fixating USB Storage

Polytropon freebsd at
Tue Feb 28 16:30:43 UTC 2012

On Tue, 28 Feb 2012 07:41:29 -0800, bsalinux at wrote:
> The real issue is that the USB boot device sits at da16 and if any of
> the da members below da16 drops, the usb boot device becomes da15 at
> next boot. The loader.conf still looks at da6 for root device and that
> is not present.
> How to solve this issue?

Label the drives and use labels instead of device names.

Get some inspiration from Warren's excellent article here:

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