Does FreeBSD start slices at head boundaries?

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Fri Jul 6 18:14:56 UTC 2012

> 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

you use GUID partition table.

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