new GPT/UFS ssd drive not booting

Warren Block wblock at
Wed Nov 1 15:27:15 UTC 2017

On Wed, 11 Oct 2017, Elxa Kiltse wrote:

> Hello,
>    I installed a new ssd, following the instructions at:
> It all went fine, but when I try to boot the system it says:
> Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/ufs/gptroot
> If you have invalid mount options, reboot, and first try the following from
> the loader prompt:
>  set vfs.root.mountfrom.options=rw

Edit /etc/fstab in ssdrootfs on the SSD, which probably still has a copy 
of the hard drive version.  The loader reads that to get the root 
device.  Don't set those values in /boot/loader.conf.

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