Package systemd-udev

Rule-based device node and kernel event manager

This package contains systemd-udev and the rules and hardware database
needed to manage device nodes. This package is necessary on physical
machines and in virtual machines, but not in containers.

See also: systemd, systemd-bootchart, systemd-container, systemd-devel, systemd-journal-remote, systemd-swap.

General Commands
Command Description
bootctl Control the firmware and boot manager settings
File Formats
File Description
modules-load.d Configure kernel modules to load at boot
sleep.conf.d alias for systemd-sleep.conf
systemd-sleep.conf Suspend and hibernation configuration file
timesyncd.conf Network Time Synchronization configuration files
timesyncd.conf.d alias for timesyncd.conf
udev.conf Configuration for device event managing daemon
vconsole.conf Configuration file for the virtual console
Name Description
hwdb Hardware Database
udev Dynamic device management
System Administration
Command Description
kernel-install Add and remove kernel and initramfs images to and from /boot
systemd-backlight alias for systemd-backlight@.service
systemd-backlight@.service Load and save the display backlight brightness at boot and shutdown
systemd-cryptsetup alias for systemd-cryptsetup@.service
systemd-cryptsetup-generator Unit generator for /etc/crypttab
systemd-cryptsetup@.service Full disk decryption logic
systemd-gpt-auto-generator Generator for automatically discovering and mounting root, /home/, /srv/, /var/...
systemd-growfs alias for systemd-makefs@.service
systemd-growfs@.service alias for systemd-makefs@.service
systemd-hibernate-resume alias for systemd-hibernate-resume@.service
systemd-hibernate-resume-generator Unit generator for resume= kernel parameter
systemd-hibernate-resume@.service Resume from hibernation
systemd-hibernate.service alias for systemd-suspend.service
systemd-hwdb hardware database management tool
systemd-hybrid-sleep.service alias for systemd-suspend.service
systemd-makefs alias for systemd-makefs@.service
systemd-makefs@.service Creating and growing file systems on demand
systemd-modules-load alias for systemd-modules-load.service
systemd-modules-load.service Load kernel modules at boot
systemd-quotacheck alias for systemd-quotacheck.service
systemd-quotacheck.service File system quota checker logic
systemd-random-seed alias for systemd-random-seed.service
systemd-random-seed.service Load and save the system random seed at boot and shutdown
systemd-remount-fs alias for systemd-remount-fs.service
systemd-remount-fs.service Remount root and kernel file systems
systemd-rfkill alias for systemd-rfkill.service
systemd-rfkill.service Load and save the RF kill switch state at boot and change
systemd-rfkill.socket alias for systemd-rfkill.service
systemd-sleep alias for systemd-suspend.service
systemd-suspend-then-hibernate.service alias for systemd-suspend.service
systemd-suspend.service System sleep state logic
systemd-timesyncd alias for systemd-timesyncd.service
systemd-timesyncd.service Network Time Synchronization
systemd-tmpfiles-setup-dev.service alias for systemd-tmpfiles
systemd-udev-settle.service Wait for all pending udev events to be handled
systemd-udevd alias for systemd-udevd.service
systemd-udevd-control.socket alias for systemd-udevd.service
systemd-udevd-kernel.socket alias for systemd-udevd.service
systemd-udevd.service Device event managing daemon
systemd-vconsole-setup alias for systemd-vconsole-setup.service
systemd-vconsole-setup.service Configure the virtual consoles
udevadm udev management tool