Basic question respecting install from usb flash drive.

James B. Byrne byrnejb at
Wed May 11 15:02:16 UTC 2016

On Tue, May 10, 2016 17:41, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 10/05/2016 22:05, James B. Byrne via freebsd-questions wrote:
>> So, what is the problem? A bad usb flash copy?
> Yes.  It looks like your USB drive has a corrupted system image on it.
> The bootloader is there, but it can't load the kernel from the USB
> drive.
> I suggest trying again: either rewrite your current USB drive, or try
> again with a fresh one.  Either way, be sure to verify the checksum on
> the memstick image you downloaded before doing anything else with it.

I re-flashed the usb key using bs=4096 and that copy boots properly
during the install.  Thank you for the advice.


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