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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] [RFC] Time-based RFC 4122 UUID generator
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    On Sat, 06 Oct 2007 15:53:37 +0200, Helge Deller said:

    > diff --git a/drivers/char/random.c b/drivers/char/random.c
    > index af274e5..c84a385 100644
    > --- a/drivers/char/random.c
    > +++ b/drivers/char/random.c
    > @@ -239,6 +239,7 @@
    > #include <linux/spinlock.h>
    > #include <linux/percpu.h>
    > #include <linux/cryptohash.h>
    > +#include <linux/netdevice.h>
    >
    > #include <asm/processor.h>
    > #include <asm/uaccess.h>
    > @@ -1157,6 +1158,8 @@ void generate_random_uuid(unsigned char uuid_out[16])
    > uuid_out[6] = (uuid_out[6] & 0x0F) | 0x40;
    > /* Set the UUID variant to DCE */
    > uuid_out[8] = (uuid_out[8] & 0x3F) | 0x80;
    > + /* Set multicast bit to avoid conflicts with NIC MAC addresses */
    > + uuid_out[10] |= 0x80;
    > }


    Erm, was it *intended* that you also changed the behavior of generate_random_uuid()?

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