I like your letters idea!

Dennis Guse

On Thu, Dec 29, 2016 at 10:08 AM, Аладышев Константин <aladyshev@nicevt.ru> wrote:
Will there be such a patch in the near future? Or this isn't in a plan right now?

Anyway, what is the right way to deal with this situation? Display letters or symbols after "9"?  Or deal with two digit numbers?

-----Original Message-----
From: Kevin O'Connor [mailto:kevin@koconnor.net]
Sent: Thursday, December 29, 2016 3:48 AM
To: Аладышев Константин
Cc: seabios@seabios.org
Subject: Re: More than 9 boot devices

On Wed, Dec 28, 2016 at 04:33:10PM +0300, Аладышев Константин wrote:
> Is it possible in SeaBIOS to have working boot menu with amount of
> boot devices more than 9?
> I mean in this case we have boot device numbers with two digits, which
> is impossible to select. If I want to select string 12 and try to
> enter "12", SeaBIOS recognizes "1" and boot from device "1"...

The internal code can handle more than 9 devices, but unfortunately the menu code would need to be updated to display meaningful keys and to check for them on entry.


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