Booting FreeBSD 8.0-RC1 from usb stick

Marius Nünnerich marius at
Tue Sep 29 12:40:11 UTC 2009

2009/9/29 Andrey V. Elsukov <bu7cher at>:
> 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.

OK, thank you! Is there a PR open for this?

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