Trouble installing from thumb drive

Walter Hurry walterhurry at
Mon Feb 17 18:50:06 UTC 2014

Erich Dollansky wrote:

> Hi,
> On Sat, 15 Feb 2014 13:50:39 +0000 (UTC)
> Walter Hurry <walterhurry at> wrote:
>> I'm trying to install FreeBSD-10.0-RELEASE-amd64-memstick.img (dd'd
>> to a memory stick). I can boot from the memory stick but it gets
>> stuck at mountroot, with error 19.
>> I have verified the checksum of the downloaded image, and it's fine.
>> What other information can I provide so as to enable some kind soul
>> to identify the problem?
> can you try with a different thumb drive?
> FreeBSD has some problems with different models.
Thank you, Erich (reply delayed while I acquired another thumb drive).

Yes, it worked perfectly on the second drive. I'll keep that in mind in future.

Thanks again.

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