Re: [PATCH 0/7] dlm: overview

From: Bernd Eckenfels
Date: Thu Apr 28 2005 - 20:52:30 EST

In article <Pine.LNX.4.62.0504281731450.6139@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> you wrote:
> how is this UUID that doesn't need to be touched by an admin, and will
> always work in all possible networks (including insane things like backup
> servers configured with the same name and IP address as the primary with
> NAT between them to allow them to communicate) generated?
> there are a lot of software packages out there that could make use of
> this.

It is hard to work in all cases :)

if you use v4 UUID they are a 128bit random bitstring, others depend on the
MAC (plus random).

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