On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 04:26:21PM +0200, Sandra Kachelmann wrote: > I just setup a new server with 7.0-RELEASE and saw the following lines > for the fist time when booting the system: > > Setting hostuuid: 2231232f-4000-aaaa-2333-aafbb88a88ca. > Setting hostid: 0x89e3310b. > > What exactly are those for? Is it a unique string based on my hardware > based on a certain component?
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UUID and /etc/rc.d/hostid. Roland -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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