Author: Nate Bargmann Date: To: dng Subject: Re: [DNG] new freedesktop "standard": /etc/machine-id
* On 2019 09 Mar 07:05 -0600, al3xu5 / dotcommon wrote: > using the `hostid` command, I have (Devuan ASCII):
> $ hostid
> which is the same value!!!
> I wonder... is it a "fixed" id for all Devuan installation as it seems to be?
I get the same value on Debian Jessie i686, Debian Buster amd64,
Raspbian Stretch, and Debian Stretch i686, amd64, and armhf. On
another Raspbian derivative machine I get:
On a Slackware 14.2 i686 VM I get:
On a Slackware 14.2 x86_64 VM I get:
> And if it is so,is it correct that it is?
It looks to me as though Debian and most derivatives mostly have the
same value. Perhaps this is a value that can be set when compiling
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