[syslinux] mount USB squashFS

slash woot slashwoot at gmail.com
Thu Jul 22 15:07:18 PDT 2021

Hi everyone,

I have used syslinux to create a bootable USB with my OS on it, but
I have one issue to untangle.

When the usb drive boots, it fails to perform a switch root to
squash-filesystem on the usb. This is because it is not mounting
the usb, and thus also not able to mount the squashFS image.

If I search around I can figure out which device is my usb and
switch-root it manually. But it would be great if this were

My configuration for this project can be found here:

Seeking advice. Thank you in advance.

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