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10.3: Serial number in the 'About This Mac' box now works
Authored by: geordie on Nov 17, '03 07:32:18PM
It would be interesting to see what a
"ioreg -c IOPlatformExpertDevice | grep serial-number" 
in the terminal reports. FYI some mac models encode the serial number in a funky hex form that requires sending the result through a
"| sed -e 's/.*\<//' | xxd -r -p" 
to get an ascii approximation (still slightly out of order though)

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