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Bug 3803 - no 'hostid' command like on solaris.
Summary: no 'hostid' command like on solaris.
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: util-linux
Version: 6.0
Hardware: sparc
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jay Turner
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-06-29 16:14 UTC by Peter Jones
Modified: 2015-01-07 23:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-08-03 15:12:31 UTC

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Description Peter Jones 1999-06-29 16:14:37 UTC
# this should be /usr/bin/hostid or somesuch.
# Copyright 1999 Peter Jones, <> .
# GPL and all that good stuff apply.
idprom=`cat /proc/openprom/idprom`
echo $idprom|dd bs=1 skip=2 count=2
echo $idprom|dd bs=1 skip=27 count=6
) 2>/dev/null

Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-06-29 17:04:59 UTC
Recommendation has been forwarded to package developer/maintainer.

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-08-03 15:12:59 UTC
Added to util-linux-2.9v-17 (finally:-). Thanks for the patch.

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