Subject: Re: System unique identifier.....
To: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Matthew Jacob <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/25/1999 10:26:25
> On Thu, 24 Jun 1999 23:41:34 -0700 (PDT)
> Matthew Jacob <email@example.com> wrote:
> > More generally a system unique identifier available early (pre mountroot)
> > could be useful for a number of things. Why're you asking?
> The intended usage:
> (1) Could influence where it is stored.
> (2) Might be utterly useless (e.g. for software licensing,
> especially when you have the source for the OS, and
> can thus make it anything you want with a simple
> kernel hack...)
I'm not really concerned about this.