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diff --git a/share/man/man4/ntb_transport.4 b/share/man/man4/ntb_transport.4
index 43b412cd8f5f..1a4fc3efba21 100644
--- a/share/man/man4/ntb_transport.4
+++ b/share/man/man4/ntb_transport.4
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
-.\" Copyright (c) 2016 Alexander Motin <mav@FreeBSD.org>
+.\" Copyright (c) 2016-2017 Alexander Motin <mav@FreeBSD.org>
.\" All rights reserved.
.\" Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
@@ -25,14 +25,21 @@
.\" $FreeBSD$
-.Dd July 29, 2016
+.Dd August 30, 2017
.Nm ntb_transport
.Nd Packet-oriented transport for Non-Transparent Bridges
-To load the driver as a module at boot, place the following line in
+To compile this driver into your kernel,
+place the following lines in your kernel configuration file:
+.Bd -ragged -offset indent
+.Cd "device ntb"
+.Cd "device ntb_transport"
+Or, to load the driver as a module at boot, place the following line in
.Xr loader.conf 5 :
.Bd -literal -offset indent
@@ -46,11 +53,11 @@ Driver debug level.
The default value is 0, higher means more verbose.
.It Va hint.ntb_transport. Ns Ar X Ns Va .config
Configures queues allocation for consumer devices, separated by commas.
-Each device can be configured as: "<name>[:<queues>]", where:
+Each device can be configured as: "[<name>][:<queues>]", where:
.Va name
is a name of the driver which should attach the device (empty means any),
.Va queues
-is a number of queues to allocate (empty means automatic),
+is a number of queues to allocate (empty means automatic).
The default configuration is empty string, which means single device
with one queue per memory window allowing any driver attachment.
@@ -64,9 +71,25 @@ delivering packets between the systems.
The primary purpose of this is to be used by
.Nm if_ntb
network interface, but other consumers may also be developed using KPI.
+require from underlying
+.Nm ntb
+.Bl -bullet -compact
+1 or more memory windows;
+6 scratchpads, plus 2 more for each additional memory window;
+1 doorbell for each memory window or configured queue.
.Xr if_ntb 4 ,
-.Xr ntb_hw 4
+.Xr ntb 4 ,
+.Xr ntb_hw_intel 4 ,
+.Xr ntb_hw_plx 4
.An -nosplit