systemd-network-generator.service(8) — Linux manual page


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NAME         top

       systemd-network-generator.service, systemd-network-generator -
       Generate network configuration from the kernel command line

SYNOPSIS         top



DESCRIPTION         top

       systemd-network-generator.service is a system service that
       translates ip= and related settings on the kernel command line
       (see below) into, systemd.netdev(5), and configuration files understood by
       systemd-networkd.service(8) and systemd-udevd.service(8).

       Files are generated in /run/systemd/network/.

       Note: despite the name, this generator executes as a normal
       systemd service and is not an implementation of the
       systemd.generator(7) concept.


       This tool understands the following options:

       ip=, nameserver=, rd.route=, rd.peerdns=
           Translated into files.

           In addition to the parameters dracut.cmdline(7) defines the
           ip= option accepts the special value "link-local". If
           selected, the network interfaces will be configured for
           link-local addressing (IPv4LL, IPv6LL) only, DHCP or IPv6RA
           will not be enabled.

           Added in version 245.

       ifname=, net.ifname-policy=
           Translated into files.

           Added in version 245.

       vlan=, bond=, bridge=, bootdev=
           Translated into systemd.netdev(5) files.

           Added in version 245.

       See dracut.cmdline(7) and systemd-udevd.service(8) for option
       syntax and details.

SEE ALSO         top

       systemd(1), systemd-networkd.service(8), dracut(8)

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