Karl Godt created a patch for /usr/sbin/shutdownconfig to fix that:
Thanks, Woof commit:
Comments:Posted on 14 May 2012, 11:18 by BarryK
I have implemented a couple precautions from shinobar and Karl Godt:
shinobar: prevent killing rc.shutdown at shutdown.
Karl Godt: test that save-file mounted rw at 1st shutdown.
Posted on 14 May 2012, 12:52 by 01micko
While on first shutdown, can we eliminate probing for floppy drives? Does so even if the drive isn't present. just the controller, a long delay occurs while waiting for probing of the drives while Puppy is looking for a non-existant floppy drive.