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diff --git a/sbin/mdconfig/mdconfig.8 b/sbin/mdconfig/mdconfig.8
index 4c4b3066929d..1988b3e31710 100644
--- a/sbin/mdconfig/mdconfig.8
+++ b/sbin/mdconfig/mdconfig.8
@@ -91,6 +91,11 @@ Select the type of the memory disk.
Storage for this type of memory disk is allocated with
.Xr malloc 9 .
This limits the size to the malloc bucket limit in the kernel.
+If the
+.Fl o Cm reserve
+option is not set, creating and filling a large
+malloc-backed memory disk is a very easy way to
+panic a system.
.It Cm vnode
A file specified with
.Fl f Ar file