Subject: Re: exporting hardware "system ID" by sysctl
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jared D. McNeill <email@example.com>
Date: 10/17/2007 16:41:33
On Wed, 17 Oct 2007, 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.
This is actually present (minus the sysctl interface) in the pm branch.
There is an in-kernel API for querying these values, wouldn't be tough to
add read-only sysctl knobs for it.