[Pkg-zfsonlinux-devel] Bug#961094: Bug#961094: zfsutils-linux: Hostid is not regenerated on a clone/copy/restore of the underlying OS

Petter Reinholdtsen pere at hungry.com
Wed May 20 05:26:08 BST 2020

The sad state of affairs with hostid and gethostid() on Linux is somehow
described in <URL: https://bugs.debian.org/595790 >.  The zfs package
have a workaround creating /etc/hostid to make sure it do not change
every time dhclient update the IP address of the machine.

Happy hacking
Petter Reinholdtsen

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