[Bug 205886] USB install image requires write access to install media during boot!

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https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=205886

--- Comment #4 from Glen Barber <gjb at FreeBSD.org> ---
(In reply to Oliver Jones from comment #3)
> Created attachment 165082 [details]
> Messages shown during the boot process, up to the point of failure
> 

Thank you very much.

> It would appear that the root filesystem is mounted read-write, instead of
> read-only.
> 
> This output, of course, is shown when attempting to boot with the write
> protect switch enabled.

Can you try the suggestion noted here?
https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=187161#c0

(You will need to turn off write-protect mode on the USB drive though.)

Since I do not have any USB sticks with write-protection ability, I am a bit
hesitant to commit the proposed change without knowing if there are any further
reprocussions.

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