dual boot; Linux, FreeBSD

RW list-freebsd-2004 at morbius.sent.com
Sun Jun 11 20:56:44 UTC 2006

On Sunday 11 June 2006 03:11, Jerry McAllister wrote:

> In FreeBSd world, a slice is the primary division of the disk.  It is
> generally referred to as a primary partition in Microsloth land.  But
> that is the same.  

IIRC It's actually more of an IBM PC term than a Microsoft term.

I'm being very pedantic here, but I think it's more logical to think of a 
slice occupying a primary partition, in the the same way as you might say an 
integer occupies a word.  

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