In <1992Apr7.firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com (Andy Burgess) writes:
| SGI's have a sysid() library function, the ethernet address is contained
| in the bytes returned but its location in those bytes is OS version
| dependent. Upgrading the OS changes the sysid!
Do you have a real example of this? Upgrading the OS *does not* change
sysid() values, unless somebody introduced a serious bug. If you
do have an example, which machines, and OS releases are involved?
-- Let no one tell me that silence gives consent, | Dave Olson because whoever is silent dissents. | Silicon Graphics, Inc. Maria Isabel Barreno | firstname.lastname@example.org
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