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OnLAMP: Understanding FreeBSD Disklabels

This article discusses BSD partitions and using the disklabel utility.
... The Microsoft-style partition is used by FAT, NTFS, and their variants. The FreeBSD folks call that sort of partition a slice, and have their own partitions within that Microsoft-style partition. OpenBSD puts its partitions directly on the disk, in effect using the whole disk as a single slice. ...
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