F-13 Beta, anaconda hangs if no floppy drive

Rohan Sheth rohan at rs3net.net
Sun Apr 18 07:33:56 UTC 2010


On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 12:24 AM, Remi Collet <Fedora at famillecollet.com> wrote:
>
> See: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=565693
>
> Computer without floppy drive are quite common.
> If the floppy controller is enable in BIOS (which is often the default
> configuration), anaconda hangs during the "Finding storage devices" stage.
>
>
> I don't see this bug is a blocker for the release, probably should be.
>
> Remi.
>
>

I ran into the same issue many times, usually if I wait long enough
(>10 minutes) it times out and brings up the next screen.  It has now
become a habit for me to just `rmmod floppy` before proceeding to the
"finding storage devices" screen in anaconda.

--Rohan


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