Unique machine identifier for nfsv4 client

Ed Schouten ed at 80386.nl
Mon Mar 30 08:29:17 PDT 2009

* Rick Macklem <rmacklem at uoguelph.ca> wrote:
> An nfsv4 client needs a unique identifier that is persistent across
> reboots. My code currently uses the MAC address of the first net
> interface that it can find that has an Ethernet style MAC.

Don't we generate a unique uuid on startup? It is stored in the
kern.hostuuid sysctl.

 Ed Schouten <ed at 80386.nl>
 WWW: http://80386.nl/
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