Subject: Re: exporting hardware "system ID" by sysctl
To: None <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/17/2007 22:14:01
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.

What is the benifit of it and if you really want to do how is it possible
to disable this information gathering and exposing it to all users of the
local system?
Think about a public system where you give all users now informations,
like serial numbers.