Does FreeBSD start slices at head boundaries?

Bas Smeelen b.smeelen at
Fri Jul 6 17:47:31 UTC 2012

On 07/06/2012 07:28 PM, Robert Huff wrote:
> Ryan Coleman writes:
>>   > Anyway just don't make slices at all if your disk is dedicated
>>   > to FreeBSD
>>   Except for swap, right?
> 	Why do you say that?
> 				Robert huff

I think Ryan means partition and not slice?
I would not recommend no slices at all, It's deprecated to use 
"dangerously dedicated disks"

Starting with 9 I don't see slices in mount ouput anymore but still 
there are FreeBSD partitions in slices (which is a partitions in dos terms)
Example / is now disk0p1 it used to be disk0s1a


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