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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	de-
     signed 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 situations,	and to
     loader(8) for additional commands.

     Before using any of the commands provided in version.4th, it must be in-
     cluded 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 ver-
		     sion 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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