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.

Version: 249.7

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

General Commands

bootctl Control EFI firmware boot settings and manage boot loader

File Formats

loader.conf Configuration file for systemd-boot
modules-load.d Configure kernel modules to load at boot
pstore.conf PStore configuration file
pstore.conf.d alias for pstore.conf
repart.d Partition Definition Files for Automatic Boot-Time Repartitioning
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


hwdb Hardware Database
sd-boot alias for systemd-boot
systemd-boot A simple UEFI boot manager
udev Dynamic device management

System Administration

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-bless-boot alias for systemd-bless-boot.service
systemd-bless-boot-generator Pull systemd-bless-boot.service into the initial boot transaction when boot counting is in effect
systemd-bless-boot.service Mark current boot process as successful
systemd-boot-system-token.service Generate an initial boot loader system token and random seed
systemd-cryptsetup alias for systemd-cryptsetup@.service
systemd-cryptsetup-generator Unit generator for /etc/crypttab
systemd-cryptsetup@.service Full disk decryption logic
systemd-fsck alias for systemd-fsck@.service
systemd-fsck-root.service alias for systemd-fsck@.service
systemd-fsck@.service File system checker logic
systemd-gpt-auto-generator Generator for automatically discovering and mounting root, /home/, /srv/, /var/ and /var/tmp/ partitions, as well as discovering and enabling swap partitions,…
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-mkswap@.service alias for systemd-makefs@.service
systemd-modules-load alias for systemd-modules-load.service
systemd-modules-load.service Load kernel modules at boot
systemd-pstore alias for systemd-pstore.service
systemd-pstore.service A service to archive contents of pstore
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-repart Automatically grow and add partitions
systemd-repart.service alias for systemd-repart
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
systemd-volatile-root alias for systemd-volatile-root.service
systemd-volatile-root.service Make the root file system volatile
udevadm udev management tool