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[Bug 823432] New: Release notes for 12.3 do not warn about floppy in bios problem
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  • Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2013 20:02:27 +0000
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https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=823432

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=823432#c0


Summary: Release notes for 12.3 do not warn about floppy in
bios problem
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 12.3
Version: Final
Platform: Other
OS/Version: Other
Status: NEW
Severity: Major
Priority: P5 - None
Component: Release Notes
AssignedTo: ke@xxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: carlos.e.r@xxxxxxxxxxxx
QAContact: coolo@xxxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---


When the bios says there is a floppy, but there is no drive, the installation
can get stuck for hours.

See reports:

Bug 773058 - non-existent floppy drive enabled in BIOS causes hang while
searching for partitions

with 4 duplicates. One such:

Bug 811901 - [openSUSE 12.3] installation gets stuck at linux partitions scan


Please add a paragraph about this in the release notes, people are getting hit
by this problem. Example: <http://forums.opensuse.org/showthread.php?t=487624>

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