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FreeBSD Handbook: FreeBSD Boot Process: GNU GRUB

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Summary mentions GRUB. Some readers will wonder why things such as installers for FreeBSD are not suitably GRUB-aware; and why there's so little FreeBSD-provided documentation about GRUB.

Add a note, directing users of GRUB to GNU-provided documentation.

Case correction: GRUB should be uppercase.

Elsewhere in the page: a minor correction, superfluous space before a colon.

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grahamperrin created this revision.

A few minor comments. The rest looks good.


Contractions like there's are discouraged in the handbook -> there is


The please is superfluous and may be interpreted as a command.

Approved, once @bcr's comments are addressed.

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Sep 23 2022, 7:01 PM

Trailing whitespace error not visible in Phabricator.


Trailing whitespace error – not visible in Phabricator – caught with a first run of git-apply(1).

It'll be impossible for me to break the decades-long habit of intentionally adding white space, I'll sometimes forget to remove what's required for diff purposes. Sorry.

Fixed prior to push, notes to self at