Booting FreeBSD 8.0-RC1 from usb stick

Andrey V. Elsukov bu7cher at
Tue Sep 29 10:29:18 UTC 2009

Marius Nu"nnerich wrote:
> Explicitly setting the root partition
> (vfs.root.mountfrom="ufs:/dev/da0s1a") in /boot/loader.conf does not
> help either: Again, the system knows which partition it should mount
> to "/", but it fails to do so. (vfs.root.mountfrom.options=rw was set
> too).

It's known problem and we are waiting for fix. There is a race between
USB and CAM/SCSI subsystems.

WBR, Andrey V. Elsukov

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