BSDstats Project v2.0 ...

Howard Jones howie at
Wed Aug 9 16:31:14 UTC 2006

Marc G. Fournier wrote:

> The uniqueness is a combination of IP+hostname ... again, as one pointed
> out with PCBSD, this isn't always necessarily the case, but, IMHO, that
> is a flaw of PCBSD having all hosts on the same network using the same
> hostname ...

That's the nice thing with the 'ifconfig|sha256' scheme. Because it
would include the MAC address of the interfaces in the hash, the only
'identical' machines would be ones with no ethernet interfaces at all.

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