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diff --git a/lib/geom/part/gpart.8 b/lib/geom/part/gpart.8
index 80ea0a317d3a..a19f06dd67be 100644
--- a/lib/geom/part/gpart.8
+++ b/lib/geom/part/gpart.8
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@
.\"
.\" $FreeBSD$
.\"
-.Dd June 17, 2018
+.Dd September 3, 2019
.Dt GPART 8
.Os
.Sh NAME
@@ -1207,7 +1207,13 @@ variables can be used to control the behavior of the
GEOM class.
The default value is shown next to each variable.
.Bl -tag -width indent
-.It Va kern.geom.part.auto_resize: No 1
+.It Va kern.geom.part.allow_nesting : No 0
+By default, some schemes (currently BSD, BSD64 and VTOC8) do not permit
+further nested partitioning.
+This variable overrides this restriction and allows arbitrary nesting (except
+within partitions created at offset 0).
+Some schemes have their own separate checks, for which see below.
+.It Va kern.geom.part.auto_resize : No 1
This variable controls automatic resize behavior of
.Nm
GEOM class.
@@ -1228,6 +1234,9 @@ disk metadata.
If some inconsistency is detected, the partition table will be
rejected with a diagnostic message:
.Sy "GEOM_PART: Integrity check failed (provider, scheme)" .
+.It Va kern.geom.part.gpt.allow_nesting : No 0
+By default the GPT scheme is allowed only at the outermost nesting level.
+This variable allows this restriction to be removed.
.It Va kern.geom.part.ldm.debug : No 0
Debug level of the Logical Disk Manager (LDM) module.
This can be set to a number between 0 and 2 inclusive.