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Bug#666399: s390-dasd fails to work with >20 devices visible (mostly in LPAR mode)

On Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 09:32:50AM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 02:52:58PM +0200, Philipp Kern wrote:
> > I'm not sure about the rationale for this.
> s390 system can have hundreds or thousands of DASD devices. With the
> text frontend it is simply impossible to display such a long list, with
> slang it is just not pretty. So this code should ask for the device id
> instead of showing a list.

Aye.  Text is indeed a good reason.  As for the dialog interface you get via
the SSH installer I found it to be acceptable with two hundred devices.

So the device ID picker should get an option to Finish.  Can such a text input
field get an additional way out than Go Back and Ok?

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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