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Date:      Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:44:25 +0200
From:      =?UTF-8?Q?Istvan_Gabor?= <suseuser04@lajt.hu>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   =?UTF-8?Q?FreeBSD_slice/partiton_setup_question?=
Message-ID:  <5b0c4c76.5d73a4fb.51c09c79.2f6f2@lajt.hu>

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Hello:

I=20have=20a=20question=20regarding=20FreeBSD=20slices/partitions.

I=20have=20a=20disk=20with=20linux=20partitions=20with=20the=20following=20=
layout:

/dev/sda1=20/
/dev/sda2=20/home
/dev/sda3=20/usr/local
/dev/sda5=20swap
/dev/sda6=20/home/user1
/dev/sda7=20/home/user2
etc.

sda1,=20sda2,=20and=20sda3=20are=20primary=20partitions,=20sda5=20and=20a=
bove=20are=20logical=20partitions=20on=20an=20extended=20partition.

I=20would=20like=20to=20have=20a=20similar=20setup=20with=20FreeBSD.
The=20goal=20is=20that=20the=20/=20root,=20/home,=20/usr/local=20and=20/h=
ome/user1=20etc.=20filesystems=20should=20be=20on=20independent=20slices/=
partitions=20so=20that=20I=20could=20mount=20them=20independently=20from=20=
linux.

How=20can=20I=20do=20this=20in=20FreeBSD?
Can=20I=20have=20slices=20with=20only=20one=20partition=20occupying=20the=
=20whole=20slice?

Can=20I=20do=20something=20like=20the=20following:

/dev/ad0s1a=20/
/dev/ad0s2e=20/home
/dev/ad0s3e=20/usr/local
/dev/ad0s5b=20swap
/dev/ad0s6e=20/home/user1
/dev/ad0s7e=20/home/user2
etc.

where=20the=20partitions=20(a,=20e,=20b)=20occupy=20the=20whole=20slice=20=
where=20they=20reside=20on?

Thanks,

Istvan




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