Why not just add in the patch in kern/65627 and run the CPU serial number
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From: "User Freebsd" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Robert Huff" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Cc: "Xiao-Yong Jin" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "Nikolas Britton"
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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
> >> soon as you add another IP (ie. alias), the ID would change ... you'd
> >> 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? :)
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