Why not just add in the patch in kern/65627 and run the CPU serial number through your hash?
Ted ----- Original Message ----- From: "User Freebsd" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Robert Huff" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: "Xiao-Yong Jin" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "Nikolas Britton" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; <email@example.com> Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 9:11 AM Subject: Re: Gotta start somewhere ... how many of us are really out there? > On Tue, 1 Aug 2006, Robert Huff wrote: > > > User Freebsd writes: > >> Actually, using ifconfig wouldn't work ... it would give unique, but as > >> soon as you add another IP (ie. alias), the ID would change ... you'd need > >> to do something like: > >> > >> ifconfig | grep ether | sha256 | md5 > >> > >> since the 'ether' would never change ... > > > > At least some cards (+ FreeBSD drivers) allow you to set the > > MAC address .... > > Man, we definitely don't make a unique host id an easy thing to > accomplish, do we? :) > > ---- > Marc G. Fournier Hub.Org Networking Services (http://www.hub.org) > Email . [EMAIL PROTECTED] MSN . [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Yahoo . yscrappy Skype: hub.org ICQ . 7615664 > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"