Does FreeBSD start slices at head boundaries?

Eitan Adler lists at
Fri Jul 6 18:58:35 UTC 2012

On 6 July 2012 11:44, Rick Miller <vmiller at> wrote:
> Thanks for this explanation.
> Is there any performance advantage to using a "dedicated disk" layout
> over the old way of creating a slice and having your partitions within
> it?

Slices isn't the "old" way. There is no perf advantage for dedicated
disks. Maybe you get a
few kb of extra space. Don't do it.

Eitan Adler

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