Provided by: libnl-utils_3.4.0-1_amd64
genl-ctrl-list - List available kernel-side Generic Netlink families
Queries the Generic Netlink controller in kernel and prints a list of all registered Generic Netlink families including the version of the interface that has been registered.
-h or --help Print help text to console and exit. -v or --version Print versioning information to console and exit. -d or --details Include additional detailed information for each Generic Netlink family that is printed. The information includes: hdrsize N The size of the user specific header. maxattr N The maximum Netlink attribute identifier expected by the interface. op NAME (ID) <FLAGS> A list of available operations including their name, numeric identifier and the flags indicating the capabilities of the opertion. Available flags: admin-perm Requires administrative privileges has-doit Command can handle request has-dump Command can handle a dump request has-policy Command enforces attribute validation policy grp NAME (ID) A list of registered multicast groups including name (if available) and identifier. Example: 0x0010 nlctrl version 2 hdrsize 0 maxattr 7 op GETFAMILY (0x03) <has-doit,has-dump,has-policy> grp notify (0x10)
$ genl-ctrl-list 0x0010 nlctrl version 2 0x0011 NLBL_MGMT version 3 0x0012 NLBL_CIPSOv4 version 3 0x0013 NLBL_UNLBL version 3 0x0014 acpi_event version 1 0x0015 thermal_event version 1 0x0016 VFS_DQUOT version 1 0x0017 TASKSTATS version 1 0x0018 NET_DM version 2
Thomas Graf is the original author and current maintainer of libnl and libnl tools. Many people have contributed to it since.