systemd-network-generator (8) - Linux Man Pages

systemd-network-generator: Generate network configuration from the kernel command line

NAME

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

SYNOPSIS

systemd-network-generator.service

/lib/systemd/systemd-network-generator

DESCRIPTION

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

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.