Subject: Re: exporting hardware "system ID" by sysctl
To: Jared D. McNeill <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/18/2007 00:00:38
On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 04:41:33PM -0400, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> 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.

Not only there: we already have kern.hostid, which has a meaningfull value on
at least some archs.