systemd-veritysetup-generator(8) — Linux manual page

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SYSTEMD-VERITYSETUP-GENERATOR(8)veritysetup-generatorERITYSETUP-GENERATOR(8)

NAME         top

       systemd-veritysetup-generator - Unit generator for integrity
       protected block devices

SYNOPSIS         top

       /usr/lib/systemd/system-generators/systemd-veritysetup-generator

DESCRIPTION         top

       systemd-veritysetup-generator is a generator that translates kernel
       command line options configuring integrity-protected block devices
       (verity) into native systemd units early at boot and when
       configuration of the system manager is reloaded. This will create
       systemd-veritysetup@.service(8) units as necessary.

       Currently, only a single verity device may be set up with this
       generator, backing the root file system of the OS.

       systemd-veritysetup-generator implements systemd.generator(7).

KERNEL COMMAND LINE         top

       systemd-veritysetup-generator understands the following kernel
       command line parameters:

       systemd.verity=, rd.systemd.verity=
           Takes a boolean argument. Defaults to "yes". If "no", disables
           the generator entirely.  rd.systemd.verity= is honored only by
           the initial RAM disk (initrd) while systemd.verity= is honored by
           both the host system and the initrd.

       roothash=
           Takes a root hash value for the root file system. Expects a hash
           value formatted in hexadecimal characters of the appropriate
           length (i.e. most likely 256 bit/64 characters, or longer). If
           not specified via systemd.verity_root_data= and
           systemd.verity_root_hash=, the hash and data devices to use are
           automatically derived from the specified hash value.
           Specifically, the data partition device is looked for under a GPT
           partition UUID derived from the first 128bit of the root hash,
           the hash partition device is looked for under a GPT partition
           UUID derived from the last 128bit of the root hash. Hence it is
           usually sufficient to specify the root hash to boot from an
           integrity protected root file system, as device paths are
           automatically determined from it — as long as the partition table
           is properly set up.

       systemd.verity_root_data=, systemd.verity_root_hash=
           These two settings take block device paths as arguments and may
           be used to explicitly configure the data partition and hash
           partition to use for setting up the integrity protection for the
           root file system. If not specified, these paths are automatically
           derived from the roothash= argument (see above).

SEE ALSO         top

       systemd(1), systemd-veritysetup@.service(8), veritysetup(8),
       systemd-fstab-generator(8)

COLOPHON         top

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