Does FreeBSD start slices at head boundaries?

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Fri Jul 6 16:43:38 UTC 2012

> automatically start partitions at head boundaries?  The reason I ask
> is because I am most familiar with sector 64 being the start of a head
> boundary as opposed to 63.  Is my understanding incorrect?
yes. 63 is normal.

Anyway just don't make slices at all if your disk is dedicated to FreeBSD

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