Does FreeBSD start slices at head boundaries?

Michael Sierchio kudzu at
Fri Jul 6 19:06:42 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 11:58 AM, Eitan Adler <lists at> wrote:

> 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.

That is EXTREMELY old advice.  The general advice, for this and many
other things, is - don't do it, but if you do it, know what you're
doing. ;-)

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