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Bug#442437: debian-installer: installer keeps probing for non-existent floppy

Quoting Jerry Quinn (jlquinn@optonline.net):
> Package: debian-installer
> Severity: normal
> I just installed of amd64 debian testing on a new system, using the
> 9/15/07 installer.  I used graphical install, which went cleanly.  My
> system doesn't have a floppy drive.
> During install as I was wondering why there were long pauses, I
> flipped to the console views and saw that there were a number of IO
> errors due to something probing for a floppy drive.  I suspect that
> the installer was slowed by blocking on the failing floppy probes.
> The system really shouldn't do that more than once or better yet,
> detecting that the system doesn't have a floppy and not probing at
> all.

The log doesn't show anything weird at all as far as I can see.

When exactly were there floppy probes occurring?

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