systemd and network service

Michal Schmidt mschmidt at
Thu Sep 30 12:37:57 UTC 2010

On Thu, 30 Sep 2010 14:04:00 +0200 Patrick MONNERAT wrote:
> Until now (with upstart), my rawhide system started the network
> service but not the NetworkManager service.
> With systemd, neither of these are started by default.

You may be seeing or
a similar bug.

> I've read some previous discussions about creating missing links,
> defaults, etc. There is a listed solution based on NetworkManager, but
> it is not applicable on the network service, because the file
> "/lib/systemd/system/network.service" does not exist and thus cannot
> be linked to from a *.wants directory.

That's correct. There's no native systemd unit file for the network
service. "network.service" in systemd is generated by processing the
classic SysV initscript /etc/init.d/network.


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