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Date:      Tue, 18 Jun 2013 10:49:41 -0700
From:      Michael Sierchio <kudzu@tenebras.com>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD slice/partiton setup question
Message-ID:  <CAHu1Y72aZseMcB5ift_k5d3dzApDbsRcvvmzGz18zrQgUytgmQ@mail.gmail.com>
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On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 10:44 AM, Istvan Gabor <suseuser04@lajt.hu> wrote:
> ...
> How can I do this in FreeBSD?
> Can I have slices with only one partition occupying the whole slice?
>
> Can I do something like the following:
>
> /dev/ad0s1a /
> /dev/ad0s2e /home
> /dev/ad0s3e /usr/local
> /dev/ad0s5b swap
> /dev/ad0s6e /home/user1
> /dev/ad0s7e /home/user2
> etc.
>
> where the partitions (a, e, b) occupy the whole slice where they reside on?

Why bother with partitions if you're going to use the whole slice?

Why bother with slices if you won't run out of partitions?

- M



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