On Sun, Jul 15, 2007 at 08:57:52PM +0300, Razmig K wrote: > On 7/15/07, Roland Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> Do you need partitions (bsdlabels) on ad1s3? Or to put it another way, >> do you want to subdevide it in pieces that you can mount on different >> mount points? > > Well that certainly is a good idea.
I was just pointing out that it is not _necessary_, AFAIK. > From what I understand, I can divide the slice into partitions, a > through h, and that b, c, and d are special. Does this mean that I can > safely use any combination of the rest as partitions and mount them Well, 'c' is special in the sense that it is a raw partition representing the whole disk. You shouldn't use that. IIRC, 'b' is usually used for swap, and you can only boot from 'a'. So if you're not interested in using the disk as swap space, or booting from it, you can use any partition but 'c'. Roland -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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