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version.4th(8) [freebsd man page]

VERSION.4TH(8)						    BSD System Manager's Manual 					    VERSION.4TH(8)

NAME
version.4th -- FreeBSD version string boot module DESCRIPTION
The file that goes by the name of version.4th is a set of commands designed to draw the boot loader version at the bottom-right of the screen. The commands of version.4th by themselves are not enough for most uses. Please refer to the examples below for the most common sit- uations, and to loader(8) for additional commands. Before using any of the commands provided in version.4th, it must be included through the command: include version.4th This line is present in the default /boot/menu.rc file, so it is not needed (and should not be re-issued) in a normal setup. The commands provided by it are: print_version Prints the contents of the loader_version environment variable right-justified at the column loader_version_x and row loader_version_y. The environment variables that effect its behavior are: loader_version Set automatically by loader(8), but you can override it by setting in loader.conf(5). This should be the version of boot loader used. loader_version_x Sets the desired ending column position of loader_version. Default is 80. loader_version_y Sets the desired ending row position of loader_version. Default is 24. loader_color If set to ``NO'' (case-insensitive) or ``0'', causes the version to be printed without color (default is ANSI Cyan). FILES
/boot/loader The loader(8). /boot/version.4th version.4th itself. /boot/loader.rc loader(8) bootstrapping script. EXAMPLES
Override loader(8) version in loader.conf(5): loader_version="loader 1.1" SEE ALSO
loader.conf(5), color.4th(8), loader(8) HISTORY
The version.4th set of commands first appeared in FreeBSD 9.0. AUTHORS
The version.4th set of commands was written by Devin Teske <dteske@FreeBSD.org>. BSD
August 6, 2013 BSD

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BEASTIE.4TH(8)						    BSD System Manager's Manual 					    BEASTIE.4TH(8)

NAME
beastie.4th -- FreeBSD ASCII art boot module DESCRIPTION
The file that goes by the name of beastie.4th is a set of commands designed to draw the ASCII art FreeBSD mascot -- known simply as beastie -- to the right of the boot loader menu. The commands of beastie.4th by themselves are not enough for most uses. Please refer to the exam- ples below for the most common situations, and to loader(8) for additional commands. Before using any of the commands provided in beastie.4th, it must be included through the command: include beastie.4th This line is present in the default /boot/loader.rc file, so it is not needed (and should not be re-issued) in a normal setup. The commands provided by it are: draw-beastie Draws the FreeBSD logo. The logo that is drawn is configured by setting the loader_logo variable in loader.conf(5) to one of ``beastie'', ``beastiebw'', ``fbsdbw'', ``orb'', and ``orbbw'' (the default). The position of the logo can be configured by setting the loader_logo_x and loader_logo_y variables in loader.conf(5). The default values are 46 (x) and 4 (y). clear-beastie Clears the screen of beastie. beastie-start Initializes the interactive boot loader menu. The loader_delay variable can be configured in loader.conf(5) to the number of seconds you would like to delay loading the boot menu. During the delay the user can press Ctrl-C to fall back to autoboot or ENTER to proceed. The default behavior is to not delay. The environment variables that effect its behavior are: loader_logo Selects the desired logo in the beastie boot menu. Possible values are: ``fbsdbw'', ``beastie'', ``beastiebw'', ``orb'', ``orbbw'' (default), and ``none''. loader_logo_x Sets the desired column position of the logo. Default is 46. loader_logo_y Sets the desired row position of the logo. Default is 4. beastie_disable If set to ``YES'', the beastie boot menu will be skipped. The beastie boot menu is always skipped if booting UEFI or running non-x86 hardware. loader_delay If set to a number higher than zero, introduces a delay before starting the beastie boot menu. During the delay the user can press either Ctrl-C to skip the menu or ENTER to proceed to the menu. The default is to not delay when loading the menu. FILES
/boot/loader The loader(8). /boot/beastie.4th beastie.4th itself. /boot/loader.rc loader(8) bootstrapping script. EXAMPLES
Standard i386 /boot/loader.rc: include /boot/beastie.4th beastie-start Set a different logo in loader.conf(5): loader_logo="beastie" SEE ALSO
loader.conf(5), loader(8), loader.4th(8) HISTORY
The beastie.4th set of commands first appeared in FreeBSD 5.1. AUTHORS
The beastie.4th set of commands was written by Scott Long <scottl@FreeBSD.org>, Aleksander Fafula <alex@fafula.com> and Devin Teske <dteske@FreeBSD.org>. BSD
April 27, 2014 BSD

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