Does FreeBSD start slices at head boundaries?

Ryan Coleman editor at
Fri Jul 6 16:52:50 UTC 2012

On 7/6/2012 11:43 AM, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>> 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 

Except for swap, right?

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