(In reply to comment #12)
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> simple patch
> plz, test this patch !
I'm sure that would work as it revokes commit 2b2fcf80841972b70ad695a5a1ed74487d4fd37a ("Fix long hangs on probing nonexistant floppy drives"), but then a less crude fix for the "long hangs probing" problem would be required.