[syslinux] mount USB squashFS

Gregory Bartholomew gregory.lee.bartholomew at gmail.com
Thu Jul 22 16:33:22 PDT 2021

Does it not work if you pass root=/dev/disk/by-label/Physix-Project on the
kernel command line?

On Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 5:22 PM slash woot via Syslinux <
syslinux at syslinux.org> wrote:

> 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
> automatic.
> My configuration for this project can be found here:
> https://github.com/PhysixProject/physix-on-usb
> Seeking advice. Thank you in advance.
> Tree
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