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

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | KERNEL COMMAND LINE OPTIONS | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

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NAME         top

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

SYNOPSIS         top

       systemd-network-generator.service

       /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-network-generator

DESCRIPTION         top

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

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

KERNEL COMMAND LINE OPTIONS         top

       This tool understands the following options:

       ip=, rd.route=, rd.peerdns=
           — translated into systemd.network(5) files.

       ifname=
           — translated into systemd.link(5) files.

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

       See dracut.kernel(7) for option syntax and details.

SEE ALSO         top

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

COLOPHON         top

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