> > On Sunday 11 June 2006 03:11, Jerry McAllister wrote: > > > In FreeBSd world, a slice is the primary division of the disk. It is > > generally referred to as a primary partition in Microsloth land. But > > that is the same. > > IIRC It's actually more of an IBM PC term than a Microsoft term. > > I'm being very pedantic here, but I think it's more logical to think of a > slice occupying a primary partition, in the the same way as you might say an > integer occupies a word.
In the FreeBSD world, the term partition is used as a secondary division of a slice. Since we are mainly talking about xxBSd UNIX here... ////jerry > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"