVAR 8
-.Nd UEFI environemnt variable interaction
+.Nd UEFI environment variable interaction
.Op Fl abdDHlLNpRtw
@@ -58,7 +58,7 @@ This program manages
UEFI variables have three part: A namespace, a name and a value.
-The namespace is a GUID that's self assigned by the group defining the
+The namespace is a GUID that is self assigned by the group defining the
The name is a Unicode name for the variable.
The value is binary data.
@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ The following options are available:
Specify the name of the variable to operate on.
-argument is the GUID of variable, followed by a dash, followed by the
+argument is the GUID of the variable, followed by a dash, followed by the
UEFI variable name.
The GUID may be in numeric format, or may be one of the well known
symbolic name (see
@@ -86,19 +86,19 @@ This flag implies
flag is given.
-This is not well understood and currently unimplemented.
+This behavior is not well understood and is currently unimplemented.
.It Fl a Fl -append
Append the specified value to the UEFI variable rather than replacing
.It Fl t Ar attr Fl -attributes Ar attr
-Specify, in user hostile hexidecimal, the attributes for this
+Specify, in hexadecimal, the attributes for this
See section 7.2 (GetVariable subsection, Related Definitions) of the
UEFI Specification for hex values to use.
.It Fl A Fl -ascii
Display the variable data as modified ascii: All printable characters
are printed, while unprintable characters are rendered as a two-digit
-hexadecimal number preceeded by a % character.
+hexadecimal number preceded by a % character.
.It Fl b Fl -binary
Display the variable data as binary data.
Usually will be used with the
@@ -155,29 +155,27 @@ can be used to specify simple strings.
-program is intended to be compatible (strict superset) with a progam
-of the same name included in the Red Hat libefivar package.
+program is intended to be compatible (strict superset) with a program
+of the same name included in the Red Hat libefivar package,
-flags are not implmenented and never will be.
+flags are not implemented and never will be.
-flag is a short-hand for
+flag is short for
.Fl -device-path .
.Sh SEE ALSO
Appendix A of the UEFI specification has the format for GUIDs.
.Dq Globally Unique Identifiers
have the format described in RFC 4122.
-.Xr efivar 8