Hacking Extract serial number

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I looked around but I couldn't find a solution that worked. Some said you can open a file in a hex editor but I couldn't get that to work. So I've got a few switches I'm attempting to repair the emmc on, but I am wondering if there is a way to extract the serial number (XAW100000000) from the dumps, the backup or somewhere that doesn't require me to load into the switch software. Some of these don't have the sticker and others came in a lot and I don't trust that the housings/motherboard weren't mixed up.

Is there a way to get the serial if I can get it to boot into Linux?
 

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Why do you need the serialnumber? What did you do with your switch?
 

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So I have a console that starts and works fine that I pulled the prod.info from to compare it to some of my non working consoles. In doing this I noticed the serial number is missing from the prod.info. It stills works perfectly and displays the serial number in the menu screen once booted. Is this something that should alarm me or is this no big deal?
 

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So I have a console that starts and works fine that I pulled the prod.info from to compare it to some of my non working consoles. In doing this I noticed the serial number is missing from the prod.info. It stills works perfectly and displays the serial number in the menu screen once booted. Is this something that should alarm me or is this no big deal?
As long as it works, that's all that matters right?
 

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