[Chugalug] birth

Alex Smith (K4RNT) shadowhunter at gmail.com
Sat Aug 3 07:49:16 UTC 2013


On Sat, Aug 3, 2013 at 12:42 AM, Ed King <chevyiinova at bellsouth.net> wrote:

> verbatim except for the serial number
>
> kinda curious why the cpu serial number appears on the "kernel command
> line"...   does that mean its edit-able?  hmmm, will have to research that
> in my spare time.
>
>
I can't answer why, but /proc is read-only, and if you did manage to edit
what you saw in /proc, a reboot would just reset it to it's real correct
serial number.

Hmmm... I've never tried what you suggest, why would you do something like
this?

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