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Date:      Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:48:20 +0200
From:      =?UTF-8?Q?Istvan_Gabor?= <suseuser04@lajt.hu>
To:        =?UTF-8?Q?FreeBSD_Questions?=<freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>, =?UTF-8?Q?Michael_Sierchio?=<kudzu@tenebras.com>, =?UTF-8?Q?Michael_Sierchio?=<kudzu@tenebras.com>
Subject:   =?UTF-8?Q?Re:_FreeBSD_slice/partiton_setup_?= =?UTF-8?Q?question?=
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2013.=20j=C3=BAnius=2018.=2019:49=20napon=20Michael=20Sierchio=20<kudzu@t=
enebras.com>=20=C3=ADrta:

>=20On=20Tue,=20Jun=2018,=202013=20at=2010:44=20AM,=20Istvan=20Gabor=20<s=
useuser04@lajt.hu>=20wrote:
>=20>=20...
>=20>=20How=20can=20I=20do=20this=20in=20FreeBSD?
>=20>=20Can=20I=20have=20slices=20with=20only=20one=20partition=20occupyi=
ng=20the=20whole=20slice?
>=20>
>=20>=20Can=20I=20do=20something=20like=20the=20following:
>=20>
>=20>=20/dev/ad0s1a=20/
>=20>=20/dev/ad0s2e=20/home
>=20>=20/dev/ad0s3e=20/usr/local
>=20>=20/dev/ad0s5b=20swap
>=20>=20/dev/ad0s6e=20/home/user1
>=20>=20/dev/ad0s7e=20/home/user2
>=20>=20etc.
>=20>
>=20>=20where=20the=20partitions=20(a,=20e,=20b)=20occupy=20the=20whole=20=
slice=20where=20they=20reside=20on?

Thanks,=20but=20I=20don't=20understand=20your=20answer.
I=20am=20puzzled=20a=20little=20bit.=20My=20understanding=20based=20on=20=
the=20FreeBSD=20handbook=20is=20that
slices=20in=20FreeBSD=20are=20the=20partitions=20in=20linux.=20And=20that=
=20on=20one=20slice=20(linux=20partition)
FreeBSD=20=20has=20(or=20can=20have?)=20several=20partitions.=20These=20a=
re=20labeled=20as=20letters:=20a=20for=20root
partition,=20b=20for=20swap,=20c=20for=20the=20whole=20slice,=20and=20e=20=
for=20a=20regular=20non-root=20partition.
=20
>=20Why=20bother=20with=20partitions=20if=20you're=20going=20to=20use=20t=
he=20whole=20slice?
Are=20you=20saying=20that=20one=20can=20use/mount=20a=20whole=20slice=20w=
ithout=20adding=20partitions=20to=20it?
For=20example=20/dev/ada0s1=20could=20be=20the=20root=20partition?
=20
>=20Why=20bother=20with=20slices=20if=20you=20won't=20run=20out=20of=20pa=
rtitions?
Do=20you=20mean=20putting=20all=20partitions=20on=20one=20big=20slice?
I=20would=20like=20to=20be=20able=20to=20mount=20different=20partitions=20=
independently=20from=20other=20OS,
eg.=20from=20linux.=20As=20far=20as=20I=20know=20linux=20cannot=20mount=20=
FreeBSD=20partitions,=20only=20the=20whole=20slice.
If=20one=20slice=20has=20several=20partitions,=20one=20single=20partition=
=20can=20not=20be=20mounted=20from=20linux.

Could=20you=20please=20confirm=20if=20my=20understanding=20is=20correct,=20=
or=20explain=20a=20little=20bit=20more=20detailed
what=20you=20meant?

Thanks,

Istvan






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