Subject: Re: exporting hardware "system ID" by sysctl
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/17/2007 22:07:26
On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 03:54:50PM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> I'd like to export a hardware "system ID" by sysctl (this would also
> export system type information where available).  Actually, though,
> I'd like to export several, since many current systems have a number of
> such IDs.

If you really want to do this, I think a separate sysctl should exist to
restrict it to privileged processes. See the long discussions about the
P3 serial number.