Bug#832342: sitesummary: SiteSummary.pm fails to extract information w/ recent stretch linux-images
Hm, looking at a test laptop running testing, it look like the output
from 'ifconfig -a' changed too much for the code I proposed to work. It
need to identify ethernet devices completely differently.
> ignore virbrX, lo and maybe other devices and then just sort
It is the 'maybe other devices' that bothers me. :)
> IOW: i'm not sure one can reliable identify machines based on the
> interfaces it has…
The idea is to have some hardware specific value that do not change
every boot. It is not the only identifier.