Booting from USB-stick == boot -a ?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Tue Sep 13 12:21:43 UTC 2011

I'm booting 8-stable from a USB stick, and I invariably end up in
the "askroot" prompt.

It looks like the CAM subsystem doesn't participate in the
root-mount-interlock scheme ?

I would have expected that to be fixed ages ago, am I missing
something here ?

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