[systemd-devel] networkd link state
lennart at poettering.net
Thu Dec 4 15:52:27 PST 2014
On Thu, 04.12.14 16:53, O Neill, David M (david.m.oneill at intel.com) wrote:
> If you could expand on how you solve the following:
> Systemd-networkd is a single process and it reads its configuration
> from /etc/systemd/network.
> How do unit files, solve a single process managing multiple netdevs?
> Taking a switch as a use case with 64 ports, a port could have quite
> a lot of configuration associated with it; in a file such as
> /etc/system/network/sw0p1.link (network/link).
> Are you suggesting we using symlinks like systemctl manages daemons
> on boot to solve the enable/disabled problem?
Note that .link files and .network can be applied to multiple devices
the same way. The [Match] section specifies to which set of devices
a file of this kind applies. Normally, if you have a system with 64
ports, and all should run the same configuraiton, you'd just put one
file in place and make it match all 64 ports.
Lennart Poettering, Red Hat
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